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Game over for PR in Perak?

Game over for PR in Perak?

SIX months ago, when Datuk Seri Najib Razak first took over as prime minister in April 2009, no one would have expected him to be able to draw a mass rally numbering between 30,000 and 50,000 people in Perak. Indeed, he even avoided the campaign in the Bukit Gantang by-election a few days after his […]

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Court of Appeal still hasn’t delivered written judgment

Court of Appeal still hasn’t delivered written judgment

KUALA LUMPUR, 17 June 2009: The Court of Appeal still hasn’t made available its written judgment to Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin’s legal team even though it has been three and a half weeks since the appellate court ruled that Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir was the legitimate Perak menteri besar (MB). In the […]

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Umno Penang confident of Malay M’sian voters

GEORGE TOWN, 21 April 2009: Umno Penang is confident Malay [Malaysian] voters in Penanti would return to the Barisan Nasional (BN) fold, as witnessed during the Bukit Selambau and Bukit Gantang by-elections on 7 April. Umno Penang secretary Datuk Azhar Ibrahim, who is also the Opposition Leader, said it was only a matter of time […]

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Changing voting trends among M’sians

KUALA LUMPUR, 14 April 2009: The recently concluded three by-elections have shown a noticeable change in the voting trends of the Malay Malaysians and non-Malay Malaysians towards Barisan Nasional (BN) and the opposition. Although BN managed to retain the Batang Ai state seat and the opposition parties, PKR and PAS, the Bukit Selambau state seat […]

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Muhyiddin: MCA not upset with his remark (Updated 4.05pm)

Muhyiddin: MCA not upset with his remark (Updated 4.05pm)

Updated 14 April 2009 at 4.05pm PUTRAJAYA, 14 April 2009: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the MCA leadership has no problems with the recent comment he made about Chinese Malaysian voters not being appreciative. “I talked to (MCA president Datuk Seri) Ong Tee Keat, and he said there was nothing wrong with […]

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MCA: Don’t blame Chinese M’sians for BN’s loss

MCA: Don’t blame Chinese M’sians for BN’s loss

PETALING JAYA, 13 April 2009: Don’t blame Chinese Malaysians for the Barisan Nasional (BN)’s loss in the Bukit Gantang by-election — that’s MCA’s response to Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who called the community there “unappreciative”. MCA Information and Communication Bureau head Lee Wei Kiat was referring to Muhyiddin’s remarks in an interview […]

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