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EC’s choice of polling date – proof of subservience to UMNO

I am disappointed with the Election Commission’s choice of polling date for Bukit Gantang and Bukit Serembau by-elections for three reasons: 1.it clearly favours the interests of UMNO; 2.it is one of the shortest campaign periods in recent history; and 3.it falls on a working…

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BN must hold fresh poll in Perak

The new Barisan Nasional state government should dissolve the Perak state assembly immediately to pave the way for fresh election to allow the people to elect a legitimate administration. “This is in compliance with public expectation, aspiration and desire,” said DAP’s Bukit Bendera member of…

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We’ll fight back

I took this photo from Perak Exco Thomas Su’s office in the State Government building in Ipoh at 335p.m. yesterday, minutes after Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Nizar Jamaluddin’s annoucement of intention to dissolve the State Assembly. The DAP Perak Headquarters is just across the road.…

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Perak UMNO seats

A reader sent me this which I have yet to have time to verify. And, majority vote is a meaningless figure without overall statistics like turnout rate, total number of voters etc. But I think the following details explain why I say we should fight…

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Let’s fight it out

PENANG, Feb 1 – Perhaps it is time for the Perak Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin to seek the Sultan’s consent to dissolve the Perak State Assembly. If granted, I am confident that Pakatan Rakyat will win. A Pakatan victory will spell the…

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Hello

At least on two occassions 1st February was of significance to me. I reached home from Australia on this day in 2005, after four years of sojourn at the Australian National University, Canberra. After completing a basic arts degree in politics and an honours degree in Asian…

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