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Archive for June 28th, 2010

Many voters have found to their horror on polling day that their polling center had been changed to somewhere far away-but instead of addressing this issue the Minister made a laughable claim that the EC don’t change voters’ address! Did he bother to answer the question?

Nazri: EC can’t change voter address arbitrarily

June 28, 2010

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — The Election Commission (EC) does not have the authority to change the address of a voter in the electoral rolls without a signed application from the voter, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

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Report of 26th June 2010, Blockade in Long Sebayang.

Today, Penans from 10 community are unified in Long Sebayang, 2 communities are settled Penans, 8 are nomadics one. The big chief Along Sega in charge of the 10 communities are present.
On the site, the Long Sebayang village is situated just around 4 km from the camp of Lee Ling company.Petronas, the natural gaz and petrol company is also present, they are actually building the office and worker houses for the futur gaz pipe going through the area. The Penans and Petronas share a good relationship here, the office and houses are build next to the village, Petronas pay 2000RM per month to rent the land of Penan. Petronas has also given the contract for the wood they need to build the camp to the Penans instead of Lee Ling and after 3 years when their work here will be finished they will give all the buildings and materials, such as generators or chainsaws to the Penan community. All this mean that for Petronas ( wich is owned by Malaysian government), the owner of the land are the Penans.
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SNAP’s back but at crossroads //
Joseph Tawie
Monday, 28 June 2010 13:52
KUCHING (Malaysian Mirror)– After eight years in the political doldrums, Sarawak National Party has been given a new lease of life after the Court of Appeal on June 23, 2010, set aside the decision of the Registrar of Societies to deregister the party.

But what is SNAP’s future like? Will the Dayaks return to the party?

Is SNAP – the pride of the Dayaks in the 1970s when it had 18 State assemblymen and nine MPs – able to recapture its past glory?

Or will it be able to capitalize on the sentiments of the Dayaks against the Barisan Nasional government and the authorities? And what are SNAP’s directions?

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‘Wrong to fund party using state coffers’

Sun, 27 Jun 2010 18:39
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By Teoh El Sen(Freemalaysiatoday)

SHAH ALAM: It is wrong to fund party activities with money from the Selangor state and there should not be such expectations, said PKR’s Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh.

“It is wrong for the party to be run by state money. It is wrong for anybody to expect that,” she told reporters at the sidelines of the party’s retreat at a hotel here.

Fuziah said the party should use its own money for administrative purposes and suggested that the media could have given the wrong impression that “we are using or going to use the money”.
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Can Taib Mahmud explain his great wealth through his wages as a Chief Minister or any open business dealings? There is no answer to this question -a cause for voters concern as expressed in this report by Sarawak Report:

June 27, 2010

A KEY QUESTION FOR TAIB

Who is the owner of the Taib family’s real estate fortune?

By Sarawak report

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