Sun, 21 Apr 2019, 6:57 AM
ADVERTISE with The Malaysian Pulse!

Topic: Bersih 2.0

Free Malaysia Today:
Share
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.
The Star:
Share
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.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
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.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
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...
The Star:
Share
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.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
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...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
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...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
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...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
Daim Zainuddin has advised the government not to take people for granted and treat them like idiots.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
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...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
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.
Malay Mail:
Share
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...
theSun:
Share
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.
The Star:
Share
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).
The Star:
Share
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.
The Star:
Share
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).
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
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...
Malay Mail:
Share
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...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
SEREMBAN: The state MCA has urged the Election Commission to carry out investigations into a RM75,000 donation in food coupons to children in Rantau, where a by-election is being held.
The Straits Times:
Share
GOMBAK - Malaysia's Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali has said that a tweet he sent out recently was directed at himself, and not aimed at MP Nurul Izzah Anwar as widely held by the public.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
SEREMBAN: The Election Commission (EC) today said the use of official government vehicles for campaigning is not an election offence, hours after a car belonging to the Negeri Sembilan state assembly ...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has given the assurance that government machinery will not be used in the Rantau by-election.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
SEREMBAN: PKR will not use government machinery during the Rantau by-election campaign, vowed party president Anwar Ibrahim.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Election watchdog Bersih 2.0 has accused Miri MP Michael Teo of “treating” in Rantau ahead of the by-election, which would constitute an election offence.
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) has called out Miri MP Michael Teo for distributing food coupons worth RM75,000 to underprivileged students from five schools just before the Rantau by-election.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 today questioned the presentation of food coupons to underprivileged students in Rantau by Miri MP Dr Michael Teo, reportedly at the request of Dr Streram ...
The Star:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no intention of making the findings of the Council of Eminent Persons' (CEP) 100-day report public and has, in fact, placed it under the Official Secret Act (OSA), Parliament heard on Thursday (March 28).
The Straits Times:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - An unfazed Nurul Izzah Anwar defended her remarks against Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, saying it is important to make her stance clear.
The Edge Markets:
Share
ALL eyes are on the government as Parliament convenes for the first session of the year on March 11.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — Elections watchdog Bersih 2.0 today expressed concern that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the move to have Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman position hel...
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 has expressed concern over the move to retain Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee as Public Committee Accounts (PAC) chairman despite the government's earlier commitment that the post should be held by an Opposition member.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been criticised for defending his decision to retain Beluran MP Ronald Kiandee as Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The outcome of electoral reforms must not merely be to have clean, free and fair elections but for Malaysia to become a robust multi-party democracy, electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 said ...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Bersih 2.0 and Global Bersih have called on the government to introduce laws that will allow regulations and auditing to be applied on political funding and its backers.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The Cabinet will meet and discussed the toxic pollution of Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, Johor tomorrow, Khalid Abdul Samad said today.
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Irresponsible and hollow politics are putting Malaysia on a dangerous path to civil strife, warns electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0.
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The government has failed to communicate to the people about what they have accomplished, says Petaling Jaya MP and former Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah.
Malay Mail:
Share
MARCH 10 — The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) refers to the statement by de facto Islamic Affairs Minister Mujahid Rawa who accused some quarters of abusing the democratic space...
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Democracy allows everyone, including the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, to express their views and concerns in a peaceful manner, says the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0).
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — Elections watchdog Bersih 2.0 today expressed concern that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community will face further hate and discrimination after a crit...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: As the debate over the rights of the LGBT community continues, electoral reforms group Bersih 2.0 says democracy is about allowing all quarters to express their views and concerns in a ...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
KOTA KINABALU: The inaugural Woman’s Day rally to promote gender equality and condemn violence drew some 80 marchers, including some from the LGBT community, here today.
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 recorded 35 cases of election offences and misconduct during the recently-concluded Semenyih polls, the highest among the six by-elections held since the 14th General Election.
theSun:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The recent Semenyih by-elections recorded the highest number of electoral offences out of the six post-GE14 by-elections.
Malay Mail:
Share
PETALING JAYA, March 8 ― Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has urged acting Umno president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan to participate in a debate session for the Rantau by-election.
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: As the Rantau by-election draws closer, Bersih 2.0 has urged Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan to participate in an upcoming debate challenge organised by the electoral watchdog.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 said 35 election offences were committed by both Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional during the recent Semenyih by-election, topping the number of cases recorded in the five...
Malay Mail:
Share
PETALING JAYA, March 8 — The recently concluded Semenyih by-election recorded 35 election offences, which is the highest since the 14th general election last year, electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 disc...
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The recently concluded Semenyih polls saw a total of 35 cases of election offences and misconduct, the highest number among the six by-elections held since the 14th General Election, according to the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0).
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
Election watchdog Bersih 2.0 has filed four police reports against Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Barisan Nasional (BN) relating to the setting up of “pondok panas” (campaign booths) at one polling stat...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
I never expected Pakatan Harapan (PH) to win the general election last year.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
SEMENYIH: The PSM and independent candidates in the by-election race here have slammed their Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional counterparts for allegedly committing election offences today.
theSun:
Share
SEMENYIH: Poll watcher Bersih 2.0 has lodged a police report on alleged breach of election regulations during today’s Semenyih state by-election.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
KAJANG: PPBM president Muhyiddin Yassin today defended party candidate Muhammad Aiman Zainali in the Semenyih by-election after he was called out for telling reporters to vote for him and Pakatan Hara...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
SEMENYIH: Electoral reform group Bersih 2.0 has lodged four police reports on alleged election offences by Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan during the polling for the Semenyih by-election today.
Malaysiakini:
Share
More select committees will be established during the parliamentary session this month, said Dewan Rakyat speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
SEMENYIH: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has slammed Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional for flouting election laws by asking voters to support them after voting had begun in the Semenyih by-election.
Malay Mail:
Share
SEMENYIH, March 2 — Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has lodged four police reports over election offences allegedly committed by Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Harapan (PH) at several Semenyih by-e...
The Star:
Share
SEMENYIH: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has lodged a police report at the Semenyih police station here over four election offences.
The Star:
Share
SEMENYIH: Provocative political banners are not allowed to be displayed at any polling station while the by-election is still ongoing, says Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
SEMENYIH: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 this morning alleged that Muhammad Aiman Zainali, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for the Semenyih by-election, had contravened the Election Offences Act 195...
Malaysiakini:
Share
SEMENYIH POLLS | They may be seen as two underdogs in the ongoing Semenyih polls but PSM's Nik Aziz Afiq Abdul and Independent contender Kuan Chee Heng will now have their chance to be heard by a much...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — The Astro Awani news channel will feature all candidates including an Independent when it hosts a live debate among Semenyih by-election hopefuls, said Bersih 2.0.
The Star:
Share
SEMENYIH: The Semenyih by-election debate organised by Bersih 2.0 may have been cancelled, but the underdogs will still get to present their views in a panel discussion hosted by Sinar Harian to be telecast live telecast on Astro Awani.
The Star:
Share
SEMENYIH: The debate between the by-election candidates organised by Bersih 2.0 has been called off after Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional declined to parti­cipate.
The Star:
Share
SEMENYIH: Voters and party workers in the by-election want nothing more than to cast their votes in peace and feel relief with the Election Commission’s (EC) reminder on the wearing of clothes with inflammatory words into the polling centres.
The Star:
Share
SEMENYIH: The debate between Semenyih by-election candidates organised by Bersih 2.0 has been called off, with the electoral watchdog expressing disappointment over the non-participation of Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional candidates.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Election reforms coalition Bersih 2.0 has called off a debate among candidates of the upcoming Semenyih by-election following cool response from the Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional...
Malaysiakini:
Share
COMMENT | I have a friend with a rather unique superpower – she puts the fear in Ibrahim Ali.
The Star:
Share
COMMENT by ERROL OH: We need help to clean up our political scene. Can a Japanese guru guide us to a tidier tomorrow?
Malay Mail:
Share
SEMENYIH, Feb 21 — Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has defended Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate Muhammad Aiman Zainali’s refusal to participate in a debate with his rivals in the Semenyih by...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet has agreed to set up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on the state of the Malaysian judiciary, sources told FMT.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: An analyst has dismissed the value of debates during campaign periods, saying they will have little impact on the election outcome and are a waste of time.
The Star:
Share
SEMENYIH: Independent candidate Kuan Chee Heng (pic) will not “chicken out” and insists he will take part in the debate organised by Bersih 2.0 for the candidates in the Semenyih by-election.
Star TV:
Share
Independent candidate in the Semenyih by-election, Kuan Chee Heng, or Uncle Kentang, told reporters on Tuesday that he will take part in the debate organised by Bersih 2.0 on Feb 25.
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: It is not an offence to provide food and drinks to volunteers during an election campaign if the cost is recorded as an election expense, Bersih 2.0 Bersih 2.0 chairman Thomas Fann said ...
The Star:
Share
SEMENYIH: Independent candidate in the Semenyih by-election Kuan Chee Heng says he will take part in the debate organised by Bersih 2.0 for candidates.
theSun:
Share
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today allowed Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah (pix) to appeal against a travel ban imposed on her three years ago.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Selangor PPBM has backed Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari’s decision to suspend all aid programmes until the Semenyih by-election, saying this will prevent the opposition from making fals...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today allowed former Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah to appeal against the decision of the immigration director-general to stop her from leaving Malaysia three yea...
Malay Mail:
Share
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 19 — The Federal Court today allowed Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah to appeal against a travel ban imposed on her three years ago.
Malaysiakini:
Share
Electoral reform coalition Bersih today said it shares the same position as the Election Commission that cabinet members are allowed to use their official cars and security details while on the campai...
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: The suit by former Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah against the Inspector-General of Police and two other defendants, pertaining to her wrongful detention under the Security Offen...
The Star:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The suit by former Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah against the Inspector-General of Police and two other defendants pertaining to her wrongful detention under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) in 2016 has been settled amicably at the High Court.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has awarded former Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah RM25,000 for her wrongful detention under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma) in 2016.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The government has agreed to pay RM25,000 in damages and RM5,000 in costs to Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah over her detention in 2016 under the Security Offences (Speci...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Prominent activist Ambiga Sreenevasan said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad should be credited for several “good” measures in his administration since coming to power last year, bu...
theSun:
Share
SEMENYIH: The Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) candidate for the Semenyih state assembly by-election has declared his assets and hoped his three opponents will do the same.
theSun:
Share
KAJANG: The Election Commission (EC) has appointed 134 observers for the Semenyih by-election.
Malaysiakini:
Share
LETTER | Bersih 2.0 wishes to respond to the Election Commission chairperson, Azhar Harun who said today that in general, government activities are not against election laws as during a by-election, t...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Electoral reforms group Bersih 2.0 has urged the Election Commission (EC) and all political parties to come together and draw up guidelines to address many “grey areas” in the elect...
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah (pix) expects the Election Commission (EC) to fulfil Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) promises for electoral reform, following the appointment of i...
The Star:
Share
PUTRAJAYA: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun - popularly known as Art Harun - has defended himself and one of the new appointees to the Commission, denying they are “Pakatan Harapan supporters”.
KiniTV:
Share
Three of the five newly appointment members to the Election Commission reported for duty at the EC headquarters in Putrajaya today.
KiniTV:
Share
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has appointed five new members to the Election Commission.The five are Universiti Malaya law lecturer Azmi Sharom, former F...
theSun:
Share
PUTRAJAYA: Assoc Prof Dr Azmi Sharom, a law lecturer at Universiti Malaya, has been appointed the new deputy chairman of the Election Commission (EC), it was announced today.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUCHING, Feb 14 — Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) president Lina Soo today challenged Bersih 2.0, DAP, and PKR to state their positions on Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) taking in seven former Um...
Malaysiakini:
Share
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has appointed five new members to the Election Commission.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya today announced the appointment of prominent law lecturer Azmi Sharom as deputy chairman of the Election Commission (EC). The outspoken academic will assist Azhar Harun, who w...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Putrajaya has appointed University of Malaya law professor Azmi Sharom as the deputy chairman of the Election Commission.