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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government will stick to the "old idea" of referring to the Prime Minister's recommendation to appoint chiefs of key national bodies until Parliamentary Select Committees are ...
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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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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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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — Opposition leaders today criticised Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief, citing her political affiliation to PKR and Pakata...
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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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YOURSAY | ‘Indeed, the fact that the EC members have retired is totally irrelevant.’ 3-2 decision: Tribunal ends hearing on ex-EC members, calls it futile exercise Kim Quek: The three tribunal mem...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 ― DAP’s Khoo Poay Tiong said today he will propose a Parliamentary special committee on elections to investigate the six former Election Commission (EC) members after a specia...
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Kota Melaka lawmaker Khoo Poay Tiong is proposing a parliamentary special select committee and a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to investigate six former Election Commission (EC) members following ...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The tribunal looking into allegations of misconduct committed by six former Election Commission (EC) members in the 14th General Election has decided not to go ahead with proceedings.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The tribunal to hear allegations of misconduct against six former Election Commission (EC) members has decided not to proceed with the hearing against them, saying the case is now academ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The tribunal looking into allegations of misconduct committed by six former Election Commission (EC) members in the 14th General Election has decided not to go ahead with proceedings.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) is prepared to discuss with the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government or any quarters to scrutinise the ban on the use of government assets and members of the admi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Election Commission (EC) is prepared to discuss with the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government or any quarters to scrutinise the ban on the use of Government assets and members of...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — The Election Commission (EC) is prepared to discuss with the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government or any quarters to scrutinise the ban on the use of government assets and members ...
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PETALING JAYA: A five-member independent tribunal will decide on May 24 if it has jurisdiction to investigate six former Election Commission (EC) members over allegations of misconduct in relation to ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission says that it is open to discussions with Pakatan Harapan or any other groups to obtain feedback to improve the election process, says its chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
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PETALING JAYA: A five-member tribunal will rule on May 24 whether it has the jurisdiction to try six former Election Commission (EC) members for alleged misconduct in organising the 14th general elect...
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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: The Election Commission (EC) should hold an inquiry on whether it had acted unlawfully in complying with the directive by the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) government to illegally tran...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — The Election Commission (EC) should hold an inquiry to verify allegations that military voters were illegally shifted to constituencies of four senior Barisan Nasional leaders...
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DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang wants the Election Commission to hold an inquiry into its past actions on the alleged illegal transfer of military voters to four parliamentary seats and whether the results ...
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PETALING JAYA (May 14): A special audit report on the Defence Ministry’s land swaps revealed that former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi had threatened action if the Hutan Melintang army ca...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) should reconsider the prohibition against ministers and politicians with government posts campaigning during working hours, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Election Commission (EC) chief Azhar Harun said 12 police reports and oneMACC report were lodged during the campaign period for the Sandakanby-election.He said as of yesterday, there were 12 police re...
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The EC announced that the voter turnout rate is at 32 percent as of noon today.19polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30 am today and willremain open until 5pm....
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SANDAKAN: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun (pix) has described the Sandakan parliamentary by-election as the best by-election held under his watch.
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SANDAKAN, May 11 (Bernama) — Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun has described the Sandakan parliamentary by-election as the best by-election held under his watch.
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SANDAKAN: The Sandakan parliamentary by-election ended with the police saying that the turnout stood at 54.22% at 5pm Saturday (May 11), lower than Election Commission's target of 70%.
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SANDAKAN: The percentage of voter turnout at the by-election for the Sandakan parliamentary seat has reached 32% as at 12pm.
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SANDAKAN POLLS | The percentage of voter turnout at the by-election for the Sandakan parliamentary seat has reached 32 percent as at 12 noon.
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SANDAKAN, May 11 ― A minor commotion broke out outside the Sekolah Kebangsaan Tanjung Papat I voting centre this morning when rival political camps made playful jibes against each other while clamou...
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SANDAKAN, May 11 ― The percentage of voter turnout at the by-election for the Sandakan parliamentary seat has reached 32 per cent as at 12 noon.
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SANDAKAN (May 11): Twenty-seven percent voter turnout has been recorded for the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election from the moment the polling centres were opened at 7.30am until 11am today.
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SANDAKAN: Twelve-percent voter turnout has been recorded for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election from the moment the polling centres were opened at 7.30am until 9am today.
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SANDAKAN POLLS | Election Commission (EC) chief Azhar Harun said 12 police reports and one MACC report were lodged during the campaign period for the Sandakan by-election.
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SANDAKAN: DAP candidate Vivian Wong arrived to cast her vote at SK Muhibbah, one of the polling centres for the Sandakan by-election, at around 8am on Saturday (May 11).
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SANDAKAN: The Election Commis­sion (EC) is sticking to its target of 70% voter turnout despite the possibility that many of those working elsewhere will not return to vote.
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SANDAKAN (May 10): The Election Commission (EC) has appointed about 800 workers to facilitate the Sandakan parliamentary by-election tomorrow.
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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: PKR’s candidate for the Hutan Melintang state seat G Manivannan, who lost in the last general election, today cried foul after a government report revealed that the previous Barisan N...
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LETTER | The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas) congratulates the Pakatan Harapan government for completing its one-year term in office today.
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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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Electoral reform group has given the Pakatan Harapan government a progress score of 36.4 percent after its first year in power.
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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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SANDAKAN POLLS | PBS has urged the police to return a confiscated banner before polling day on Saturday.
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SANDAKAN (May 7): Sixty-one per cent of the 270 police personnel had voted by 10 am in the early voting today in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election, said Election Commission (EC) secretary Datuk M...
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SANDAKAN: The early voting process for policemen in the Sandakan by-election is proceeding smoothly Tuesday (May 7) morning.
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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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SANDAKAN: A total of 270 police personnel will cast their ballots tomorrow as early voters in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) is looking into proposals for a caretaker government before general elections.
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SANDAKAN: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) has put up a banner in place of a billboard that was taken down by Election Commission (EC) officers.
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SANDAKAN POLLS | Election watchdog Bersih has slammed Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for promising to solve parking woes in Sandakan only if Pakatan Harapan candidate Vivian Wong won the upcoming by-e...
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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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SANDAKAN: A controversial billboard by Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS), which was dismantled by the authorities for allegedly being “seditious”, has caused ripples in the campaign.
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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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SANDAKAN: The Election Commission (EC) has taken down a billboard, which implied that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng threatened Sandakan voters by saying he would not address the issue of insufficient parking bays at the Sandakan Hospital should the DAP's candidate lose in the May 11 polls.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The Election Commission (EC) received 26,136 applications to register as new voters and 11,655 applications for change of voting constituencies in the first quarter of 2019 ...
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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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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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KOTA KINABALU: The Election Commission (EC) will be reviewing its criteria for appointing election observers after drawing flak for allowing active politician Datuk Lajim Ukin to take on the task.
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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: The Election Commission (EC) today issued 177 postal ballot papers for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election, according to chairman Azhar Azizan Harun (pix).
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SANDAKAN: The Election Commission (EC) has appointed 57 observers from 10 organisations and two qualified individuals to monitor the by-election process here.
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SANDAKAN: The Election Commission (EC) has appointed 57 observers from 10 organisations and two qualified individuals to monitor the Sandakan parliamentary by-election process here.
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SANDAKAN, April 27 — The Election Commission (EC) has set the polling time for the Sandakan parliamentary constituency by-election from 7.30am to 5pm on May 11.
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IN the Semenyih by-election last month, it was reported that Barisan Nasional (BN) swept the police votes.
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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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RANTAU POLLS | Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Aminuddin Harun said Pakatan Harapan will probe any claims of sabotage in the Rantau by-election, which saw the ruling coalition suffer a heavy defeat.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin today said that Datuk Seri Mohamad Hassan’s victory in the Rantau by-election is a clear indication that the people ar...
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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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RANTAU, April 13 — The Election Commission (EC) has officially declared Barisan Nasional (BN) as winner of the Rantau by-election which saw the highest turnout of 79.31 per cent since the 14th gener...
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The EC announces BN's Mohamad Hasan as the winner of the Rantay by-election.Supporters cheer when the returning officer announced Mohamad garnered 10,397 votes and boo when it was revealed that Harapa...
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RANTAU: It's official! Election Commission (EC) declares Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan winner of the Rantau by-election with 10,397 votes.
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(April 13): At 7.05pm, Malaysiakini reported that Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has retained his Rantau State seat.
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Bersih has urged the Election Commission (EC) and police to act against Umno acting chairperson Mohamad Hasan for exposing his ballot paper.
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RANTAU: Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan (a.k.a. Tok Mat) secures 95 early votes, while Pakatan Harapan's Dr S. Streram gets only eight.
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BN acting chairperson and candidate Mohamad Hasan congratulated Election Commission (EC) chairperson Azhar Azizan Harun after seeing improvements in the election process in Rantau.Mohamad Hasan, who h...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 ― The Election Commission (EC) has almost achieved its target of 70 per cent voter turnout in the Rantau by-election today.
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Rantau by-election: 61 percent voter turnout as at 2 pm - EC
Rantau | EC | 2 | 61
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RANTAU POLLS | The discipline of the supporters of the political parties on the polling day today was not satisfactory, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
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RANTAU: The Election Commission is finding it a challenge to get those who set up “barung-barung” or “pos pondok” during polls to close shop despite there being no need for such voter assistan...
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RANTAU, April 13 ― Election candidates are barred from pleading for votes on polling day, Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun said today.
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SEREMBAN: Although voter turnout for the Rantau polls so far has been satisfactory, the same cannot be said about the discipline of candidates and their political parties, says Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
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RANTAU, April 13 — Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun today chided political parties involved in the Rantau by-election after spotting several booths erected too close to the polling cent...
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SEREMBAN: Police advised voters in the Rantau state by-election today to come out early to cast their ballot papers to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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Rantau by-election: 26 percent voter turnout as at 10am - EC
Rantau | EC | 26 | 10
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SEREMBAN (April 13): Police advised voters in the Rantau state by-election today to come out early to cast their ballot papers to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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RANTAU: The Election Commission said it is “disappointing” if the Pakatan Harapan candidate in the Rantau by-election, Dr Streram Sinnasamy, had appealed to voters today to support PH.
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SEREMBAN, April 13 ― Police advised voters in the Rantau state by-election today to come out early to cast their ballot papers to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): Police advised voters in the Rantau sby-election to come out early on Saturday (April 13) to cast their ballots to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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RANTAU: Pakatan Harapan candidate Dr S. Streram said references made to his two daughters as "anak manusia" and cats as "anak bulu-bulu" was merely meant to be light-hearted.