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Wooing Felda settlers

Wooing Felda settlers

WHAT is the campaign trail like outside modern, urban constituencies, such as in a Felda settlement? Photojournalist Danny Lim gives us a glimpse of how a political party woos a rural community of farmers.

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Surprises and football inspirations

Surprises and football inspirations

YOU know the old adage/cliché, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”? Here’s a prime example. In June, I joined a touring group of theatre performers from Perth, Australia to the Temple of Fine Arts in Johor Baru (JB), where we put on a show. Having been to the Temple of Fine Arts in Kuala […]

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PAS-supporting teenagers on the back of a pick-up truck whizzing through the town on a triumphant high. Pic by Danny Lim.

PAS celebrates BN setback

EVERYONE knew it was a tight race between two Malay Muslim parties. On the night of 17 Jan 2009, as the votes were counted for the Kuala Terengganu by-election, the ebb and flow of emotions outside the tallying centre was both audible and palpable. Tens of thousands had gathered outside the Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin […]

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PAS victory in Kuala Terengganu

PAS victory in Kuala Terengganu

(Updated 11.34pm, 17 Jan 2009) Abdul Wahid Endut with his wife, and five of his nine children, outside the polling station at Sek Keb Pusat Chabang Tiga KUALA TERENGGANU, 17 Jan 2009: PAS candidate Mohd Abdul Wahid Endut has won the Kuala Terengganu by-election with a 2,631-vote majority in a spectacular win that wrested the […]

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PAS MP for Kuala Krai Dr Hatta Ramli teasingly “instructs” BN supporters to stand in line (“satu barisan!”) for a photo shoot.

Sunny start to polling day in KT

NO matter how hard they tried, politicians from both Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Rakyat could not supplant the relaxed vibe of Kuala Terengganu. And so the calm mood persisted into the morning of polling day, 17 Jan, even as the cloudy weather of late gave way to a rare sunny day. All across the […]

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Polling in KT ends (Updated with video at 7.20pm)

Polling in KT ends (Updated with video at 7.20pm)

(Updated 7.20pm, 17 Jan 2009) Polling at Sekolah Kebangsaan Pusat Bukit Bandar, where Datuk Wan Ahmad Farid Wan Salleh and wife Toh Puan Intan Baizura Abdul Wahab cast their votes KUALA TERENGGANU: All 36 polling centres for the Kuala Terengganu parliamentary by-election were closed at 5pm today. Election Commission (EC) chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz […]

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