Archive for May 9th, 2018

Najib says ‘Malay tsunami’ unlikely, worried about ‘tsunami of lies’

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:01 AM

Caretaker prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak does not believe that a “Malay tsunami” will happen in GE14. He questioned why the opposition did not carry out [...]
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A guide to Malaysia’s general election on Wednesday

09-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:01 AM

A guide to Malaysia’s general election on Wednesday that will determine if the ruling coalition, which is facing a strong opposition challenge, can extend its 60-year [...]
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Malaysian election pits former leader against elite protege

09-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:01 AM

Voters have a stark choice in Malaysia’s election on Wednesday: resurrect the country’s 92-year-old former authoritarian leader or give a third term to prime [...]
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Malaysia’s jailed Anwar urges voters to pick former nemesis Mahathir

Malaysia’s jailed Anwar urges voters to pick former nemesis Mahathir

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

Jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim urged voters to choose his former political nemesis, Mahathir Mohamad, less than 24 hours ahead of the most hotly contested [...]
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Pos Malaysia in race against clock to deliver postal votes

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:01 AM

Traffic at post offices nationwide has surged in recent days as voters rush to ensure their postal ballots reach their registered constituencies before the 5pm deadline on [...]
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Chinese Embassy denies asking its companies, citizens to be on alert during GE14

09-May-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:01 AM

The Chinese Embassy denied claims that it has requested Chinese companies and its citizens in Malaysia to brace for potential incidents during the 14th general Election [...]
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‘Where’re my ballot papers?’ Malaysian voters abroad ask EC

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:01 AM

With hours to polling for the 14th general election, Malaysians outside the country registered to vote by post have taken to social media to express anxiety over the delay in [...]
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Malaysian opposition bets on ‘tsunami’ of Muslim support

09-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:01 AM

Malaysia’s opposition hopes a surge of support from disillusioned members of the country’s Muslim majority can carry them to an unlikely victory in [...]
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Najib: Put your trust in BN, we build the country together

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:01 AM

With less than 24 hours to polling for the 14th general election, Barisan Nasional (BN) chair Datuk Seri Najib Razak called on Malaysians to put their trust in the coalition [...]
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Invoking father’s name, Najib pledges to continue Razak’s economic empowerment agenda

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:01 AM

Barisan Nasional (BN) chair Datuk Seri Najib Razak promised to continue his father’s efforts to raise the economic and financial status of Malaysians if the coalition [...]
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Malaysia election: Barisan Nasional likely to hold Sabah, say analysts

09-May-2018 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:01 AM

The Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN), which is facing multi-cornered fights, is likely to clinch victory in the East Malaysia state come polling day this Wednesday (May 9). [...]
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How Malaysia Became A ‘Model’ For China’s Overseas Economic Expansion

09-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:01 AM

As Malaysians prepare to elect a parliament this week, figures in an opposition alliance are suggesting that prime minister Najib Razak’s government has allowed too [...]
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Malaysia’s election: A battle of old allies

Malaysia’s election: A battle of old allies

09-May-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:01 AM

Malaysia is holding a general election on Wednesday. While incumbent prime minister Najib Razak looks likely to secure another term, he is facing a strong challenge from his [...]
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GE14 will determine Malaysia’s destiny, says Najib

GE14 will determine Malaysia’s destiny, says Najib

09-May-2018 Intellasia | The Star | 6:01 AM

With less than 48 hours before Malaysia heads to the polls, prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has urged Malaysians to cast their votes wisely as GE14 will determine [...]
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What Is Wrong With Malaysia?

09-May-2018 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:01 AM

I have never quite bought the notion that democracy delivers a government no better than what its people deserve. The phrase, often repeated in anger or haste, is clever, but [...]
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