Category: Bersih in the Media

Unlevel Playing Field: Burma’s Election Landscape

TNI-BCN Burma Policy Briefing Nr 3 “Opposition parties participating in the process view boycotting the elections as a strategic mistake. The only way forward for them is to play a better game of chess, making the best strategic use of the limited space available.” On

Galas by-election: Polling Nov 4 , nomination Oct 26

freemalaysiatoday By FMT Staff FMT ALERT PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission today fixed the polling date for the Galas by-election on Nov 4. Nomination will be held on Oct 26. The state seat fell vacant following the death of its rep, Che Hashim Sulaima, of PAS,

EC targets civil servants in voter drive

By G Manimaran (themalaysianinsider) PUTRAJAYA, Oct 6 — The Election Commission (EC) targets to sign-up more than 400,000 civil servants to become new voters before the next general election. The Malaysian Insider understands that a whopping 30 per cent (420,000) of the 1.2 million strong

PAS May Select Orang Asli To Be Candidate For Galas By-Election

BERNAMA KOTA BAHARU, Oct 6 (Bernama) — Kelantan PAS is willing to select Orang Asli to be candidates for elections if suitable, including for the upcoming Galas by-election, said Kelantan PAS deputy commissioner II, Datuk Husam Musa. He said this was not an issue as

S'wak BN to have a realistic manifesto: Taib

Malaysiakini The Sarawak BN is now in the midst of formulating a manifesto for the coming 10th state election, said Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud. Describing it as “realistic manifesto”, Taib, who is the state BN chairperson, said at the moment he was gathering feedback

'Not yet': PAS on Galas candidate

Harakahdaily KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4: PAS has yet to wrap up its quest for a candidate in the upcoming Galas by-election, according to PAS president Tuan Guru Abdul Hadi Awang. Speaking after attending the party’s central committee meeting last night, Hadi said the party has

RPK: Pakatan Rakyat is Yet to Deliver Its Election Manifesto

Malaysian Digest KUALA LUMPUR, 3 OCTOBER, 2010: Raja Petra Kamarudin, often described as a maverick political blogger, appears to be not seeing eye-to-eye with Pakatan Rakyat (PR), the opposition pact. According to The Malaysian Insider news portal, Raja Petra, also known as RPK, had expressed

Galas by-election: EC meets Oct 6 to decide date

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 — The Election Commission will meet at headquarters in Putrajaya on Oct 6 to set a date for the Galas by-election. According to an EC statement here today, EC deputy chairman Datuk Wira Wan Ahmad Wan Omar would be

Kelantan Police Ready to Ensure Smooth By-Election in Galas

Malaysian Digest KOTA BAHARU, 28 SEPTEMBER, 2010: Kelantan police have given the assurance that they are ready to ensure security and order during the upcoming by-election for the Galas state seat. Kelantan police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi said the state had an adequate number