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The many forms of vote-buying

The many forms of vote-buying

ARE transportation reimbursements, alms for the poor, land titles and welfare allocations given during a by-election just different forms of inducement? Even PAS is not exempt from the very thing it accuses the Barisan Nasional of. Perhaps the only difference is which party the Election Commission dismisses.

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Umno’s unholy trinity

Umno’s unholy trinity

Corrected 12.15pm on 9 April 2009 MANY Umno leaders and analysts are talking about corruption in the party as if that is its biggest problem. After all, it was the justification used in barring party vice-president Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam from contesting for the party’s No. 2 post. And as Ali’s supporters have persuasively […]

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