Day: April 10, 2010

Taib sounds war drums in Sibu

Malaysian Insider KUCHING, April 10 — Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud today said the Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) was ready for the Sibu Parliamentary by-election, following the death of Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Robert Lau Hoi Chew, yesterday. Abdul Taib who is

Azmin rubbishes claims of discord ahead of by-election

Malaysiakini PKR vice-president Azmin Ali has quashed suggestions that he was perturbed by Selangor Menteri Besar Khalid Ibrahim being picked to lead the campaign in the upcoming Hulu Selangor by-election. With only a week to go before nomination day on April 17, rumours are rife

Sarawak leaders pay Lau last respects

Malaysian Insider SIBU, April 10 — Sarawak Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng and his wife Toh Puan Norkiah today paid their last respects to the late deputy Transport Minister Datuk Robert Lau Hoi Chew at his residence in Bruang Road here

PKR vows loyal candidate for Hulu Selangor

Malaysian Insider HULU SELANGOR, April 10 — Pakatan Rakyat’s candidate in the Hulu Selangor parliamentary by-election will be able to represent the party and will not jump ship, said Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Mohamed Azmin Ali. “We will choose a candidate who can really

Sibu MP’s remains back home

Malaysian Insider SIBU, April 10 — About a thousand people were at the Sibu Airport last night to receive the remains of Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Robert Lau Hoi Chew who died at 11.10am today in his home in Kuala Lumpur. The military aircraft bringing

PKR close ranks for Hulu Selangor campaign launch

By Adib Zalkapli (Malaysian Insider) HULU SELANGOR, April 10 — PKR launched its Hulu Selangor campaign machinery last night with a show unity among the party leaders, despite disquiet over Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim’s role as by-election director. The Selangor mentri besar had waded into

Mat Taib or bust for Hulu Selangor voters

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) HULU SELANGOR, April 10 — If there is an absolute about the coming Hulu Selangor by-election, it is this: Barisan Nasional (BN) will cruise to victory if Tan Sri Muhammad Muhammad Taib is fielded as a candidate. The ruling federal