Day: April 1, 2010

Tian Chua: By-election a referendum for the state govt

The Star KUALA LUMPUR: The coming Hulu Selangor by-election will be a referendum for the people of Selangor on the state Pakatan Rakyat government, PKR strategic director Tian Chua said. “It is very much the assessment or test of Pakatan in Selangor,” he said at

Local polls could lead to 'racial imbalance', says deputy minister

Written by Chua Sue-Ann (The Edge) KUALA LUMPUR: Housing and Local Government Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Lajim Ukin said on Thursday,April 1, local-government elections were undesirable as they would likely create racial imbalances in local councils. “Most non-Muslims live in the urban areas while the

Three independents in fray for Hulu Selangor Indian vote

By Baradan Kuppusamy (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 — At least three MIC mid-level leaders are preparing to stand as independents in the Hulu Selangor by-election, in a move which could spoil the chances of MIC deputy president Datuk G. Palanivel if he is

Soi Lek moves to unite party ahead of by-election

By Debra Chong (Malaysian Insider) BATANG KALI, March 31 — MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek (picture) tonight stressed that he would let bygones be bygones in order to strengthen his party. In a move that appeared to put him on a higher