Posted on 27 February 2012 Shape of a Pocket by Jacqueline Ann Surin.
DISAPPOINTING as the Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek-Lim Guan Eng televised debate was, what’s clear is this: Malaysia could do with more public debates between the politicians who covet our votes and the power of public office. Since the 18 Feb 2012 debate between the MCA president and the DAP secretary-general, calls have been [...]
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Posted on 20 September 2010 By Koh Lay Chin.
What exactly is Umno’s stand on Malay rights group Perkasa? At one time, Umno leaders appeared to lend Perkasa their tacit support. But recently, a few have sought to dissociate Umno from the group. Is there a real split in the party over Perkasa, or is Umno just weighing its rhetoric carefully? However it plays out, Perkasa seems to have caught Umno between a rock and a hard place.
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Posted on 20 April 2010 By Ding Jo Ann.
(Source: parlimen.gov.my) PUTRAJAYA Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor Constituency: Putrajaya Party: Umno Years as MP: Since 2004 Government post: None Party post: Secretary-general Membership in parliamentary committee or caucus: None Blog/website: Facebook – Tengku Adnan Tengku [...]
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Posted on 30 April 2009 By Jacqueline Ann Surin.
KUALA LUMPUR, 30 April 2009: The Umno political bureau meeting, scheduled for today, has been postponed to Monday. Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor confirmed the postponement when contacted by Bernama today. The meeting will be chaired by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also Umno president, and attended by his [...]
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Posted on 24 March 2009 By Zedeck Siew.
THE first day of the 59th Umno general assembly on 24 March 2009 was coloured by three major elements. These were the banning of new media outfits from covering the event; the closed-door speech of outgoing party president Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi; and incoming president Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s speech that jointly opened the [...]
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Posted on 08 December 2008 By Jacqueline Ann Surin.
PUTRAJAYA, 8 Dec 2008: The Barisan Nasional (BN) supreme council meeting tomorrow will focus on the strategies and preparation for the 17 Jan 2009 Kuala Terengganu parliamentary by-election, BN secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said today. “One of the strategies is to increase the 628-vote majority the BN candidate achieved in the general [...]
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