Tag: sibu by-elections

BN yet to impress the Chinese, poll reveals

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — The Chinese will continue to rebuff the Barisan Nasional (BN) if the ruling coalition refuses to implement reforms that will see a fairer distribution of power for the economically-powerful community, according to a recent survey.

Sibu result reflects growing Christian vote

By Debra Chong (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — DAP’s surprise win in the recent Sibu by-election was the latest message being sent to the Najib administration that it needs to buckle down and deal with the “Allah” issue sooner rather than later. The

EC to review postal voting system

By NG AI FERN (The Star) KUCHING: The Election Commission (EC) will review the current postal voting system to minimise disputes in future elections. However, amendments to the related legislation has to be done before the changes can come into effect. The commission was apparently

Sibu By-Election: BN's Campaign Not as Innovative as PR's

by Al-Jafree Md Yusop (Malaysian Digest) Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) strategic director Tian Chua during his appearance as a guest speaker for the Teh Tarik Session held at Killiney Sooka Sentral last Thursday said that the voting trend in the recent Sibu by-election illustrates an


Tunku Abdul Aziz Sibu, that remarkable town on the mighty Rejang that the Foochows built all those long years ago with sweat, blood and tears, notched another milestone: the Chinese community decided that May 16 was to be the day when they would show the

What urban voters want

Neil Khor (Malaysiakini) For those of us who have been in the observation deck, the recent two by-elections have provided a lot of food for thought. Although it would appear that the BN is clawing back support, the reality is somewhat different if we subject

EC passes buck to MACC over PM’s Sibu ‘offer’

By G. Manimaran and Neville Spykerman (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — The Election Commission claimed it had no power to probe allegations Datuk Seri Najib Razak had committed an election offence during the Sibu by-election with his pitch to solve flash floods there

EC gets complaint on Sibu postal vote delay

Malaysiakini The DAP has submitted an official complaint to the Election Commission (EC) over the controversy surrounding the tallying of postal votes during the Sibu by-election last Sunday. Youth chief Anthony Loke handed over an official letter detailing the party’s grouses to a representative of

Local Issues Cost BN Sibu Seat

Malaysian Digest SIBU, 18 MAY, 2010: Barisan Nasional’s failure to retain its stronghold in Sibu in Sunday’s by-election in the parliamentary constituency may be surprising for outsiders but not for locals who had made up their minds much earlier and showed their displeasure by casting