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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Beyond election petitions

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Beyond election petitions

POST-GE13, both BN and PR lodged election petitions against the polls results in several seats. Why bother with election petitions? And what else do citizens need to be aware of and be vigilant about if Malaysians are to get a cleaner and fairer electoral system come GE14?

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Court reserves judgment in two election petitions

PUTRAJAYA, 15 Jan 2009: The Federal Court here today reserved judgment in two appeals against the High Court’s refusal to nullify the election results for the Kuala Kangsar parliamentary and Kubu Gajah state seats. Both seats were won by Barisan Nasional (BN) candidates in the 8 March general election last year. Chief Judge of Sabah [...]

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Judicial reforms afoot

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 Dec 2008: Despite the controversies surrounding the Malaysian judiciary this year, some attempts are being made to restore the institution’s image. Events signalling a revamp kicked off with lawyer-cum-politician Datuk Zaid Ibrahim being made a senator and appointed de facto law minister after the 8 March general election. The move by Prime [...]

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