Tag: by-election

Wah, ang pow time already, ah, Shabery?

Haris Ibrahim and handed over to you, a journalist covering the Kuala Terengganu by-election, by an officer from the Ministry of Information, asked to acknowledge receipt of the same, but not told what the money is for.

Newsmen report mystery 'angpow' in KT campaign

By Debra Chong KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 16 — Several newsmen in town to cover the Kuala Terengganu by-election were surprised to receive a mystery “angpow” today, ten days before the Chinese New Year.

EC coy over RO's quit shocker

Andrew Ong (Malaysiakini) Newly appointed Election Commission chief Abdul Aziz Yusof has refused to state the reason for the shocked resignation of Kuala Terengganu by-election returning officer Mat Razali Kassim. At a press conference in Kuala Terengganu today, Abdul Aziz confirmed that the EC received

My by-election issues

KJ John |(Malaysiakini) For many, the Kuala Terengganu by-election is only a state matter, or only the concern of registered voters there. To me however, this election is a crucial issue of what kind of Malaysia we want and whether we have, in fact, transformed

EC: Law does not forbid treating by parties

Andrew Ong (Malaysiakini) Political parties are not committing an offence by holding dinners as part of their activities in Kuala Terengganu by-election campaign, according to the Election Commission (EC). Wan Ahmad Wan Omar said the provisions of the Election Offences Act 1954 refers to only

Pas Still Not Convinced With EC's Ability

KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 8 (Bernama) — Pas still has doubts with the Election Commission (EC)’s ability in ensuring a clean and transparent by-election on Jan 17 though it admits that everything has gone well so far.

EC to decide on by-election after Sept 22

8 Sept 2008 Beh Lih Yi (Malaysiakini) The Election Commission (EC) can only decide after Sept 22 whether a by-election will be called for the Pensiangan parliamentary seat, which was declared vacant by an election court today.

Kurup's Pensiangan seat declared vacant

Malaysiakini: 8 Sept 2008 The Pensiangan parliamentary seat, won by Barisan Nasional’s Joseph Kurup on March 8 general election, has been declared vacant by the Kota Kinabalu Election Court today.

Permatang Pauh Goes To Polls Tomorrow

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Aug 25 (Bernama) — The people of Permatang Pauh will come out to vote again Tuesday, this time in a by-election for the parliamentary seat after it was left vacant by the candidate they voted in five months ago in the March 8

5 'phantom' buses stopped, MP arrested

Kuek Ser Kuang Keng & Athi Veeranggan (Malaysiakini) Three buses – one of which was filled with passengers – have been escorted to a police station in Permatang Pauh after PKR supporters believe they were used to ferry phantom voters.