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Winning Galas for BN: Can Ku Li do it?

Winning Galas for BN: Can Ku Li do it?

BARISAN Nasional is banking on Umno veteran Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah‘s star power to win the Galas by-election. The Kelantan prince, fondly known as Ku Li, was appointed to lead the BN’s campaign because of his popularity among Gua Musang constituents, and his much-respected authority. Indeed, Ku Li’s persona eclipses that of the two candidates themselves, [...]

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Examining Kelantan’s oil royalty woes

Examining Kelantan’s oil royalty woes

THE tussle over whether Kelantan should be paid oil royalty is yet another example of politicians’ partisan childishness in their public discussion of issues. Instead of laying out the facts and law objectively and comprehensively, our politicians seem more focused on outdoing each other, leaving the public in a haze of rhetoric and factional discourse. [...]

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Kelantan to claim RM1 bil oil royalty

KOTA BARU, 17 June 2009: The PAS state government in Kelantan is to claim RM1 billion from the federal government in oil royalty arrears. State Economic Planning, Finance and Welfare Committee chairperson Datuk Husam Musa said today’s meeting of the state executive council decided that Menteri Besar Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat would write [...]

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T’ganu receives RM650 mln in oil royalty

KUALA TERENGGANU, 15 April 2009: The Terengganu state government has received in the last six months RM650 million of the RM1.4-billion oil royalty it had claimed from the federal government, the state assembly was told today. Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Said said the federal government payment was garnered from the money expended by Syarikat Perumahan [...]

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RM3 billion oil royalty possible: Najib

(Updated 4:29pm 13 Jan 2009) KUALA TERENGGANU, 13 Jan 2009: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today the people of Terengganu can possibly enjoy oil royalty of RM3 billion annually should there be a rise in the market price of fuel. He said the Terengganu government should utilise the oil royalty well and, [...]

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Terengganu oil royalty no longer issue

KUALA TERENGGANU, 1 Jan 2009: The federal government paid the Terengganu government RM408.6 million in oil royalty on 12 Dec 2008 and the state will receive royalty directly from Petronas from March, Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Said said. He said the federal government had also surrendered total management of the oil royalty to the state [...]

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