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Johari apologises, given one-month suspension

PENANG, 8 July 2009: Johari Kassim, the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) member of the Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) who was sacked from his councillor’s post recently, today made an open apology over the negative remarks he had made about the Penang government in the media. Following his apology, the Penang government cancelled his sacking [...]

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Guan Eng: Kedah situation “desperate”

Guan Eng: Kedah situation “desperate”

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 July 2009: While other Pakatan Rakyat (PR) leaders today glossed over Kedah DAP’s pullout of the state government, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng had a different view. Lim, who is also Penang Chief Minister, said the situation in Kedah was “desperate” enough that the party’s top leadership would be meeting to decide [...]

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Action against Johari too harsh, say councillors

BUTTERWORTH, 30 June 2009: Several Seberang Perai municipal councillors have described the Penang government’s sacking of Johari Kassim as a member of the council as too harsh. Mohd Kamil Abu Bakar of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) said the state government could have just suspended Johari as a warning for having led eight PKR councillors in [...]

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Politicians and local councils

Politicians and local councils

THE spat between Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and DAP over the appointment of Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai (MPSP) president Mokhtar Mohd Jait began with a boycott, by PKR councillors, of Mokhtar’s swearing in. This then led to DAP leaders calling for the resignation of Johari Kassim, the PKR whip in MPSP which led the boycott. [...]

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PKR’s constitutional changes “not reaction to complaints”

PKR’s constitutional changes “not reaction to complaints”

PETALING JAYA, 10 June 2009: The proposed amendments to Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)’s constitution are not a reaction to recent complaints from the grassroots, R Sivarasa said today. “These amendments are not a reaction to things that have happened recently,” the PKR vice-president told a press conference at the party headquarters. “We began our discussions [...]

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Keep election promises, Suaram tells Guan Eng

Keep election promises, Suaram tells Guan Eng

Lim Guan Eng (Ballot box image by Miguel Angel Salinas / Dreamstime) PETALING JAYA, 9 June 2009: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng needs to make local council elections a priority as promised by his elections manifesto, Suaram Penang said today. “The process in which the Penang state government appoints its local councillors now is [...]

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