Sunday, March 30, 2008

The king and Abdullah

PENANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi was greeted by a crowd of about 300 people, including Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and his wife Betty Chew, when he returned to Penang for the first time since the general election. star online

KUALA TERENGGANU: The rakyat and members of political parties, including from the opposition, were out in full force yesterday to welcome the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin at the Sultan Mahmud Airport.

The estimated 30,000-strong crowd created a massive traffic jam lasting nearly three hours from the Sultan Mahmud bridge to the airport, a distance of about 5km. nst online

BERITADARIGUNUNG: 300 is 1% of 30,000. i thought a figure of 10% is customary. Some understand 10% in an off tangent meaning. Right Ibrahim Saad? Right Idris Jusoh?