Malaysiakini Abdul Aziz Bari | Feb 11, 08 The Federal Constitution clearly stipulates that under Article 40(2)(b), the King has the discretion to withhold consent to dissolve Parliament.
The King and the Dewan Rakyat
Gabungan Pilihanraya Bersih dan Adil (BERSIH) akan membuat laporan berhubung dengan wujudnya pengundi-pengundi hantu yang wujud khusus di Negeri Selangor.
Press Statement: February 11, 2008 The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH) appeals to the Yang diPertuan Agong and the Malay rulers of the states not to dissolve Parliament and the state legislative assemblies in March before the Parliament amends the election by-laws on indelible ink.
10 February 2008 (NST) With election fever running high, the focus is once again on the Election Commission. ANIZA DAMIS and ELIZABETH JOHN speak to EC secretary Datuk Kamaruzaman Mohd Noor on the registration process, election fraud, and the elusive phantom voters.
NST By Zubaidah Abu Bakar 7 February, 2008 KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no more vote recounts at tallying centres in the upcoming general election. Instead recounts will be done at the polling stations. A recount is allowed by law upon a request from an aggrieved party – usually agents of candidates contesting in an […]
NST: 6 Feb 2008 SUNGAI SIPUT: The Sungai Siput MCA division chief says there are more than 700 phantom members in his division. See Kuan Poh has called for a freeze on elections in the division and several of its branches until the problem is cleared up.
Malaysiakini Anil Netto | Feb 5, 08 IPS – Fed-up with what they see as biased and distorted reporting, a group of concerned Malaysians has launched a campaign urging the public to boycott newspapers ahead of a general election widely expected in March.
NST, 2008/02/06 SHAH ALAM: The government has allocated RM20 million to build and repair national type Tamil schools. Works Minister Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu said of the total, RM10.9 million would be used to replace 10 school buildings in Selangor.
By : Neville Spykerman (NST) KLANG: A lorry driver queued up with his 28-year-old cousin for seven hours yesterday to help the latter get a birth certificate.
By Jason Gerald John (NST) 6 February 2008 MALACCA: Voters who are registered with the Election Commission are no longer divided according to race but are listed as “Malaysian”.