By Diana Rose. WITH the ‘Kawan Mas’ express boat disaster search and rescue efforts at Giam Bungan taking most of the attention of the authorities and the people, the folk here at Belaga suddenly realise that their racks and pantries are empty.
April 30, 2013
THE sudden appearance of colourful flags, posters, bill boards and candidate ‘T’ boards along highways, roads, in cities, towns, and villages in connection with the 13th general election (GE13) has somehow given this Borneo state of Sabah an atmosphere of festival or carnival.
April 26, 2013
THE battles for parliamentary seats for the 13th general election (GE13) in Sarawak is getting more intense in hotly contested constituencies such as Bandar Kuching, Petra Jaya, Seratok, Stampin, Lanang, Sibu, Sarikei, Miri, Mas Gading, Mambong, Serian, Igan, Baram and Limbang.
April 24, 2013
UNLIKE in Sabah where there is only one straight fight in the 13th general election (GE13), there are 14 constituencies in Sarawak with one to one contests, another 14 having three candidates and the remaining three with four-cornered fights.
April 20, 2013
NAMES of candidates for the 13th general election (GE13) are officially in and the race is on! The Election Commission is rushing off to get ballot papers printed, ensuring that they are delivered to returning officers of respective constituencies in time for polling on Sunday, May 5.
April 17, 2013
Police have identified areas where there would be stiff competition in the coming polls. State Police Commissioner Datuk Hamza Taib says the police are expecting tough electoral battles in 21 constituencies in the days leading to the May 5 polling in Sabah.
April 12, 2013
NOW that the 13th general election (GE13) in Malaysia is on, affecting the two states of Sabah and Sarawak on Borneo Island, it would be beneficial to all concerned to have a fuller understanding of the major functions of the Election Commission (EC).
April 10, 2013
POLLING for the 13th general election (GE13) in Malaysia is on May 5 while nomination of candidates is on April 20 Election Commission (EC) chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof announced in Putrajaya today at a press conference.
April 9, 2013
AMONG pledges in the Barisan Nasional (BN) election manifesto launched by Prime Minister and BN chairman Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in Kuala Lumpur Saturday night (April 6) is the construction of the Pan Borneo Highway stretching from Sematan in Sarawak to Serudung in Sabah.