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Only Perak sultan and PM can resolve crisis: Aliran

Only Perak sultan and PM can resolve crisis: Aliran

PETALING JAYA, 21 May 2009: Only the sultan of Perak and the prime minister can solve the current Perak political crisis by allowing for a dissolution of the state assembly, said human rights movement Aliran. Its president, P Ramakrishnan, in a statement today, said the current political crisis in Perak cannot be solved in courts. […]

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Perak speaker may ask for postponement

Perak speaker may ask for postponement

PETALING JAYA, 28 April 2009: Perak speaker V Sivakumar may write to the Sultan of Perak requesting a postponement of the state legislative assembly sitting on 7 May following the Federal Court’s ruling today to let the High Court decide on the rightful Perak menteri besar. Perak DAP chairperson and Sitiawan assemblyperson Datuk Ngeh Khoo […]

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Insulting sultan case: trial in July

KUALA TERENGGANU, 20 April 2009: The Sessions Court here today fixed 28 July and 29 for the trial of a couple charged with posting offending comments against the Sultan of Perak on the internet. Judge Muhamad Khalid Ibrahim fixed the dates after the case came up for mention. Businessperson Fuad Ariff Abdul Rashid, 35, and […]

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Fresh Perak elections needed

Fresh Perak elections needed

THE results of the recent by-election in Bukit Gantang strongly signal that Perakians want the Pakatan Rakyat government to continue to serve them. It is their preferred chosen government and they have given the thumbs-down to the Barisan Nasional (BN) government led by Datuk Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir. When the voters elected PAS’s Datuk Seri […]

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Cops bar Altantuya talk, set ceramah curfew

BUKIT GANTANG, 31 March 2009: Altantuya is off limits, Sultan of Perak’s decision on not dissolving the state assembly must not be questioned and all ceramah must end at 11pm – these are some of the new rulings issued by the police to political parties in Bukit Gantang.   Perak Parti Keadilan Rakyat’s (PKR’s) deputy […]

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Defending the monarchy

Defending the monarchy

PROMINENT stories in the Malay-language press between 9 and 15 Feb 2009 revolved around the monarchy, Pakatan Rakyat (PR)-lynching, and the impending Bukit Selambau and Bukit Gantang by-elections. On 10 Feb, Utusan Malaysia got no less than Foreign Minister and Umno supreme council member Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim to write on the Barisan Nasional […]

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