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Who to believe in the PR?

Who to believe in the PR?

“Enough is enough. You either toe the line, support the reform agenda, commit yourself to Pakatan and work together as a multi-ethnic, multi-religious entity or you leave or be kicked out. There are no two ways about it.” PARTI Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim takes a stand after long-standing complaints against troublemakers […]

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The myth of Malaysian diversity

The myth of Malaysian diversity

HERE’S a statistic to think about: the nine by-elections since the March 2008 general election have seen a total of 36 candidates contesting. Only two, or less than 5.6%, of these candidates have been women. The two were L Sarala, who contested in the record-breaking Bukit Selambau by-election in April 2009, and Aminah Abdullah, who […]

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Tough questions for Pakatan Rakyat

Tough questions for Pakatan Rakyat

CALLOUS as it sounds, Teoh Beng Hock‘s death is just what Pakatan Rakyat (PR) needs at the moment to re-galvanise public support at a time when the alliance has been experiencing interparty fighting. Teoh’s death at the Selangor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters on 16 July 2009, after being interrogated in investigations of PR assemblypersons, […]

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Ex-PKR leaders attack

Ex-PKR leaders attack

“They said if I win the contest, I could rejoin the party and I would be given the Deputy Chief Minister 1 post.” INDEPENDENT candidate Aminah Abdullah, on part of the alleged bribe offered to her on 13 May 2009 by Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) supreme council member Cheah Kah Peng and Lim Eng Nam, […]

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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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