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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: Sarawak Elections

DAP dismissed me, says newly elected president of Sarawak’s PBK

Voon Lee Shan says he was dismissed on the eve of nomination day for the 2011 Sarawak elections.

Activist tells Opposition: Understand what voters want

Adrian Lim lists seven tips for the Opposition to get back into fighting shape.

PBB can form govt by itself with direct candidates

Nine direct candidates have applied to join dominant Sarawak BN party.

RM792m allocated for 409 projects during S’wak election

They include building of bridges, roads and schools.

PKR: Headmen played huge role in BN win in S’wak

Sarawak PKR Chief Baru Bian says these headmen were beholden to the state for their appointments and the people in turn turned to these chieftains for help.

Voter turnout had hardly any impact on S’wak polls

Politweet analysis also shows that Opposition would have won another two seats if the DAP and PKR had not contested against each other.

Numbers theory behind why no Chinese DCM

Analyst says SUPP already given two top posts in Adenan's cabinet despite winning fewer seats than other parties

Najib’s team won Sarawak, not Adenan, asserts analyst

Academician James Chin says prodigious use of government machinery and helicopters contributed to BN's win in Sarawak.

Analyst spells out Opposition’s mistakes in Sarawak

Inability to select right battles, attack key figures, and in-fighting main cause of failure in state polls, says James Chin.

Bersih: Vote buying, other offences, rampant in S’wak polls

Election watchdog laments that repeat offences are going unpunished, as it releases preliminary report on the May 7 Sarawak State Election.

Chauvinism is ugly wherever it exists

It has become harder for DAP to counter the accusation that it represents Chinese chauvinism.

Abang Jo and Masing tipped to join Uggah as DCMs

Senior BN trio touted to be deputy chief ministers, as rumours swirl about Teras trio joining PBB.

Sarawakians looking for quick fix to remove indelible ink

Post-election, some voters hope baking soda, dish washing agent will do the trick.

UPP, SPDP merger likely

An announcement could come as early as today, says former UPP president Wong Soon Koh.

Sarawak BN leaders say enough of name calling

Two assemblymen hit out at netizens who had insulted Sarawakians for voting for the BN in the recent election.

CM keeps election promise to Chinese with RM2m cheque

Senadin assemblyman Lee Kim Shin says Adenan Satem had the cheque for the Chinese school's building fund, ready for pick-up on Monday.

DAP’s Superman promises to be ‘decent’ in future

After drawing flak for fiery speech, Hew vows to clean up 'politically-oriented stand-up comedy' act

Respect choices made by Sarawakians, says DAP rep

Padungan assemblyman Wong King Wei says the democratic system has to be respected and that it is time for reflection on why the Opposition lost support.

Superhuman ability needed to deny Hew’s racist remarks

Ti Lian Ker of MCA takes DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang to task for denying Hew Kuan Yau's speech was racist in nature.

Sarawak win indicates BN likely to keep Putrajaya in 2018

However, a Forbes report says, Prime Minister Najib Razak has to repair his damaged image.

Opposition must respect S’wakians in order to win polls

Tian Chua of PKR regrets that some Opposition supporters have stooped so low as to call Sarawakians "stupid" for not voting in the Opposition.

Ti: Anti-Sarawakian comments giving Chinese a bad name

MCA man says netizens who engaged in insults and name-calling after the Sarawak polls do not reflect a mature, democratic society.

DAP citing wrong reason for its poor show

It was the Adenan factor, not low voter turnout, that gave BN its impressive victory, says a political analyst.

DAP undone by its own arrogance

The opposition and its supporters in West Malaysia are too condescending in their attitude towards Sarawakians.