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LETTER | The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) and Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) strongly condemn police brutality during the peaceful protest against the extradition law amendments...
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Much has been said about the recent controversial appointment of Latheefa Koya to head the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). The premature end to Mohd Shukri Abdull’s tenure as MACC chief...
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 seeks to raise RM1.4 million to help it continue its push for reforms to ensure clean and fair elections.
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The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections, Bersih 2.0, has kicked off a fund toraise RM1.4 million to help it continue pushing for its reforms agenda.Itschairperson Thomas Fann said the fund would be...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The MCA has launched a government monitoring committee to keep tabs on the Pakatan Harapan government's performance.
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A simple place to begin would be instituting open competition for all public appointments and appointing ministerial selection committees to shortlist candidates and conduct interviews, says the writer.
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ALOR SETAR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner is final.
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KUALA LUMPUR: While there are “strong merits” to the criticism against Tun Dr Mahathir Moha­mad’s unilateral appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new MACC chief commissioner, critics should realise that the premiership comes with certain privileges, says Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Hanipa Maidin.
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PETALING JAYA: The Parliament Select Committee (PSC) on public appointments will write a letter to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad seeking a meeting with him to discuss future senior public appoint...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Prime Minister (PM) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured) exercised his privilege as he considered several factors including Latheefa Beebi Koya's firmness as the reason for her ap...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 7 — Those who questioned Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s appointment of the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief should realise that the post of prime minister comes wit...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Those who question Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's appointment of the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief should realise that the post of prime minister comes with certain privileges, says Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mohamed Hanipa Maidin.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Prime Minister (PM) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad exercised his privilege as he considered several factors including Latheefa Beebi Koya's firmness as the reason for her appointment a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) “welcomes” the choice of Latheefa Koya as the new chief commissioner of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) a...
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PETALING JAYA: Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner continues to be questioned, especially after Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad admitted that it was his sole decision to put her in the hot seat.
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JUNE 6 — The appointment of lawyer and former PKR member Latheefa Koya as the new chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has garnered some mixed reactions.
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The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) welcomes the appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new chief commissioner of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). Over the years Latheefa ...
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of lawyer Latheefa Koya as chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has raised concerns among several stakeholders.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s admission that he did not consult the Cabinet before appointing a new anti-corruption chief has raised eyebrows, with the civil society not...
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KUCHING, June 6 ― Former legal affairs minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said it is the prerogative of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to choose the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)...
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KUCHING: It is up to the rakyat to decide if they agree with the manner of Latheefa Koya's appointment as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's chief commissioner, says a Gabungan Parti Sarawak lawmaker.
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Latheefa Koya as the chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) highlights a structural weakness in our governance that makes abuses of power inevitable, says Bersih 2.0.
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PETALING JAYA: Latheefa Beebi Koya's appointment as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner has been met positively – but it also raises some questions that have to be answered.
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PETALING JAYA: Newly appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief Latheefa Koya today said she has quit PKR.
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PETALING JAYA: An MP has questioned whether Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the new head of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had gone through the Parliamentary Select Committee on appo...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 — Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 today called for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into power abuse allegations that dogged the previous Electoral Commission (EC) during Elect...
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PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 has called on Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to convene a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on alleged electoral misconducts during the 14th General Election.
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral reforms group Bersih 2.0 today urged the prime minister to advise the king to form a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into alleged electoral misconduct leading up to the gene...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Attorney General Tommy Thomas today expressed disappointment with the recommendations of a special tribunal that announced its decision to no longer proceed its probe into all...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says he will advise the government to release the report on the recommendations of the tribunal set up to hear allegations of misconduct against six former ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney General Tommy Thomas is "disappointed" that the tribunal set up to look into alleged offences by six former Election Commission (EC) members in the 14th General Election has decided not to proceed because it would be academic and expensive.
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PETALING JAYA: The holy month of Ramadan was possibly one of the factors for the fewer electoral offences committed in Sandakan compared to earlier by-elections in the peninsula, says electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0.
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KOTA KINABALU: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 says it recorded 19 election offences during the recent by-election in Sandakan, most of which were committed by DAP/Pakatan Harapan (PH). Speaking to the ...
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KOTA KINABALU, May 21 — The number of election offences committed during the recently-ended Sandakan by-election was 19, fewer than those detected during the previous two by-elections before it in R...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — Political observers applaud Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s recent announcement for all federal lawmakers to declare their net worth, and that of their immediate family, without e...
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PETALING JAYA: The decision to ban ministers from taking part in election campaigns during their working hours should stay, never mind that the prime minister has called for a relaxation, according to...
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 today urged the Election Commission (EC) to maintain its rule barring ministers from campaigning for elections during working hours, saying they should app...
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PETALING JAYA: The Election Commission must stand firm in restricting election campaigning by ministers, even if the Prime Minister calls for a relaxation of such guidelines, says electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0.
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KOTA KINABALU: Opposition Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) wants a thorough probe into allegations of vote-buying in the just-concluded Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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KOTA KINABALU: Opposition Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) is urging a thorough probe into allegations of vote buying in the just concluded Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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SANDAKAN: Bersih 2.0 has taken Parti Warisan Sabah to task, for allegedly misusing government resources and machinery to campaign in the Sandakan by-election.
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government has been urged to steer the narrative towards the longer-term strategy to further strengthen the nation’s socio-economic development.
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PETALING JAYA: While many objectives have yet to be achieved, Pakatan Harapan (PH) has done a commendable job in its first year in government.
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PETALING JAYA: Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming  says he is duty-bound in his capacity as DAP secretary-general and Teluk Intan MP to speak up against injustice, corruption and extremism outs...
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government has made commendable progress in implementing institutional reforms during its first year in office, but there remain many unfulfilled promises, says Bersih 2.0.
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has proposed a constitutional amendment which will ultimately allow for a redelineation exercise to be carried out before the next general election.
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 today zeroed in on six promises by Pakatan Harapan on institutional and parliamentary reforms, with a message to deputy speaker Nga Kor Ming to stop “par...
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PETALING JAYA, May 9 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration “surpassed expectations” but only scored a passing grade of 36.4 over 100 from the coalition for free and fair elections Bersih 2.0...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Women, Family and Children Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh today thanked overseas Malaysians for going the distance to vote in Pakatan Harapan (PH) on May 9 last year.
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Within a year of the regime change, we have seen some significant changes in our political system and public life — in Parliament, the electoral process and the media.
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SANDAKAN: After being charged with three counts of corruption, Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin made his first appearance in the Sandakan by-election campaign to push for an upset over Pakatan Hara­pan in the DAP stronghold.
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KOTA KINABALU: Kinabatangan MP Bung Moktar Radin may be facing three charges of corruption but the Sabah Umno chief was nonetheless well received when he turned up to campaign for Parti Bersatu Sabah ...
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PETALING JAYA: Maria Chin Abdullah, MP for Petaling Jaya, has offered to help the new Inspector-General of Police, Abdul Hamid Bador, to implement the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Comm...
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KOTA KINABALU, May 3 — Bersih 2.0 should listen to Lim Guan Eng’s speech first before comparing him to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, said Sabah DAP secretary Chan Foong Hin.
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PETALING JAYA: Lim Guan Eng's speech in Sandakan is no different from Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's speeches in the past, says Bersih 2.0.
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PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 has taken Lim Guan Eng to task for suggesting that he would approve a parking project in Sandakan if DAP’s Vivian Wong wins the upcoming by-election there.
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LETTER | The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) welcomes the public display of Draft Supplementary Electoral Roll (RDPT) for 1Q2019 for 14 days from April 30 to May 13, 2019 which con...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — The Election Commission should let accredited data analysts scrutinise the Draft Supplementary Electoral Roll (RDPT) to ensure it is free of anomalies, electoral watchdog Coali...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Election Commission (EC) was taken to task for allowing an active politician to take on the role of an observer in the Sandakan by-election.
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SANDAKAN (April 29): The appointment of politician Datuk Lajim Ukin as an observer for the Sandakan by-election nomination last Saturday was made under the category for eligible Government agencies, t...
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SANDAKAN POLLS | The appointment of politician Lajim Ukin as an observer for the Sandakan by-election nomination last Saturday was made under the category for eligible government agencies, the Electio...
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SANDAKAN, April 29 — The appointment of politician Datuk Lajim Ukin as an observer for the Sandakan by-election nomination last Saturday was made under the category for eligible government agencies,...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Election Commission (EC) today defended the decision to appoint a veteran politician as an election observer for nomination day in Sandakan last week, saying it was in line with the...
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has questioned the appointment of Datuk Seri Lajim Ukin as an election observer by the Election Commission (EC) in the Sandakan polls.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Election Commission (EC) has been taken to task for appointing an active politician as an observer for the San­dakan by-election.
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SANDAKAN POLLS | Electoral reforms watchdog Bersih has questioned if the Election Commission had appointed Lajim Ukin, a veteran politician, as an official observer of the Sandakan by-election.
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PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 wants the Election Commission (EC) to explain its decision to allow politicians to be appointed as election observers after one of them was spotted wearing the observer tag a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 — Bersih 2.0 called on the Election Commission (EC) to explain its standard operating procedures for appointing election observers after spotting Parti Harapan Rakyat Sabah pr...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Bersih 2.0 is taking the Election Commission (EC) to task for appointing an active politician as an election observer for the Sandakan polls.
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PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 has rejected an Umno leader’s accusation that it is biased for not criticising the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government over its announcement of dozens of projects lined up for ...
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has urged the media to help raise awareness of election offences and the public’s role in reporting such incidents, acknowledging that its regular calls ...
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PETALING JAYA: Umno has thrown another brickbat at Pakatan Harapan (PH) after Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng responded to Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin’s criticism of his announcement of development pr...
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KOTA KINABALU: Bersih 2.0 today launched a new campaign called Pemantau to encourage voters to make complaints on irregularities and cheating ahead of the Sandakan by-election next month.
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PETALING JAYA: The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) has urged the Perak government to appoint an opposition member to lead the state assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in line ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — A group of lawyers and NGOs have demanded the Parliament today to review and abolish laws against scandalising the court, in light of yesterday’s conviction against fellow...
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 says Putrajaya’s announcement of 49 development projects worth RM2.28 billion in Sandakan, Sabah, ahead of the by-election there does not constitute an e...
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PETALING JAYA: More than 1,000 complaints alleging electoral offences have been filed since the conclusion of the 14th general election (GE14) last year, according to Bersih 2.0, the coalition for fre...
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Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has expressed disappointment over Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran's use of racial campaign tactics in Rantau earlier this month.M Kulasegaran courted brickbats for...
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 says Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran did not commit an election offence in encouraging the Tamil community to vote for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) cand...
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PETALING JAYA, April 23 — Authorities must state the actions they are taking in response to a reported 1,000 electoral offences in seven by-elections by Bersih 2.0 since GE14, the group said today.
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SEREMBAN: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun said tonight it was unclear whether Barisan Nasional candidate Mohamad Hasan had broken election law by flashing his ballot paper this morning.
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SEREMBAN: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun is unsureif Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan displaying his ballot paper after marking it is against the law or not.
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has accused Mohamad Hasan of breaking election laws by flashing his ballot paper when casting his vote at the Rantau by-election earlier today.
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SEREMBAN: Independent candidate Malar Rajaram has chided her Pakatan Harapan rival in the Rantau by-election, Dr Streram Sinnasamy, for allegedly campaigning for votes after polling began this morning...
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RANTAU: As the battle for the Rantau seat moves into its last leg, electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has taken to task political parties for flouting election laws by campaigning on polling day.
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PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 is calling on the public to lodge reports with the Election Commission if political parties and candidates for tomorrow’s Rantau by-election continue their campaign after m...
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SEREMBAN: The Barisan Nasional’s Rantau by-election candidate Mohamad Hasan today alleged that some people were out to smear his image and that of the BN by offering RM50 to those who agreed to vote...
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SEREMBAN: Independent candidate Malar Rajaram has urged the police to investigate a PKR politician who provided food coupons to underprivileged students in Rantau, saying it was a violation of electio...
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Daim Zainuddin has advised the government not to take people for granted and treat them like idiots.
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RANTAU: Bersih 2.0 has chided PKR chief Anwar Ibrahim after he appeared at several ceramah events in Rantau where food and drinks were served to the public, which the electoral watchdog says is a brea...
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PETALING JAYA: The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) today called the goat feast pledge by Barisan Nasional (BN) in the Rantau by-election a bribe.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has called upon the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate former Melaka chief minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron for allegedly...
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RANTAU: The Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Rantau by-election, Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, believes there is no need for him to declare his assets.
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PETALING JAYA: Former Melaka chief minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron's promise of sponsoring two goats for a feast constitutes as an election offence, says the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0).
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SEREMBAN: None of the candidates in the Rantau by-election has committed any electoral offences on the first day of campaigning, says electoral watchdog Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0).Bersih 2.0 executive director Yap Swee Seng said that its electoral observers had not received any complaints nor seen any offences committed by the candidates.
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SEREMBAN: None of the four candidates in the Rantau by-election committed any electoral offence on the first day of campaigning, says electoral watchdog Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0).
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RANTAU: Independent candidate Malar Rajaram, who embarked on a silent protest over the weekend, has continued to train her guns on by-election candidates whom she says were restricted from speaking on...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — Fifty-four civil society groups called today for the declassification of the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report recommending to the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government meas...