Day: May 1, 2010

‘The DAP night’ in Sibu: an observation — Ngu Ik Tean

Malaysian Insider MAY 1 — I received a free ticket to attend “the DAP night” from a friend of my friend working as a reporter in the local Chinese press. Some Chinese newspapers described the dinner as “a show of strength”. Another purpose of the

Women’s vote key to Sibu win, says PBB rep

Malaysian Insider SIBU, May 1 — Wooing the women voters is crucial for Barisan Nasional (BN) in retaining the Sibu parliamentary seat in the May 16 by-election, says Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) deputy women’s wing chief, Datin Fatimah Abdullah. She said women voters made

Selangor MB rubbishes RM176m vote-buy charges

Malaysian Insider SHAH ALAM, May 1 — Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim has dismissed claims that the state government spent RM176 million to win the people’s support in the run-up to the Hulu Selangor by-election. Khalid, who described the allegations as “cynical” and

EC should not be hands-off over rampant bribery

Written by Kim Quek (CPI Asia) At long last, we have a righteous leader who is boldly initiating legal action to rein in the notorious Malaysian electoral system which has virtually gone berserk. Pakatan Rakyat (PR) leader Zaid Ibrahim, who lost narrowly to a Barisan

EC should not be hands-off over rampant bribery

Written by Kim Quek (cpiasia.net) At long last, we have a righteous leader who is boldly initiating legal action to rein in the notorious Malaysian electoral system which has virtually gone berserk. Pakatan Rakyat (PR) leader Zaid Ibrahim, who lost narrowly to a Barisan Nasional