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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: The battle for Johor

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: The battle for Johor

THE Nut Graph speaks to political scientist Wong Chin Huat on the exciting contest in Johor this coming general election. Will Pakatan Rakyat (PR) make significant inroads in this Barisan Nasional (BN) bastion? Or is BN support in Johor just too strong to overcome?

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Umno’s tangle over “Allah”

Umno’s tangle over “Allah”

YET again, in the tussle over “Allah” and Malay-language Bibles, the Umno-led Barisan Nasional government shows how unclear it is about what it means to respect the religious rights of non-Muslims.

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Sibu – another referendum

Sibu – another referendum

DATUK Seri Najib Razak called the Hulu Selangor parliamentary by-election a referendum on his premiership. The justification was rather obvious as it was formerly a Barisan Nasional (BN) stronghold with an ethnic composition mirroring Peninsula Malaysia’s. The campaign was largely fought by Umno, even though the BN’s candidate was from MIC. Sibu has also been […]

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It’s PM’s prerogative, says Taib

KUCHING, 15 April 2009: Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) has the right to propose its representatives at the federal level, but the prime minister had exercised his prerogative on the cabinet appointment based on how the country should be administered, Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud said today. “I am not normally inclined to suggest […]

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BN components’ cabinet representation

KUALA LUMPUR, 9 April 2009: Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties have more or less retained their respective quota of positions in the new cabinet and administration line-up announced today by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. In the new cabinet which has 28 ministers, four less than the 32 of the previous cabinet, Umno has […]

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Working committee for Batang Ai by-election

KUCHING, 5 March 2009: Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth has formed a working committee chaired by Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Youth head Mong Dagang to garner support from young voters in the 7 April Batang Ai by-election. Fadillah Yusof, the state BN Youth and Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Youth chief said their main role […]

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