Browsing All Posts filed under »Batu Sapi«

To lord over, or to love and liberate?

November 5, 2010


“The writing is on the wall. BN will win the next GE. It’s now a matter of whether it will be a landslide. At the very least, BN should win back its two-thirds majority” – my friend, Kee Thuan Chye, sharing his thoughts on the implications of the Galas and Batu Sapi by-election results, as […]

Who’s the spoiler, really?

October 27, 2010


In my ‘Batu Sapi : SAPP or Pakatan Rakyat?’ post, I had suggested that both Pakatan and SAPP should come to the negotiation table, measure their respective proposed candidates for the Batu Sapi by-election by an MP-Aptitude test and an Integrity test and see who comes out tops. This, so that the best candidate could […]

Will Azmin dare lead the PKR charge in Batu Sapi?

October 25, 2010


Anwar’s blog carries a post entitled ‘Ansari bawa harapan rakyat Batu Sapi’. I’m hearing differently from my sources in Sabah. I’m hearing that on the ground, Ansari is perceived as handpicked to serve, not the people of Batu Sapi, but Azmin’s agenda in Sabah. What’s that  agenda? “Let Azmin come and tell Sabahans what his […]

Dear Linda

October 25, 2010


First, allow me to extend my condolences to you and your family on the tragic and sudden passing of your husband. It can never be easy for a family when a loved one is snatched away so suddenly. I also want to congratulate you on being picked by BN to contest in the forthcoming Batu […]

Should it not only be ‘may the best man win’, but also ‘ may the best man contest’?

October 19, 2010


“Pakatan Rakyat leaders met and decided that we will field a PKR candidate and we will make the announcement (on who it is) soon. We hope SAPP won’t contest, because we want a straight fight with BN” – Anwar Ibrahim, reported by Malaysiakini today. The same report, and an earlier report yesterday, has it that […]

Batu Sapi : SAPP or Pakatan Rakyat?

October 17, 2010


Malaysiakini reports that former BN coalition partner and now opposition Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) has confirmed that it will be contesting in the Batu Sapi parliamentary by-election. NST Online reports that Sabah PKR is divided on whether it should contest in that by-election, with former Sabah PKR chief Ansari Abdullah in favour of PKR entering […]