Tag: by-election

Anwar gets BIGGER majority

Malaysiakini: 26 Aug 2008 9.50pm: Official EC tally – Anwar got 31,195 votes, Arif Shah, 15,524, Hanafi, 92. Anwar won with a majority of 15,671.

Political Paradigm Shattering By Elections Results

by Dr. Lim Teck Ghee On 26 August, just a few days short of Merdeka day, voters in Permatang Pauh went to vote for what they want of a better Malaysia for themselves and their children.   The outcome:  they voted for the opposition candidate not

Arguments break out at EC press conference

Beh Lih Yi (Malaysiakini) 25 Aug 2008 With just a day left for polling, confusion reigned over the electoral roll that is to be used for Permatang Pauh by-election with possibly at least 710 voters being unable to cast their votes tomorrow.

BERSIH: Arif Shah breaks law by employing "intelligent agents"

Press Statement 25 August 2008 The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH) demands that the police immediately initiates investigation against the Barisan Nasional candidate in Permatang Pauh by-election, Arif Shah Omar Shah for breaking the Election Offences Act 1954 of making illegal employment by

Forum: What next after Permatang Pauh?

Public forum Date: 29 August 2008 (Friday) Time: 8.00 PM Venue: MCBA Hall, 2nd Floor, KL-S’gor Chinese Assembly Hall, 1, Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur Speakers: Dr. Jeyakumar – MP for Sungai Siput dan JK Pusat PSM Steven Gan – Chief Editor, Malaysiakini Hishamuddin Rais –

Money and groceries for votes

Beh Lih Yi | Aug 24, 08 (Malaysiakini) Allegations of vote-buying and electoral irregularities, including names missing from the electoral roll, intensified as the Permatang Pauh by-election campaign entered its final lap.

Arif Shah admits breaking election law?

22 Aug 2008 http://chinhuatw.wordpress.com/2008/08/22/arif-shah-admits-breaking-election-law/ BN candidate in the Permatang Pauh by election Arif Shah Omar Shah yesterday admitted the BN machinery has been giving RM100 to RM 500 to the locals. While he claimed that the money was payment for “intelligence work” and not to

RM16m scandal in HK: Report lodged against Sabah CM

22 Aug 2008 (Malaysiakini) Lee Way Loon and Rahmah Ghazali Four DAP leaders today lodged a police report against Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman for allegedly being involved in a RM16 million smuggling scandal following the arrest of his foster brother in Hong Kong last

French reporter submits memo condemning attack

21 Aug 2008 S Pathmawathy and Ashley Boncimino (Malaysiakini) French photojournalist Halim Berbar, assaulted on Aug 16 while covering nomination day for the Permatang Pauh by-election, said that he is not interested in blaming anyone for the incident but condemns violence against all press members.

Five hungry ghosts in Permatang Pauh

Bridget Welsh | Aug 21, 08 (Malaysiakini) People are gathering in the heartland of the Penang mainland as the gates open for the pivotal fight for Anwar Ibrahim’s political comeback.