Day: April 29, 2010

Rasa folk lauded for ignoring RM3 mil carrot

Malaysiakini DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang today praised voters from Rasa village for voting overwhelmingly against Barisan Nasional, despite the coalition’s RM3 million pledge to a school there. “Greater praises are in order to the voters of Rasa who have demonstrated that they are worthy

Najib not quite the Hulu conqueror

Malaysiakini Najib Razak and the BN won bragging rights in Hulu Selangor. A win is a win. The BN had the advantage up-front with its machinery and resources for this large semi-rural constituency and it used these effectively. To date, the focus has been on

Sibu a contest between money and ideals

Joseph Sipalan (Malaysiakini) The DAP is basing the upcoming fight for the Sibu by-election on an agenda of reforms, and is expecting to confront what they foresee will be a financial whitewash by the Barisan Nasional campaign machinery. Riding on the slogan “Sibu leads the

Myths of Chinese ballots — Tay Tian Yan

Malaysian Insider APRIL 29 — Indeed, this kind of voice emerges as soon as the by-election is over. Perkasa has stepped in. Its chief Datuk Ibrahim Ali said Chinese were ungrateful and ought to be punished. He felt that since Chinese voters had not supported

Case management for Sivakumar case May 27

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The application of former Perak state assembly speaker V. Sivakumar and six others for a judicial review of the Election Commission’s (EC) decision not to hold by-elections for three state seats in Perak will come up further case