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S'wak by-election: Anwar warns BN against dirty tactics

Joseph Tawie & Tony Thien (Malaysiakini) Fresh from naming PKR’s candidate to take on the might of Barisan Nasional at the Batang Ai by-election, PKR leader Anwar Ibrahim immediately trained his sights at the ruling coalition, accusing it of power abuse in trying to win

Maggie Mee raining on Batang Ai

Sim Kwang Yang (Malaysiakini) There must be a severe breakdown of communication between the national BN headquarters in Kuala Lumpur and the Sarawak BN in Kuching.

Iban magazine publisher joins Batang Ai race

Written by Bernama SIBU: The publisher of a well known Iban cultural, educational and entertainment magazine and who has his own portal, is set to join the race for the Batang Ai by-election on April 7.

How voters were affected by Batang Ai Dam

Article taken from: democracy4now Batang Ai Hydroelectric Project and the Resettlement As the state by-election of N29 Batang Ai nomination is due on 29th March, and polling on 7th April 2009, public’s attention in the area suddenly increases. Named after the same of the river

Dogs pissing on trees in Batang Ai

Sim Kwang Yang (Malaysiakini) Weekly columnists like me are constantly tormented by the lack of subjects to write about. When the deadline approaches, I sometimes freeze into an angst-filled blank in what is often termed as a writer’s block. The pending Batang Ai by-election is

BN'S battle royale for Batang Ai?

Malaysian Insider KUCHING, March 15 - With nomination day for the Batang Ai state by-election barely a week away, the Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) is expected to brace for a formidable battle with the opposition Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) to retain the Iban majority seat.

Pakatan to name Bukit Selambau candidate on March 28

ALOR SETAR, March 15 – Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azizan Abdul Razak said the Pakatan Rakyat candidate for the Bukit Selambau by-election will only be known on March 28, one day before nomination.

S'wak bloggers, your first big battle begins in Batang Ai

Sim Kwang Yang (Malaysiakini) As the political sky over the fair land of Sarawak begins to heat up in anticipation of the Batang Ai by-election, the attention is suddenly focused on a new phenomenon – the political bloggers in the state. Alfred Jabu, deputy chief

BN names their men for tri-elections

Malaysiakini Umno’s Ismail Saffian for Bukit Gantang, MIC’s S Ganesan for Bukit Selambau and PRS’s Malcolm Mussen ak Lamoh for Batang Ai  – these are the three named as BN candidates for the forthcoming by-elections. Ismail Saffian and S Ganesan’s candidacies were announced by Deputy