Greetings from Ground Zero, three days after the political hurricane that struck a wide swathe all the way from Kedah to Selangor. This morning, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng was sworn in as Penang Chief Minister even as Zakaria Md...
Photo credit: PSM Operations Room, Sungai Siput http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45dZZdOV_W8 So Jeyakumar Devaraj of Parti Sosialis Malaysia has finally triumphed over S Samy Vellu. When I spoke to him early this morning, he sounded tired but happy. It had been a long, long...
Headline news: Penang, Kelantan, Kedah, Selangor, Perak fall to opposition hands. In: Jeyakumar Devaraj, Charles Santiago, Nurul Izzah, Prof Ramasamy, Tian Chua, Khairy(!) Out: Samy Vellu, Zam, Sharizat, Awang Adek, Koh Tsu Koon 5.47am - The results couldn't be any...
This is the moment we have been waiting for. I have already cast my ballot, have you? It was peaceful and orderly at the polling booth. I could see dedicated volunteers and officials. But I think the Election Commission...
The Opposition campaign in Penang ended last night on a multi-racial high as 8,000 people crowded the main road in Sungai Ara near the Pas markas. For the first time in Penang, I noticed that all the ethnic groups were...
Photo credit: DAP Ceramah; More pictures here. If you thought last Saturday's ceramah attended by 10,000 people at the Han Chiang High School indoor stadium was huge, think again... The crowd tonight, this time out in the open in the vast...
The Election Commission's decision not to use indelible ink just does not sound right.  If they have nothing to hide, then there should be no hesitation in using such ink. It certainly doesn't look good for the EC and...
If there is one electoral contest that epitomises GE 2008, it has got to be the epic battle of Sungai Siput. A titanic contest is taking place between Samy Vellu and Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj of PSM, standing under a Keadilan...
Here's what some people are saying: Guan Eng is expected to win easily in the Bagan parliamentary seat on mainland Penang. Koh Tsu Koon could find the going tough in the Batu Kawan parliamentary seat against the DAP's Prof Ramasamy. The BN...
This was one of the big ones. It was one of those evenings where you just had to be there to experience the growing sentiment among Penangites seeking change and reforms. Indeed, those were the rallying cries tonight - change,...

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