The Election Commission head says the commission is well prepared for the possibility of floods swamping the Sarawak state election. But Abang Adek says the commission’s performance during the recent flood-hit Tenang by-election is hardly reassuring.
Ngu Ik Tien interviews a couple of Sarawakians on the implications of the Pakatan’s upset victory over the BN in the Sibu by-election on 16 May 2010.
The Election Commission and MACC should take action against Najib Razak for his blatant attempt at vote-buying on the Sibu by-election eve. The position is compounded by the seriousness of the offence committed by no country bumpkin, but a prime minister, observes Karpal Singh.
Dema Malaysia is urging UKM authorities to drop disciplinary charges on four political science students who were hauled up for observing the recent Hulu Selangor by-election campaign.
The Sibu ‘buy’-election result shows that money doesn’t buy everything in life. And, political arrogance has its price too, writes Mustafa K Anuar.
A light-hearted look at the recent Hulu Selangor by-election through the eyes of a dim-witted alien visitor, Lady Baba.
Now that the election is over, the dust from the many visits of VIPs never seen before will settle and business will return to as previously. But not quite, says Rani Rasiah, as the BN will now be pressured to fulfil its promises and show itself to be more pro-rakyat than the PR.
We’ve seen it all these years, but that doesn’t mean that it’s kosher just because it has been done all this while, writes Mustafa K Anuar, referring to the ‘goodies’ dished out prior to elections.
Corruption is corruption, Mr Prime Minister. There are no two ways about it. You cannot minimise the crime by camouflaging the offence under some other label. Neither can you make it disappear by simply declaring “that the offence committed by Isa was not an offence under the law”.
Video footage of Padang Serai MP Gobalakrishnan being arrested and handcuffed this morning during the nomination process for the Permatang Pasir by-election.