Bollywood turns political in India election season
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MUMBAI: Better known for its romantic escapism, Bollywood is releasing a series of political satires during India's election season that poke fun at corrupt lawmakers and religious tensions. Featuring a goat, a ghost and a disputed dead body, three …

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TAKE A LOOK-Asia GDP: India Oct-Dec growth disappoints before election
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… growth disappoints > India's economy makes cautious recovery > Taiwan ups Q3 GDP pace, cuts full-year fcast > Philippine growth slowest in more than a year > S'pore ups 2013 GDP outlook, Q3 tops forecast > Thailand grows 1.3 pct q/q in Q3 …

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Saifuddin tells election body not to 'force' the people and 'buy' the people
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Well regarded Barisan Nasional leader Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah (pic) has added his voice to demands for electoral reforms, urging the Election Commission to make the process of drawing new electoral boundaries more open to public participation and …

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The Election Commission Chairman and members should convene …
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There can be no reason for barring an MP or SA from standing for re-election for five years except to prevent another Shahrir Samad incident which had been most embarrassing for Mahathir when he was Prime Minister.

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Unfair drawing up of election boundaries has not benefitted Malays, say forum …
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The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, February 15, 2014.The Malay supremacist argument that election boundaries were drawn up in such a way as to … Welsh said that Malaysia's unequal electoral constituencies – where sparsely populated rural …

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Anwar did not breach election laws, says Election Commission
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“Before the naming of candidates, the EC has no power to take any action against Anwar,” he told The Malaysian Insider today, responding to complaints that PKR and Barisan Nasional had flouted election laws ahead of the by-election on March 23. Abdul Aziz said technically, the campaign had not … The Permatang Pauh MP has […]

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Under-fire Election Commission calls Umno's Saifuddin for dialogue
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… said the commission was not influenced by any political parties as claimed. He said the commission is ready to have discussions with its critics such as Umno's Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah but it should be a closed-door session instead of an open dialogue.

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Time to revamp the Election Commission
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It is not surprising that Umno's Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah has suggested that the Election Commission chairman be replaced, as the EC has failed to inspire confidence. Saifuddin is one of the few leaders in Umno who is respected by all strata of society …

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Election Commission needs a new chairman who is not seen as speaking for BN …
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KUALA LUMPUR: Global Movement of Moderates CEO Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah has called for a new leadership to resuscitate the Election Commission (EC). The former Temerloh MP and deputy higher education minister, however, stopped short of asking …

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UMNO's Saifuddin calls for removal of Election Commission Chief …
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JANUARY 14, 2014. Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, speaking at a forum on electoral forum yesterday, says the Election Commission needs a new chairman who is not beholden to Barisan Nasional. – The Malaysian Insider pic by …

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In upcoming redelineation, EC seeks to balance unequal-sized election seats
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“We do it based on the provision in the Constitution, if the number of voters exceed 100,000 people in a Parliamentary constituency, we have to study and reduce,” Abdul Aziz was quoted as saying by Malay daily Utusan Malaysia today. Aziz also said the …

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The general election is not a badminton game, Guan Eng tells Najib
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The Malaysian Insider pic, December 6, 2013.The general election … Meanwhile, when asked to comment on Najib accusing PR of being the cause behind Malaysia's loss of a RM40 billion investment from Taiwan, Lim asked for proof. "It is an outrageous …

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