Tag: hulu selangor by-elections

Despite being called a stooge, Kamalanathan gives Ibrahim Ali a hug

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) SERENDAH, April 22 — Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Hulu Selangor by-election P. Kamalanathan hugged controversial Malay right-wing leader Datuk Ibrahim Ali tonight, despite attacks from Pakatan Rakyat (PR) about his alleged subservience to Umno. Kamalanathan was seen hugging

Kamalanathan says indeed a graduate

By Neville Spykerman (Malaysian Insider) KUALA KUBU BARU, April 21 — P. Kamalanathan was forced today to defend his academic qualifications after the Malaysia-Today website claimed that his alma mater, Edith Cowan University, had no records of him ever attending. According to the website run

Pakatan predicts up to 5,000 majority in Hulu Selangor

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) HULU SELANGOR, April 21 — Cautious optimism by Pakatan Rakyat (PR) leaders has given way to early predictions of a 3,000 to 5,000-vote win for the pact in this Sunday’s Hulu Selangor by-election. Although they only scraped through with a

PKR questions validity of Hulu Selangor vote

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) HULU SELANGOR, April 21 — PKR today questioned the validity of this Sunday’s Hulu Selangor by-election, after the Election Commission (EC) moved 228 voters to the neighbouring Selayang parliamentary constituency. The party claimed the voters from Kampung Tanjung in Batang

Hulu Selangor behind ‘surprise’ road law U-turn, says Kit Siang

By Shazwan Mustafa Kamal (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — This Sunday’s Hulu Selangor vote had forced the Barisan Nasional (BN) to withdraw amendments for traffic laws barely 48 hours after tabling it in parliament, claimed DAP strongman Lim Kit Siang today. “It is

Hadi defends Zaid, accepts his repentance

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) KUALA KUBU BHARU, April 20 — PAS president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang, known for his strict interpretation of Islam, is backing PKR Hulu Selangor candidate Datuk Zaid Ibrahim from Umno’s assault on his drinking past. Hadi, who made a

Zaid: I’m not afraid of Umno

Malaysian Insider SERENDAH, April 20 — Under attack for his allegedly poor morals, Datuk Zaid Ibrahim last night continued to take the moral high road in dealing with his detractors in the race for Hulu Selangor. Stumping in an early round at the public hall

PKR wants EC board to resign over voter shift

By Asrul Hadi Abdullah Sani (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — PKR election director Fuziah Salleh today demanded the Election Commission (EC) board resign for illegally relocating 13,000 voters in Hulu Selangor. PKR had claimed the EC allegedly relocated voting stations that will affect

Zaid’s wife takes to the stump in Hulu Selangor

By Debra Chong (Malaysian Insider) HULU YAM, April 20 — The daggers have been drawn against Datuk Zaid Ibrahim but the PKR candidate for the Hulu Selangor by-election knows he can count on his wife to shield his back. Datin Suliana Shamsuddin, Zaid’s wife for