Jerrenn Lam · April, 2011

Latest posts by Jerrenn Lam from April, 2011

Malaysia: Email For Citizens Project Draws Criticism

  20 April 2011

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that all Malaysians aged 18 years and above will receive a 1Malaysia email account. But many bloggers have criticized the project as unnecessary, saying that its estimated cost of RM 50 million can be better used for other purposes.

Malaysia: Ruling Coalition Tops Sarawak Elections

  19 April 2011

On Saturday 16 April, 2011, Malaysia’s ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition won the state election in Sarawak, winning 55 of the 71 seats contested to retain its control and two-thirds majority over the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) opposition alliance. Bloggers discuss the outcome.

Malaysia: State Election Brings Another Sex Scandal

  7 April 2011

The Sarawak state election this April will have a big impact on Malaysia's national politics. Will the opposition finally defeat Sarawak's longest serving chief minister? Meanwhile, an alleged sex video tape of an opposition leader has been exposed a few weeks before the election.

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