Day: April 15, 2010

Samy Vellu Keeps Mum on Hulu Selangor Candidate

Malaysian Digest KUALA LUMPUR, 15 APRIL, 2010: MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu has opted to keep silent as to who will be MIC’s candidate for the upcoming Hulu Selangor by-election. When approached by reporters after he chaired an emergency meeting of the party’s

Khalid: Zaid stronger candidate than Kamalanathan

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) HULU SELANGOR, April 15 — Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim today scoffed at the Barisan Nasional’s choice of candidate for the Hulu Selangor by-election, and confidently claimed that PKR’s Datuk Zaid Ibrahim is much stronger than MIC’s P. Kamalanathan. The Selangor

Kamalanathan vows to deliver Hulu Selangor as gift to PM

By Neville Spykerman (Malaysian Insider) KUALA KUBU BAHRU, April 15 — Compromise candidate P. Kamalanathan today vowed to “swim or sink” with the people of Hulu Selangor after the deputy prime minister announced his nomination as Barisan Nasional’s (BN) choice for the April 25 by-election.

PKR's Bakar Arang assemblyman resigns from party

STAR KUALA LUMPUR: PKR’s Bakar Arang assemblyman Tan Wei Shu has resigned from the party with immediate effect, but said he would remain as an independent assemblyman. Tan said on Thursday that he made the decision to stay as an independant because certain PKR leaders

Azmin scorches KJ's rumours of rift with Zaid

Malaysiakini When PKR vice-president Azmin Ali was asked about Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin’s tweets regarding his opposition to Zaid Ibrahim’s candidacy in the upcoming Hulu Selangor by-election, his first reaction was, “They got nothing else to do?” azmin ali pc in parliament 020709 02″This

Hold your horses, Mr Muhyiddin — Zaid Ibrahim

Malaysian Insider APRIL 15 — As the shootout for Hulu Selangor draws near, the dirty campaign of Umno has begun in full swing. Predictably, Umno are not focusing on the issues of the rakyat. Umno are focused on the only thing they know, and that

Show us your money, Zaid dares Muhyiddin

By Neville Spykerman (Malaysian Insider) HULU SELANGOR, April 15 — PKR candidate Datuk Zaid Ibrahim was prepared to disclose his wealth after insinuations of corruption by the deputy prime minister, and challenged Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and other members of the Najib administration to do

Hulu Selangor sees a slow start to PAS campaign

By Adib Zalkapli (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Unlike other by-elections, the PAS machinery has been slow to make its presence felt in Hulu Selangor, giving rise to the speculation that it was unhappy with Datuk Zaid Ibrahim’s candidacy for Pakatan Rakyat (PR).

BN choice uncertain as MIC mulls new offer

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Barisan Nasional has yet to decide on its Hulu Selangor candidate, with just hours to go before making its announcement today, as MIC reviews its stand that its deputy president Datuk G. Palanivel should be

MIC names Kamalanathan for Hulu Selangor

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The MIC has named its information chief, P. Kamalanathan, as the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Hulu Selangor by-election, in a last-minute compromise with Umno. MIC president, Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu, is now on his way