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New year resolutions for the BN

New year resolutions for the BN

IT’S a new year and the countdown to the next general election has begun, expected within the next 100 days. What new year resolutions should political parties be making to perform well at the impending elections?

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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Bersih 2.0 – Why walk?

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Bersih 2.0 – Why walk?

THE planned Bersih 2.0 rally calling for improvements to Malaysia’s electoral system has been garnering mixed reactions. Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said police may arrest illegal demonstrators, even under the Internal Security Act, which allows for indefinite state detention without trial. Perkasa said they would demonstrate, too, to keep Bersih protesters from mischief. [...]

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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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KT outcome not benchmark for S’wak polls

KUCHING, 19 Jan 2009: The outcome of the Kuala Terengganu parliamentary by-election, which saw PAS wresting the seat from the Barisan Nasional (BN), should not be used as a benchmark in any election, including the state election due in 2011, Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud said today. Taib, who is also Sarawak BN [...]

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