Barisan Nasional

  • Malaysia coalition extends rule in tight election May 6, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's governing coalition won a tight national election on Sunday to extend its 56year rule, fending off an opposition alliance that pledged to clean up politics and end racebased policies in Southeast Asia's thirdlargest economy. As counting went late into the night, the fractious multiracial opposition proved unable to...
  • Malaysians vote in record numbers, ruling party ahead May 5, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional took an early lead in Sundays's in the knifeedge election that saw a record 80 per cent polling, with one of the world's longestserving governments that has been in power for almost six decades, winning 37 of the 49 seats declared so far. Malaysians waited...
  • Malaysia to hold General Elections on May 5 April 11, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia will hold General Elections on May 5, an electoral official said on Wednesday, in what could be the toughest test of the ruling coalition's 56year hold on power in the country. The Election Commission (EC) announced that General Elections will be held on May 5 while nomination...