Friday, May 04, 2007

Anwar Ibrahim: updates

Samy Vellu Challenges Anwar To Stand Against Him In General Election

KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 (Bernama) -- MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu today dared Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to stand against him in the next general election."We can fight in any constituency. He can come to my Sungai Siput constituency. I'm not scared," he told reporters after chairing the MIC central working committee meeting here.

Umno Will Not Readmit Anwar, Says Sec-Gen

KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 (Bernama) -- Umno will not readmit expelled former deputy president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Umno Secretary-General Datuk Seri Radzi Sheikh Ahmad said today.He said this was decided by the party previously and there was no change to that decision.

Oleh Nahar Azmi Mahmud Penulis Khas
Komentar : 4 Mei 2007
KEMENANGAN Barisan Nasional (BN) dalam pilihan raya kecil Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) Ijok Sabtu lalu amat besar ertinya.
Ia menunjukkan BN masih perkasa walau digempur dua mantan orang kuat BN.
Pertama-tama, Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) pimpinan Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, mantan timbalan perdana menteri dan pernah menjadi timbalan presiden Umno, gagal dalam percubaan serunya walaupun saban hari turun padang.,3617,95246,00.html

Anwar's party disputes Malaysian by-election result
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's opposition People's Justice Party (or Keadilan) linked to former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim on Sunday disputed a key by-election result after losing to the ruling coalition.The Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition retained the seat of Ijok in central Selangor state against Keadilan with an increased majority.K. Parthiban from the Malaysian Indian Congress, part of the BN coalition, polled 5,884 votes while Keadilan's candidate, Abdul Khalid Ibrahim, secured 4,034.A record 81.9 per cent of the electorate turned out to cast their ballots in the constituency.

BN Victory In Ijok Proof People Reject Anwar, PKR, Says PM

KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 (Bernama) -- The Barisan Nasional (BN) victory in the Ijok state by-election today proves that the people reject Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and its adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said.He said the voters of Ijok have demonstrated that the BN is their choice to bring development to the people despite what had been said by Anwar throughout the campaign period of the by-election."They (PKR) did everything... and Anwar Ibrahim was there every day... they resorted to all sorts of tactics, including hurling accusations at (Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri) Najib Tun Razak," he said in an interview with RTM televised live tonight.

Anwar's Ally Now Battling For Survival After Pay Scandal

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 (Bernama) -- While Former Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is battling it out to win some votes for Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) in Saturday's Ijok by-election, his longtime ally Paul Wolfowitz is battling for survival as World Bank President.There have been mounting calls for Wolfowitz's resignation after it was discovered that he had approved a promotion and hefty pay rise for his girlfriend, Shaha Riza, an employee at the World Bank, before she was assigned to work at the U.S. State Department.Yesterday, the European Parliament asked Wolfowitz, a former Deputy Secretary of Defence in the Bush administration and one of the architects of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, to go after having voted 333-251 with 31 abstentions.

Anwar remains unfazed over possible defamation suit by Najib
By Melissa Goh, Channel

NewsAsia's Malaysia Correspondent Posted: 26 April 2007 2202 hrs
Ijok, Selangor: Former Malaysian deputy premier Anwar Ibrahim says he does not fear being sued by deputy premier Najib Razak. Anwar has repeatedly accused Mr Najib of corruption, abuse of power and possibly having a hand in the murder of a Mongolian model last year. Tensions are brewing in the central Malaysian state of Selangor, with all eyes on the Ijok by- election this Saturday.

Judges: Anwar’s dismissal lawful
PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has held that the sacking of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister nine years ago by the-then Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was lawful.

Berita Harian - Apr 27 06:11am
KUALA LUMPUR: Menteri Penerangan Malaysia, Datuk Zainuddin Maidin, mengecam langkah saluran berita British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) menyiarkan wawancaranya dengan tokoh pembangkang, Datuk Anwar Ibrahim

Anwar complains of harassment, phantom voters in Malaysia poll
TODAYonline - Apr 26 01:56am
Former Malaysian deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim responds to questions from journalists during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur. Anwar complained about police harassment and phantom voters as a key by-election campaign intensified.