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 56-year rule, fending off an opposition alliance that pledged to clean up politics and end race-based policies in Southeast Asia's third-largest 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 knife-edge election that saw a record 80 per cent polling, with one of the world's longest-serving 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 56-year hold on power in the country. The Election Commission (EC) announced that General Elections will be held on May 5 while nomination...