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Letters 06 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

No peace for CM Musa

Datuk Musa Aman has been the target of vicious rumours about being asked to step down as Sabah Chief Minister but his supporters say he still enjoys the confidence of the Prime Minister, writes JOCELINE TAN.

AseanPlus News 03 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Boy rescued before polls

An Indian schoolboy abducted in India's lawless eastern state of Bihar was rescued yesterday on the eve of regional elections, sparking accusations police and the local government had colluded with the kidnappers.

Nation 23 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

SUPP cranks the gear in preparation for snap polls

The Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) has started preparations for a possible snap elections in the state.

Letters 24 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

End of the road for PBDS

It's all over for Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak. The two-year leadership clash has left it deregistered for a second time. SUHAINI AZNAM has the analysis.

Nation 20 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Barisan wins in Ba'Kelalan

Barisan Nasional has won the Ba#8217;Kelalan by-election by a majority of 1,452 when its candidate Nelson Balang Rining defeated his opponent Baru Bian.

Nation 18 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Dramatic end to campaigning for Ba'Kelalan

The Ba#8217;Kelalan state by-election campaigning period ended Friday in as dramatic a fashion as it started on nomination day nine days ago.

AseanPlus News 13 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

100 Hindu radicals held

Police used a baton charge to drive back hundreds of slogan-shouting Hindu hardliners trying to make their way to a controversial 17th century Muslim general's tomb they have threatened to demolish.

Nation 02 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

BN gearing up for by-election

Barisan Nasional is not taking the Ba'Kelalan state constituency by-election lightly even though many political observers are already predicting a landslide victory if there is a contest.

AseanPlus News 24 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Asian news in brief

News in brief including from Beijing that China denied claims yesterday that a deadly strain of bird flu that killed 27 people in Asia was discovered in the country's pigs, as the World Health Organisation warned that the disease will take several years to contain.

Nation 16 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

By-election to be a costly affair, says SPDP

The coming Ba#8217; Kelalan by-election will be a costly one as massive logistical deployment will be needed for the relatively remote seat bordering Kalimantan.