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Sivakumar gets leave to challenge EC

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Oct 2009: Embattled Perak Speaker V Sivakumar and six others were given the nod by the High Court here today to challenge the decision of the Election Commission (EC) in not holding by-elections in three state seats in Perak. Sivakumar, Pakatan Rakyat (PR) assemblypersons Chen Fook Chye, Tai Sing Ng and A […]

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EC acted beyond powers, court told

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Sept 2009: The Election Commission (EC) acted beyond its powers and functions in not holding by-elections for three state seats in Perak, the High Court here was told today. Counsel Datuk S Ambiga said the EC’s decision in holding that the state assembly seats of Behrang, Changkat Jering and Jelapang were not […]

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“Local factor advantages BN”

CHANGKAT JERING, 5 April 2009: Pro-Barisan Nasional (BN) independent state assembly[person] Mohd Osman Jailu contends that the local flavour will help BN’s Ismail Saffian in the fight for the Bukit Gantang parliamentary constituency. Osman, who won the Changkat Jering state seat in the general elections last year under the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) ticket, said […]

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Sivakumar’s leave application hearing on 28 May

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 March 2009: The leave applications by Perak state assembly Speaker V Sivakumar and six others for a judicial review to compel the Election Commission (EC) to hold fresh elections in Behrang, Changkat Jering and Jelapang will be heard on 28 May. High Court judge Lau Bee Lan fixed the date after the […]

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The test in Bukit Gantang

The test in Bukit Gantang

(© Stillgray / flickr) KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional (BN) will face an uphill battle in the upcoming Bukit Gantang by-election, with the played-up “derhaka” issue not expected to be sustainable. “It will be a test case of whether there is more Hang Jebat or Hang Tuah,” said political analyst Khoo Kay Peng. He said the […]

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Former Perak exco corruption case postponed (Updated)

(Updated 3:52pm; 10 Feb 2009) IPOH, 10 Feb 2009:The hearing of the corruption case involving two former Perak executive council (exco) members and three others scheduled for three days from today was postponed to 15 June. It had to be postponed as Sessions Court judge Tan Hooi Leng who is to hear the case, is […]

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