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Posts Tagged ‘ election ’

  • Singapore PAP party Failed in Election
    - Posted 05.26.12

    Voters dealt Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party its third electoral setback in a year, allowing the opposition to hold onto a Parliament seat in a by-election Saturday. Workers’ Party candidate Png Eng Huat, a 50-year-old businessman, won 62 percent of about 21,700 votes cast in Hougang district while PAP candidate Desmond Choo received 38 percent, […]

  • Picked deputy leader at Khaleda’s sake
    - Posted 02.26.09

      BNP Chairperson and Leader of the Opposition in parliament Khaleda Zia will nominate deputy leader of the opposition at a convenient time, party Secretary General Khandaker Delwar Hossain said yesterday. “Our parliamentary party has authorised the chairperson, and she will nominate someone as deputy leader at a suitable time,” he said. Delwar was speaking […]

  • Two more murders in Bangladesh
    - Posted 02.04.09

    DHAKA – Two opposition activists were killed by ruling party members in Bangladesh on Wednesday in the latest of a series of political murders since elections five weeks ago, police said. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), which lost the polls, said at least 17 of its activists have died at the hands of Awami League […]

  • More election results in Bangladesh may be suspended
    - Posted 02.03.09

    Election results of 16 more sub-districts in Bangladesh are likely to be suspended on grounds of gross irregularities, raising the number of such sub-districts to 30. Upon receiving specific allegations of anomalies in the polls, the Election Commission (EC) has instructed its secretariat not to publish the results of those sub-districts in official gazettes, EC Secretariat sources said. Election […]

  • Presidential election set for February 16
    - Posted 01.30.09

    Dhaka – The newly elected National Parliament is to chose Bangladesh’s next president on February 16, a government announcement said Thursday. According to the election schedule, February 8 was set for the submission of nomination papers for the ceremonial post in the prime minister-dominated parliamentary democracy. Chief Election Commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda discussed the election […]