Category Archives: MalaysiaToday

Loyalty to the King and Country

RIGHTS2WRITE I was appalled by the reaction of the AF Chief over the vote manipulation by the serviceman in the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF). The Armed Forces chief had described those claiming that its rank-and-file had been involved in electoral … Continue reading

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Polls reform panel useless if under government control, says PAS

By Lisa J Ariffin, The Malaysian Insider The parliamentary select committee on electoral reform is useless if it is under the control of the government, PAS vice-president Salahuddin Ayub said today. “There is no use having a select committee if … Continue reading

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Malaysia’s Najib Calls for Electoral Reform

Or is it a ploy to buy time? Apparently bending to widespread criticism of a government crackdown of a July 9 march demanding electoral reform, Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak said Tuesday that a parliamentary select committee is to be … Continue reading

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A Reluctant Symbol for Electoral Reform in Malaysia

By LIZ GOOCH Published: August 8, 2011 KUALA LUMPUR — Her photograph has been burned by ethnic Malay nationalists, there have been calls to revoke her Malaysian citizenship and she has been threatened, via text message, with death. The movement she … Continue reading

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BERSIH 2.0 SUPPORTERS UK WELCOME DATO’ AMBIGA SREENEVASAN

Supporters of BERSIH will host a dinner/dialogue in conjunction with a visit to London by Dato’ Ambiga Sreenevasan, Chairperson of Bersih 2.0. All are welcome to attend the fundraiser in support of electoral reforms in Malaysia. 1. Fund Raising / … Continue reading

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A former army clerk reveals how he was instructed by his superiors to tick 900 ballots in favour of the ruling coalition.

(Free Malaysia Today) – An ex-army personnel claimed that he was instructed by his superiors to vote for Barisan Nasional and admitted that postal votes are often subject to abuse. Nasir Ahmad, a former army clerk at the Sandakan military … Continue reading

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The Season of Blundering Buffoons

By Masterwordsmith While some might think the dust is settling after the release of the EO6, a storm could be brewing instead. Following the gross mishandling of the Bersih 2.0 rally and post-Bersih events, BN has been scurrying to execute … Continue reading

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MyOverseasVote clarifies Federal Constitution for Najib

Article 119 of the Federal Constitution currently provides that every Malaysian citizen has the right to vote so long as he is at least 21 years old and registered either as a voter resident in a constituency or as an … Continue reading

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Street demos DO NOT undermine the country’s economy. Corruption does.

Melayu bodoh! NO HOLDS BARRED Sunday, 31 July 2011 No…no cheong hei article this time. Very short one, for once. Street demos DO NOT undermine the country’s economy. Corruption does. Get it? Corruption! Corruption undermines the country’s economy. Not street demos. Street … Continue reading

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Doc goes on hunger strike

Dr Michael D Jeyakumar’s wife reveals that the PSM leader will go on a hunger strike until all the six are charged or freed. (Free Malaysia Today) – Detained PSM leader Dr Michael D Jeyakumar has started a hunger strike … Continue reading

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