Archive for April, 2009

April 12, 2009

Uninspiring Cabinet that draws more questions


Najib named his 28 member cabinet with 25 ministries.  This is a tad smaller than Pak Lah’s administration.  Kudos!  That’s where it stops.

This is his lineup.

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April 8, 2009

What to think of the 3B results?


It is 8 April, the day after a historic 3 simultaneous by-elections in Malaysia – Batang Ai, Bukit Gantang and Bukit Selambau.  This has never happened before but these by-elections were specially timed to be after the Umno Presidential Election that saw Najib take over the helm of Umno and shortly thereafter as the new PM of Malaysia.

At the end of yesterday, we saw the obvious happening again.  Pakatan Rakyat took the 2 Peninsular Malaysia by-election seats while Barisan Nasional retained their Sarawak seat.  This was expected given the growing sentiments in West Malaysia while Pakatan Rakyat was attempting to score a first beach head in Sarawak which they failed.

So what should we think about the results?

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