Day: March 29, 2010

The Election Commission's secret

By Wong Chin Huat ( AS expected, the Election Commission (EC) said “no” to the idea of local elections mooted by the Penang and Selangor governments. Perhaps the EC is taking its cue from Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is dead against “politicking”,

PKR says not in rush to name Hulu Selangor candidate

By Shazwan Mustafa Kamal (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — PKR strategist Chua Tian Chang (picture) said today that PKR was not in a rush to announce its candidate for the Hulu Selangor candidacy, which fell vacant following the death of PKR MP Datuk

Uthayakumar to stay out of Hulu Selangor

By Baradan Kuppusamy (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 – The yet-to-be-registered Human Rights Party has decided not to contest the upcoming Hulu Selangor by-election, its founder and pro-tem secretary general P. Uthayakumar said today. He said in a statement that the party will also

HRP to stay out of Hulu Selangor race

Malaysiakini The newly formed Human Rights Party (HRP) will not participate in the upcoming Hulu Selangor by-election. In a statement today, pro-tem secretary-general P Uthayakumar said this was resolved by the party central committee yesterday. “We will neither endorse anyone who contests in this elections.

PKR considers five names for Hulu Selangor race

By G. Manimaran and Adib Zalkapli (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — PKR is considering five names for its candidate in the up-coming Hulu Selangor by-election following the death of its MP Datuk Dr Zainal Abidin Ahmad last week. The Election Commission (EC) will