Tag Archives: Presidential Election

MALAY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION A TROJAN HORSE IN DISGUISE?

I think we, as a community, must retain some semblance of our pride, honour and integrity, to call a spade a spade, and not to rewrite history, dismissing ‘’complaints of discrimination’’ as just perceptions, just to make our top leaders and the PAPpie Malays feel good.

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TAN CHENG BOCK APPEALS AGAINST HIGH COURT’S DECISION ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Dr Tan Cheng Bock has decided to appeal against the High Court for dismissing his application to contest the legitimacy of the upcoming Presidential Election. Despite having intentions to run for Presidency, he was not considered eligible due to amendments to the Constitution and the introduction of the reserved presidency. In Dr Tan's application, he called for an open election and disagreed with the government's decision for counting Mr Wee Kim Wee as the first popularly elected President.

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HIGH COURT DISMISSES TAN CHENG BOCK’S CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE, SURPRISE?

The High Court dismissed Dr Tan Cheng Bock's constitutional challenge to the upcoming reserved Presidential Election. This comes after the AGC accused Dr Tan of being selfish for undermining multiracial representation and for wanting to run in the next election. Dr Tan has until next Wednesday to file a notice of appeal and has not reached a conclusion. Does this come as a surprise? Have we lost yet another hopeful candidate who can actually be our voice?

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TAN CHENG BOCK THANKS SUPPORTERS AS HE AWAITS HIGH COURT CHALLENGE RESULT

I especially wish to thank those who have supported me in this journey: my lawyers from Tan Rajah & Cheah (Chelva Rajah SC, Earnest Lau and Zara Chan); Lord David Pannick QC; Jacqueline & Andrea; my family; the supporters who have stuck with me through thick and thin; those who have sent me encouraging messages, your prayers and well wishes.

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RESERVED PRESIDENCY IS CONDESCENDING, SHOWS MALAYS ARE “USED ONLY WHEN NEEDED”

Khan Osman Sulaiman talks about the upcoming Presidential Election and highlighted some of its problems. He thinks it is condescending to reserve the election for Malays as it shows that they cannot stand on their own merits. "It places the Malay community as a pawn in a chess game. To be used only when needed". He said the reserved presidency with its strict conditions is only for the elitist and described the President position as a lame duck.

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