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In Manek Urai, a battle for the Malay heartland

By Shannon Teoh (Malaysian Insider) KUALA KRAI, July 6 — Both Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Rakyat (PR) enter the Manek Urai campaign today knowing full well that it will test their credentials with perhaps the most important demographic group in the country.

Straight fight in Manek Urai

Malaysian Insider KUALA KRAI, July 6 — The Manik Urai state by-election scheduled for July 14 will see a straight fight between PAS candidate Mohd Fauzi Abdullah, 50, and Barisan Nasional candidate Tuan Aziz Tuan Mat, 39.

Manek Urai: Spiritual doom vs economic boom

Kuek Ser Kuang Keng (Malaysiakini) An old-fashion Umno-PAS battle is brewing for the Manek Urai by-election with both parties keeping to their familiar and time-tested campaign messages and formulae, used for decades. During the Kuala Terengganu and Bukit Gantang by-election campaigns, PAS, in an attempt

Thousands in Manek Urai for nomination day

Malaysiakini The small town of Manek Urai has been buzzing with activities since early this morning with thousands of supporters from both PAS and Umno mobilising to back their respective candidates to file in their nomination papers.

Anwar: BN will play dirty in Manek Urai

Hafiz Yatim (Malaysiakini) Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim is confident that PAS will retain the Manek Urai state seat on July 14 by-election despite an ‘active smear campaign’ by Barisan Nasional (BN). Anwar, who is head of the opposition Pakatan Rakyat alliance, said BN has resorted

BN still cling to hopes of victory in Manek Urai

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 — The going may seem tough but it is not impossible for the Barisan Nasional (BN) to win the Manek Urai state by-election, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today.

Local man Fauzi is PAS candidate for Manek Urai

By Adib Zalkapli (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 — Mohd Fauzi Abdullah, a local fish wholesaler, was named PAS candidate for the Manek Urai by-election scheduled for next month.

'Voting for heaven' debate returns to Manek Urai

Malaysiakini July 14, will be a day of reckoning for Umno as it takes on PAS in Manek Urai, the backyard and playing field of Kelantan Menteri Besar and party spiritual leader Nik Aziz Nik Mat. But for BN deputy chairperson Muhyiddin Yassin, its better

Don’t underestimate BN in Manek Urai, says Mustapa

Malaysian Insider KUALA KRAI, May 30 — The Barisan Nasional (BN) expects a stiff contest in the Manek Urai state by-election next month but opposition parties should not underestimate the coalition’s strength, Kelantan Umno chief Datuk Mustapa Mohamad said.