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A revival opportunity for BN

mysinchew.com Eventually, BN decided to field former Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Tan Sri Isa Samad for the Bagan Pinang by-election. He was picked as the BN candidate based on the voters’ wishes. It is what BN needs. Only by winning the by-election, the party’s morale

Umno plays safe with Mr Popular

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 — The upcoming Bagan Pinang by-election is the best chance for Barisan Nasional (BN) to end the opposition’s winning streak, but the ruling coalition is starting off on a defensive note. In an all too familiar scenario, Umno yet

PKR to expel Shahruddin if he contests as independent

Malaysian Insider KOTA BARU, Oct 1 – Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) will expel its Telok Kemang division committee member Shahruddin Abdul Hamid from the party if he contests as an independent candidate in the Bagan Pinang state seat by-election on Oct 11. The party’s elections

A revival opportunity for BN

(Sin Chew Daily) Eventually, BN decided to field former Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Tan Sri Isa Samad for the Bagan Pinang by-election. He was picked as the BN candidate based on the voters’ wishes. It is what BN needs. Only by winning the by-election, the

The mystery of postal votes

by Deborah Loh ([email protected]) POSTAL votes in electoral contests have traditionally been accompanied by allegations of fraud and intimidation of uniformed personnel. Will they again become a contentious issue in the Bagan Pinang by-election on 11 Oct? Postal votes make up 33.7% or 4,604 of

BN says postal votes ‘not a sure advantage’

Malaysian Insider SEREMBAN, Sept 30 – The high number of postal voters in Bagan Pinang is not necessarily an advantage to the Barisan Nasional (BN), said Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan. Mohamad, who is also state Umno chief, said in last year’s

Bagan Pinang: Umno picks 'local hero' Isa

Umno will field its former vice-president Isa Samad, who was stripped of his post after being found guilty of money politics, in the forthcoming Bagan Pinang by-election in Negeri Sembilan. Umno deputy president Muhyiddin Yassin made the announcement at the Barisan Nasional operations centre in

Uncertainty over candidate spells trouble for Umno

Malaysiakini Umno seems to be in a dilemma in selecting an appropriate candidate for the Bagan Pinang by-election, due to be held on Oct 11. While the Teluk Kemang Umno division is insisting in naming only its chief and disgraced ex-Umno vice-president Isa Samad (left)

Internal gloom may doom Bagan Pinang for BN

Malaysiakini Political rivalry within Umno, MIC and MCA seems to be putting a serious damper in BN’s attempt to break its by-election jinx of eight straight defeats suffered at the hands of Pakatan Rakyat in Peninsular Malaysia. Political grudges, enmity and jealousy from the past

Bagan Pinang: No support for Isa from Mahathir

Malaysiakini Umno should pick a candidate who is free of money politics for the Bagan Pinang state by-election, former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. He believed that the BN could win the by-election on Oct 11 with a big majority because the seat