Elections

Former Indonesian general says he'll run for president again

Apr 11, 2018

Former Indonesian Gen. Prabowo Subianto says he'll run for president in an election due next year, confirming an establishment challenger to current president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.

Malaysia vote that could decide Najib's fate set for May 9

Apr 10, 2018

Elections that could determine scandal-plagued Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's political fate have been set for May 9, an unusual workday vote with a shorter campaign period than during the last national polls

Malaysia's Election Commission sets May 9 as date for elections seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Najib Razak

Apr 10, 2018

Malaysia's Election Commission sets May 9 as date for elections seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Najib Razak

Najib heads into tough race with vow to make Malaysia great

Apr 8, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister has unveiled a lavish manifesto with cash benefits targeting rural ethnic Malays, his key vote bank, as he appealed to voters to give his long-ruling coalition a strong mandate

Scandal-hit Malaysian PM calls elections, expected in May

Apr 6, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister says Parliament will be dissolved Saturday, paving the way for general elections expected to be held next month that will put his long-ruling coalition with a revived opposition led by former strongman Mahathir Mohamad.

Malaysia's prime minister says he'll dissolve Parliament on Saturday ahead of general elections expected next month

Apr 6, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister says he'll dissolve Parliament on Saturday ahead of general elections expected next month

Key Malaysian opposition party suspended ahead of election

Apr 5, 2018

Malaysian authorities have ordered former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's political party to suspend its activities in a blow to the opposition ahead of an expected general election

Malaysia approves law banning fake news ahead of elections

Apr 3, 2018

Malaysia's parliament has passed a ban on fake news that critics fear will be abused to silence dissent before a general election expected to be called within days

Malaysia cuts proposed penalty for fake news to 6 years

Mar 29, 2018

Malaysia's government has cut the proposed punishment in a bill prohibiting fake news from 10 to six years in prison following an outcry from rights groups and opposition lawmakers

Malaysia approves redrawn electoral maps despite protests

Mar 28, 2018

Malaysia's Parliament has approved redrawn electoral boundaries despite protests that the ruling coalition was cheating to ensure victory in the upcoming general election

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