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Remembering the Perak crisis

Remembering the Perak crisis

IT’S been almost two years since Barisan Nasional (BN) wrested the Perak government from Pakatan Rakyat (PR) but does anyone still care to remember? And how would we choose to remember it? If, as the saying goes, “History is written by the victors”, then the history of the Perak takeover would probably go like this: [...]

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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Whither MACC?

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Whither MACC?

ONE year ago, on 16 July 2009, DAP political aide Teoh Beng Hock was found dead at the Selangor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office in Shah Alam. Teoh had been interrogated for almost 11 hours. The inquest into his mysterious death is still ongoing. More recently, the MACC summoned two Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Selangor [...]

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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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Arrest warrant for former Perak exco cancelled

IPOH, 19 Feb 2009: The Sessions Court here today cancelled the arrest warrant issued against former Perak executive councillor Capt (R) Mohd Osman Mohd Jailu for not turning up for his RM180 million corruption case last week. According to Bernama, judge Azhanis Teh Azman Teh cancelled the warrant after Mohd Osman’s counsel, Abdul Roni Rahman, [...]

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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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