Month February 2009

By-elections a litmus test for Barisan Nasional

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 — Five by-elections in one year is startling enough but to have three of them squashed into one month is pretty extraordinary. Two by-elections have been held since the March 2008 general election, which saw the Barisan Nasional ruling coalition take…

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Nineteen seventy-four

I am thinking to write an article reflecting on the recent political situations but couldn’t find sufficient time to sit down and develop it in a coherent manner. Perhaps let me share it with you here in pointer form. Within UMNO, there is a view that…

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Eli

To Elizabeth Wong with sympathy. The invasion of Eli’s privacy is a sad reflection of Malaysian politics.

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By-elections will be a referendum on key issues

The simultaneous by-elections in the Bukit Gantang parliamentary constituency in Perak and Bukit Selambau state seat in Kedah will be, in a way, a referendum on various contentious issues, especially on the Perak political crisis. DAP’s Bukit Bendera Member of Parliament Liew Chin Tong said…

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