WHAT are the nation’s economic figures telling us? In comparison, what are our political leaders saying about our economic outlook?
The bridge connecting Manik Urai Lama with Manik Urai Baru. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin would promise on 12 July to build a new bridge — on the condition that the Barisan Nasional was voted in ON 12 July 2009, after a final rally for the Manik Urai by-election campaign, PAS spiritual leader […]
Tuan Aziz visiting a school in Manik Urai Baru FOR the past week of the Manik Urai by-election, Abdul Aziz has been sitting on the porch of the Manik Urai Baru home of the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate, overseeing a daily serving of breakfast. “Looking after the food,” Abdul Aziz says. “I support BN because […]
DESPITE earlier indications that the Manik Urai contest would hinge on local, bread-and-butter issues, leaders on both sides of the political divide have been reminding constituents of the by-election’s wider significance. On 6 July 2009, Kelantan Umno chief Datuk Mustapa Mohamed told the residents of Laloh that the Manik Urai fight — should the Barisan […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 27 March 2009: His easy-going style is among factors which makes Datuk Mustapa Mohamed popular and receiving the highest votes in the party election yesterday. Born in Bachok, Kelantan, Mustapa or better known as ‘Tok Pa’ is comfortable with his ‘kampung man’ style, saying that as the Member of Parliament for the remote […]
KUALA TERENGGANU, 16 Jan 2009: The government today announced the setting up of the Fishermen’s Emergency Fund with a launching capital of RM1 million to help fishermen and their families struck by misfortune. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, in disclosing this, said fisherfolk took great risks when they went out to sea […]