Posted on 22 November 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
PKR deputy president candidate Mustaffa Kamil Ayub announced on 9 Nov 2010 that he would give 48 hours for the party leadership to postpone or call off the PKR elections or face “firm action”. Almost two weeks later, he’s still in the race and affirming his loyalty to the party leadership. Whatever happened to Mustaffa’s ultimatum?
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Posted on 18 October 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
PARTI Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has become the first major Malaysian political party to hold direct elections which are currently ongoing. The elections will allow the party’s approximately 400,000 members to vote directly not only for their division chiefs but also their president, deputy president, vice-presidents and supreme council members. The elections has already seen some [...]
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Posted on 05 July 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
THIS week, The Nut Graph asks political scientist Wong Chin Huat to comment on Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Azmin Ali’s supposed party tussle with Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim. TNG: What is the significance, if any, of Azmin Ali replacing Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim as PKR Selangor chief? Does this indicate that [...]
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Posted on 19 April 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
*Updated 4 April 2011 GOMBAK Member of Parliament (MP) Mohamed Azmin Ali’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Mohamed Azmin Ali Constituency: Gombak Party: PKR (Opposition) Years as MP: Since 2008 Government position: None Party position: Deputy president* (since 28 Nov 2010) Pakatan Rakyat [...]
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Posted on 06 November 2009 By The Nut Graph team.
PARTI Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Azmin Ali is an intriguing character, to say the least. Here is a man who rose from being a minister’s special officer to becoming a Member of Parliament (MP) and vice-president of an emerging opposition party. In Malaysian political culture, loyalty is often, though not always, rewarded. But Azmin’s loyalty [...]
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Posted on 03 August 2009 By Zedeck Siew.
(Silhouette image by deeisforda / sxc.hu) ON 9 Aug 2008, the Malaysian Bar Council held a forum titled Conversion to Islam: Article 121(1A) of the Federal Constitution, Subashini and Shamala Revisited. Today, a year on, we remember the forum not for what was discussed. A 300-person demonstration gathered to protest the Bar Council’s apparent “anti-Islam [...]
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