Tag: Penanti by-elections

Parliamentary Question #68 on 15/6/2009

Tuan Haji Taib Azamudden bin Md Taib [ Baling ] to ask the MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS to state that with the National Front (Barisan Nasional) not contesting the Penanti state seat by-election, whether the government will reduce the number of police personnel during the

Penanti campaign in final gear

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) PENANTI, May 30 — Pakatan Rakyat will be seeking to make full use of today, the last day of the campaign period for the by-election here, to materialise its goal of increasing its majority votes to back its claims

Lunch, lies and an audio tape

By Shanon Shah  (thenutgraph.com) REPORTERS have shared many an exasperated laugh over the clucking and cackling of chickens in independent candidate Aminah Abdullah’s 13 May 2009 audio recording of an alleged attempt to bribe her. In the 47th minute of the recording, even Lim Eng

MACC probe into Aminah's bribery claims

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) PENANG, May 26 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has begun investigations into allegations made by independent candidate Aminah Abdullah that her former party, PKR, offered her the deputy chief minister’s (DCM) post if she withdrew from the Penanti

PKR flags near Umno building cause scuffle

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) PENANTI, May 26 — A minor scuffle broke out between Seberang Prai City Council (MPSP) officers and PKR supporters, after the former cut down party flags raised in front of the Permatang Pauh Umno headquarters here today.

Aminah claims PKR offered her DCM post

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) PENANTI, May 25 — Independent candidate Aminah Abdullah claimed today her former party had tried to bribe her by offering the Penang deputy chief minister post, adding she has an audio recording to back her allegations.

Battle for Malaysia in Penanti despite BN’s absence

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid (Malaysian Insider) PENANTI, May 25 — Pakatan Rakyat leaders last night told Penanti voters to send a strong signal against what they described as the despotic rule of Barisan Nasional (BN) by “slapping” them with more votes for the opposition pact.

Pakatan all out to woo 'bored' voters

Athi Veeranggan (Malaysiakini) The absence of Barisan Nasional from the Penanti by-election has forced Pakatan Rakyat to restrategise its campaign formula to galvanise the bored voters and ensure a massive victory for its candidate Mansor Othman. Pakatan election strategists are outlining all ways and means

Aminah: I was offered top post to withdraw

Athi Veeranggan (Malaysiakini) Penanti’s independent candidate Aminah Abdullah today revealed that two state level PKR members offered her a top post and RM80,000 if she pulled out from contesting in the by-election. Without naming the two, Aminah told reporters that the offers were to make

Perak the talk of Penanti

By Lee Wei Lian (Malaysian Insider) PENANTI, May 24 – The name on the lips of many a voter here is not Dr. Mansor Othman, PKR’s by-election candidate, but Datuk Seri Nizar Jamaluddin.