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And if all other measures fail in winning an election, you can always try prayer, as stated on this poster with PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat.

A poster is worth a thousand votes?

THEY say a picture is worth a thousand words. In Hulu Selangor, if a poster is worth a 1,000 votes, Barisan Nasional (BN) would win the by-election hands down. The BN has literally “gone to town” with their campaign posters. Over a dozen different poster designs proclaim the wonders of the BN government in this […]

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CDs being handed out to the crowd about a “conspiracy against Anwar Ibrahim”.

On the Hulu Selangor trail

CAMPAIGNING is in full swing in Hulu Selangor with senior Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat leaders speaking at multiple rallies every night, calling for support from voters. Here are some pictures and observations from the ceramah trail. See other Multimedia Galleries See also: Irrelevant PR rhetoric Is Zaid’s drinking relevant? Campaign delusions and contradictions Hulu […]

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Rickson, who hurt his leg in a recent football game, can’t accompany his father to work the fields and looks after his niece instead. He is 27, and only studied till Form Three at Bario. It is one of the issues faced by young adults here: How do they earn a living in their village after their studies?

Life in Long Lamai, Sarawak

RAPE. Blockades. Native rights denied. Such topics inevitably come up in news about Sarawak’s Penan community, such as the recent highlighting of the rape, sexual harassment and exploitation of Penan girls and women by workers of logging companies. But there are also other less prominent issues that the Penan face day-to-day in their idyllic villages […]

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But on 7 April, voters will also need to take into account accusations that Kedah is the most lackluster of the PR state governments.

Psy-war in Sungai Petani

CAMPAIGNING in the hotly contested state seat of Bukit Selambau, Kedah, has been relatively muted, with both the Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Rakyat (PR) zooming in on each others’ Achilles heels in an escalating psy-war. The three parties in the PR — Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), PAS and DAP — have been attacking the […]

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PAS MP for Kuala Krai Dr Hatta Ramli teasingly “instructs” BN supporters to stand in line (“satu barisan!”) for a photo shoot.

Sunny start to polling day in KT

NO matter how hard they tried, politicians from both Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Rakyat could not supplant the relaxed vibe of Kuala Terengganu. And so the calm mood persisted into the morning of polling day, 17 Jan, even as the cloudy weather of late gave way to a rare sunny day. All across the […]

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