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RM300 “gift” mystery unsolved

RM300 “gift” mystery unsolved

With over a dozen witnesses, and a police report that names him, why can’t the media centre staff be identified? ON 16 Jan 2009, during the Kuala Terengganu (KT) by-election, more than a dozen journalists were asked to list their names, organisations, and telephone numbers on a blank piece of paper. The request was made […]

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Signal from KT

Signal from KT

FROM 12 to 18 Jan 2009, the Chinese press highlighted the Kuala Terengganu by-election. Guang Ming Daily‘s editorial on 18 Jan, titled Pay attention to the signal from the Kuala Terengganu by-election, examined what Chinese Malaysian voters want from political parties. The 17 Jan by-election saw PAS candidate Mohd Abdul Wahid Endut wresting the parliamentary […]

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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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BN has lost the plot

BN has lost the plot

(From left) PAS deputy president Nasharuddin Mat Isa, PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang and Abdul Wahid PAS has wrested the Kuala Terengganu parliamentary seat from Barisan Nasional (BN) by a 2,631-vote margin, with a greater swing in Malay Malaysian votes to the Islamist party. PAS also swept the parliamentary votes in all four […]

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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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Where are the police?

Where are the police?

Police personnel watching traffic go by in Dun Bandar, Kuala Terengganu (all pics by Lainie Yeoh) I AM amazed how the police sometimes have so many personnel for certain events. I refer to the current Kuala Terengganu by-election. Besides truckloads of police personnel, there is even a chopper flying.  A few days ago, a baby […]

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