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Time for recall elections, Selangor

Time for recall elections, Selangor

Corrected at 4:25pm, 4 Nov 2009 THERE are those who cheered for Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s now infamous 16 September 2008 plot to take over the federal government by defections. There are also those who initially cheered the 10-day defection of Datuk Nasarudin Hashim (state assemblyperson for Bota, Perak) from Umno to Parti […]

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Perak’s tarnished state

Perak’s tarnished state

SAME circus, different act. The dramatic highlight of the Perak legislative assembly sitting on 7 May 2009 was the violent removal of Speaker V Sivakumar by police officers. The highlight of Wednesday’s 28 Oct sitting was the simultaneous running of two separate assemblies under the same roof. Was anything achieved? Sure, Barisan Nasional (BN) passed […]

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Nizar returns keys to MB’s residence, keeps the Camry

IPOH, 27 Feb 2009: Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin today returned the keys to the menteri besar’s official residence to the Perak government but refused to hand over the Toyota Camry car that is used for official duties. Mohammad Nizar and his family had moved out of the menteri besar’s official residence on Jalan Raja […]

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You lie, you pay: Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 Feb 2009: Datuk Seri Najib Razak today warned that anyone who makes a false report to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will be prosecuted. Whoever who abused the statutory declaration would face the same action, the deputy prime minister said. “They will pay the price,” he told reporters after opening the Developing […]

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Bar Council urges snap elections in Perak

Bar Council urges snap elections in Perak

Corrected at 12:10am, 20 Feb 2009 Bar council president Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan PETALING JAYA, 19 Feb 2009: The Bar Council has reiterated (corrected) its stand on the Perak constitutional crisis — let the people decide. Its president Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan said snap polls were now the best solution in view of new developments involving the […]

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PR reps got death threats (Updated)

PR reps got death threats (Updated)

Corrected at 9pm, 19 Feb 2009; Updated at 4.20pm, 20 Feb 2009 KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Feb 2009: Death threats, bullets in the mail and a sting operation in collaboration with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). These were among the “evidence” cited by Pakatan Rakyat (PR) de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in his accusation […]

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