Day: March 8, 2010

Restoration of Local Government Elections: Now for the Implementation…

SUARAM welcomes the announcement by both the Penang Chief Minister and the Selangor Menteri Besar that the respective state governments of Penang and Selangor have decided to restore local government elections and instructed the Elections Commission to conduct elections for local council governments in both

Make Democracy the only game in town

Civil Society Joint Statement on the 2nd Anniversary of March 8 2008 General Elections Two years ago, Malaysians wrote history by weakening UMNO/Barisan Nasional’s electoral one-party state. For the first time since independence, the ruling coalition lost its two-third parliamentary majority and a total of

Pakatan states could follow Penang in third vote bid

Malaysian Insider By Clara Choo KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — All Pakatan Rakyat-ruled states might emulate the Penang government to seek restoring local government elections, once the Election Commission (EC) decides on the matter. Already, the Selangor government has joined Penang in the bid with