Archive | May, 2009

Unraveling Pakatan’s Penanti win

Unraveling Pakatan’s Penanti win

Mansor celebrating his win in the by-election WITH Penanti, the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) has added yet another convincing victory to its already impressive by-election resumé. Doubtless, many are viewing Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) candidate Dr Mansor Othman’s thumping 5,558 winning majority as par for the course in PR’s onslaught on Malaysian politics. Rohana AriffinSupport for [...]

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Mansor triumphs in Penanti

Mansor triumphs in Penanti

From l-r: Mat Sabu, Mansor Othman, Guan Eng and Anwar Ibrahim BUKIT MERTAJAM, 31 May 2009: As expected, Pakatan Rakyat (PR) has notched yet another by-election victory, when Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)’s Dr Mansor Othman scored a thumping win here in Penanti. Additionally, Mansor will be made the new Penang deputy chief minister (DCM) 1 [...]

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Penanti poll results (Updated 9.26pm)

Penanti poll results (Updated 9.26pm)

Updated 9.26pm, 31 May 2009Corrected on 31 May 2009 at 9.10pm Anwar, Mansor and Guan Eng 8.37pm Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng confirms that PKR’s Dr Mansor Othman, who won the Penanti by-election today, will be sworn in as deputy chief minister I on 3 June 2009. 8.25pm The Election Commission officially announces PKR’s [...]

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Muhyiddin to meet registrar over PPP crisis

MUAR, 31 May 2009: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is to meet the Registrar of Societies (RoS) tomorrow or on 2 June to find who the legitimate president of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is. He said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, just before flying off to South Korea today, had asked [...]

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Fifth H1N1 flu case in Singapore

SINGAPORE, 31 May 2009: A 22-year-old Singaporean woman who returned from the United States on 29 May became the fifth person in the city-state to contract the A H1N1 flu. The republic’s Health Ministry said today the woman, who was in Vermont and New York from 13 to 28 May, arrived here on the All [...]

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Residents behind collapsed supermart vacate homes (Updated)

Updated 7.37pm, 31 May 2009 PETALING JAYA, 31 May 2009: Eleven of 12 families living in double-storey houses along Jalan 14/15 behind the collapsed Jaya Supermarket building here have moved out as instructed for fear over the unsteady building structure still standing. Petaling Jaya police chief ACP Arjunaidi Mohamed said today the 11 families had [...]

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