EMOTIONS were played out on the street outside the Perak Menteri Besar’s official residence on the night of 5 Feb 2009 where close to 10,000 had gathered to protest Barisan Nasional’s takeover of the state legislative assembly. Protestors flanked both sides of the one-way Jalan Sultan Idris Shah for about a hundred metres from the […]
BALAS budi. That is how Barisan Nasional (BN) has been aggressively wooing Chinese Malaysian voters in the final leg of campaigning for the Kuala Terengganu by-election. Nearly every night, dinners are held together with karaoke sessions, lucky draws and cultural shows. In between the merry-making, BN leaders drop in to exhort the crowd to vote […]
BOTH Pakatan Rakyat and Barisan Nasional (BN) have taken different approaches with their ceramahs in Kuala Terengganu’s by-election. Those on PAS candidate Mohd Abdul Wahid Endut’s campaign team repeatedly raise topics like the perceived abuses of power by BN and the issue of oil royalty. Among these supporters are blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin and Lembah […]
THE two major competing parties in the Kuala Terengganu by-election couldn’t have started their campaigns in more contrasting fashions. Umno revved up its election machinery in the gilded expanse and expense of Taman Tamadun Islam’s convention centre on the eve of the 6 Jan 2009 nomination day. PAS, with Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and DAP, […]
PROTESTERS campaign against the Internal Security Act (ISA) in this gathering organised by Hindraf, which started from Dataran Merdeka in downtown Kuala Lumpur, at about 8pm on Saturday, 27 Sept 2008. A smaller group of protesters, who had earlier met in front of Central Market, also joined this gathering as it began to march along […]
Parti Keadilan Rakyat advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim wins the by-election in Permatang Pauh on 26 Aug 2008, paving his way back into parliament 10 years after he was sacked from government.
JOURNALISTS and supporters are jostled as they make way for Parti Keadilan Rakyat candidate for the Permatang Pauh by-election, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, as he leaves the nomination centre in Bukit Mertajam on 16 Aug 2008.
THE crowds on the way to the nomination centre at the Tuanku Bainun Teaching Institute in Bukit Mertajam on 16 Aug 2008, where the names of the candidates of the Permatang Pauh by-election are officially announced. Keep an eye out for Angkatan Keadilan Insan Malaysia (Akim) candidate Hanafi Hamat at around the 15-second mark, holding […]