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KT’s decorative touch

WHAT’S an election campaign without a poster and banner war?

As expected, the Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Rakyat have gone all out to decorate Kuala Terengganu with posters, banners and billboards for the parliamentary by-election. Messages reflect the issues of the day, such as oil royalty, racial relations and hudud.

There are attempts to depict BN candidate Datuk Wan Ahmad Farid Wan Salleh as a politician who is close to the people, while PAS tries to demonstrate that it respects different races and religions.

Polling day is on 17 Jan 2009.

Danny Lim is a freelance journalist and photographer.

See also:
Surviving perception
Wahid’s likeability factor
Getting the message across in KT
Politicising Islam in KT
KT’s odd man out
Contrasting campaign styles in KT

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2 Responses to “KT’s decorative touch”

  1. Maris says:

    It’s probably typically southeast Asian culture to have elections like a major fiesta of sorts with all the posters and fanfare. It could be chaotic, but hey, it’s home, right?

  2. Zedeck says:

    Anwar Ibrahim = Daniel Craig?

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