Category: Bersih in the Media

PAS rep falls to cancer – 12th by-election beckons

PAS’ Galas state assemblyperson Che Hashim Sulaima, who was suffering from colon cancer passed away this evening at Kuala Lumpur’s Kampung Baru Baru Medical Centre after suffering a relapse. 48-year-old Che Hashim, who passed away at 4.30pm, was diagnosed with colon cancer last year and

Galas State Asemblyman Dies

Malaysian Digest GUA MUSANG, 27 SEPTEMBER, 2010: The Kelantan State Assemblymen of Galas Che Hashim Sulaiman died 4.30 pm today at Al-Islam Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Kelantan Pas Liaison Secretary Mohd Zaki Ibrahim confirmed. State assembly speaker Datuk Nasuruddin Daud said Che Hashim was admitted

Election Commission: By-election for Galas

Bernama KUALA LUMPUR: A by-election will be held for the Galas state seat following the death of its incumbent assemblyman Che Hashim Sulaiman today. EC Deputy Chairman Datuk Wan Ahmad Wan Omar said the EC would decide on the by-election date after receiving an official

EC denies gerrymandering in ‘mini’ delineation

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) PUTRAJAYA, 23 Sept — The Election Commission (EC) today denied any political agenda in its “mini-delineation”, which has resulted in voters being relocated from their constituencies. The commission’s Registration and Electoral Roll Preparation panel chairman Datuk Zainal Abidin Mat said

Bersih 2.0 claims voters’ relocation unconstitutional

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The Election Commission (EC) has been moving voters’ localities since 2004, two years after the last delineation exercise, which polls watchdog Bersih 2.0 chairman Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan has described as unconstitutional. The EC has been

Political Parties Rushing To Register New Voters

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 13 (Bernama) — Some 56 per cent or 169,850 of 301,653 new voters registered during the first six months of this year were registered through political parties, the Election Commission (EC) said. The EC’s voter registration panel chairman Datuk Zainal Abidin Mat Said

Snap polls still on table for Najib

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 9 — While Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is aware of the risks, an early election remains an option as his administration faces up to an uncertain economic climate, Singapore’s Straits Times reported today. According to the report, Najib

Australian election: Greens key to success of new government

Julia Gillard’s new minority government in Australia means that the country’s green party will take a pivotal position in the nation’s politics for the first time. Like the UK and Germany, a surge in popularity has given the environmental movement an unprecedented parliamentary presence in

BN yet to impress the Chinese, poll reveals

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — The Chinese will continue to rebuff the Barisan Nasional (BN) if the ruling coalition refuses to implement reforms that will see a fairer distribution of power for the economically-powerful community, according to a recent survey.

Perak EC ruling on address change contravenes law

Humayun Kabir (Malaysiakini) The Perak Election Commission (EC) is acting contrary to election laws by disallowing the Pakatan assistant registering officer (ARO) from registering existing voters who are transferring from a different locality, says DAP. DAP Tronoh assemblyperson V Sivakumar (left) said the Perak EC