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Jumping off the PKR train

Jumping off the PKR train

(Pic by Jascha400d / sxc.hu) IS the timing of the resignations from Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) before and during the one-week Hulu Selangor by-election campaign purely coincidental? Two days before nomination day on 17 April 2010, Bakar Arang assemblyperson Tan Wei Shu became an independent lawmaker in the Kedah state assembly. As if knowingly, Deputy […]

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Anwar Ibrahim (Permatang Pauh)

Anwar Ibrahim (Permatang Pauh)

PERMATANG PAUH Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Anwar IbrahimConstituency: Permatang PauhParty: PKR (Opposition) Years as MP: 1982-1999 (Permatang Pauh, under Umno)  26 Aug 2008-present (Permatang Pauh, under PKR)   Government post: None Party position: […]

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Permatang Pasir by-election on 25 Aug

Permatang Pasir by-election on 25 Aug

PUTRAJAYA, 10 Aug 2009:  The Permatang Pasir state by-election has been fixed for 25 Aug 2009 while the nomination will be on 17 Aug, the Election Commission announced today, Bernama reports. The eight-day campaigning period will be held during the fasting month of Ramadhan. The by-election is being held because of the death of the […]

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Permatang Pasir assemblyperson dies

PENANG, 31 July 2009: PAS state assemblyperson for Permatang Pasir Datuk Mohd Hamdan Abdul Rahman died of heart ailment at the National Heart Institute (IJN) in Kuala Lumpur this morning. He was 63. His death means another by-election — the eighth since the March 2008 general election — would have to be called to fill […]

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Kelantan declares 14 July public holiday

KOTA BARU, 13 July 2009: Kelantan has declared tomorrow a public holiday for all state government staff and federal government employees working in the state. Menteri Besar Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat said the public holiday was regarded as an occasion holiday under the constitution and law. At a press conference at his office […]

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No medical evidence Saiful Bukhari was sodomised

No medical evidence Saiful Bukhari was sodomised

(Pic by Sanja Gjenero / sxc.hu) KUALA LUMPUR, 18 June 2009: A medical report by Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) has found no evidence of anal penetration of Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan, raising real doubts about the credibility of his sodomy charge against Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. The findings of the report, disclosed by Anwar’s lawyers […]

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