Was the RM2.6b donation against election laws? EC chair says no power to find out
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In a report on June 2, US-based daily Wall Street Journal (WSJ), citing documents from Malaysian investigators currently scrutinising the troubled 1Malaysia Development Berhad's (1MDB) financials, claimed that a money trail showed that some US$700 …

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Nur Jazlan feels the election jitters
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KUALA LUMPUR: Nur Jazlan Mohamed, the MP for Pulai, is feeling the election jitters as he contemplates facing public anger for accepting a Cabinet position and giving up chairmanship of the Public Accounts Committee which was to hold hearings on …

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Dr Mahathir's RM10 million election expenditure 'illogical …
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Filed under: Politics — Hornbill Unleashed @ 8:00 AM. Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the Kepala Batas Umno meeting today. Najib slams his loudest Najib Razak today slammed his loudest critic Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who …

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Dr Mahathir's RM10 million election expenditure 'illogical …
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Filed under: Politics — Hornbill Unleashed @ 8:00 AM. Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the Kepala Batas Umno meeting today. Najib slams his loudest Najib Razak today slammed his loudest critic Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who …

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Only RM10m for election expenses? Irrrational, Najib says
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“RM10 million is neither rational nor logical, so I want to correct the situation?” Najib asked. Former PM Dr Mahathir recently said it is wrong for any party in Malaysia to spend over RM2 billion for an election, and that he needed less than RM10 …

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Malaysia Opposition Sues Najib for Alleged Election Offenses
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The Wall Street Journal reported on July 3 that about $700 million may have moved through government agencies and companies linked to debt-ridden state investment company 1Malaysia Development Bhd. before ending up in accounts bearing Najib's …

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Reform group suggests gov't funding for election campaigns
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The group's suggestions come in the wake of questions of whether public funds or money from companies linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) had been channelled into election campaigning by the Barisan Nasional. The Centre to Combat …

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Signs point to election in September, say observers
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He noted that the goods and services tax vouchers will be given out next month to those who qualify. In past elections, Parliament was dissolved within two months of the release of the boundaries report. Parliament will next sit on Aug 17. That could …

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Malaysia's Rancid Election
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One UMNO operative angrily told Asia Sentinel that both sides are equally to blame for the situation, with members of the largely Chinese Democratic Action Party insulting ethnic Malays as well, urinating on pictures of UMNO figures. Firebrands in UMNO …

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Malaysia deputy PM: 1MDB scandal would cost election | Fulton News
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Malaysia has been ruled by BN since it gained independence in 1957, with all five prime ministers originating from BN and UMNO — a Malay ethnic based political party. Wall Street Journal and Sarawak have released reports quoting documents from the …

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Umno will lose if general election held now, says Muhyiddin – The Malaysian …
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Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin arrives at the Cheras Umno division annual meeting at Berjaya Times Square in Kuala Lumpur. Muhyiddin says the party would lose a general election if one was held now. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Seth …

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Bracing for early state election? | Hornbill Unleashed
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Filed under: Politics — Hornbill Unleashed @ 8:02 AM. Asfia speaking to reporters after attending the state-level Ministry of Women, Family and There is a possibility that the one-day State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting …

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GHB says it will contest in Sarawak state election – The Rakyat Post – The …
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Gerakan Harapan Baru (GHB) will contest in Sarawak's next election, according to its spokesman. The present Sarawak state legislative assembly term expires in June next year. GHB spokesman Andri Zulkarnaen Hamden, who was also PAS former Sarawak …

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FIFA presidential election to be held in February | Sports | Malay Mail Online
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Jeffrey Webb's wife (right) leaves the US federal court in Brooklyn, New York, July 18, 2015, with one of his lawyers, Edward O'Callaghan. Webb pleaded not guilty to charges of racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering. — Reuters …

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Erdogan eyes snap Turkish election as coalition talks flounder
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has dominated Turkey's political landscape for over a decade. ― Reuters picANKARA, July 8 — Delays in efforts to form a coalition government in Turkey are buying time for President Tayyip Erdogan, heightening the …

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Burundi crisis escalates ahead of election, vice president flees
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Men climb on a truck as it drives outside Bujumbura, Burundi, June 5, 2015. BUJUMBURA, June 25 — Burundian students sought refuge from the police at the US embassy yesterday as one of the country's vice presidents announced he had fled to Belgium, …

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MALAY MIDDLE GROUND IN EYE OF THE STORM: PAS election results, anti …
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Najib's economic policies, especially the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST), as well as perceived misconducts and potentially corrupt practices, especially 1MDB, are shaping up to the potential of a Malay tsunami. Second, Malaysians in …

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Turks vote in election set to shape Erdogan's legacy
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Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu (centre) waves to his supporters from the top of a campaign bus during anelectio rally for Turkey's June 7 parliamentary election, in Istanbul, Turkey, June 6, 2015.

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