Monday, May 10, 2010

Sibu By-Election PR Campaign - Night 1

I felt lucky because have the chance to witness what a by-election is all about! It is totally different from the normal state election or parliamentary one as all the focus will be put on a place and in this case, it is Sibu!

Sibu, is not a big and well-known town in the context of this country, but recently because of the by-election, almost everyday you can see Sibu on tv! Besides that, all political big names either from ruling parties as well as opposition parties are blooming into this town since the nomination day (8th May). It is predicted that this phenomenon will continue until the pooling day which is scheduled on 16th of May! Therefore if you wish to visit Sibu in this period of time, please be reminded that all hotels, no matter big or small, expensive or cheap, new or old... all had been fully booked!

[Selangor state exco Y.B. Tuan Yaakob bin Sapari was giving his speech]

Campaigns and political talks from both parties had been started since last night, so it is a busy week for Sibu people. Last night I attended the first political talk by Pakatan Rakyat at Butterfly Park of Sibu. It was really a nice experience as you can meet opposition heavyweight political idols such as Lim Kit Siang, Lim Guan Eng, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Teresa Kok and so on in person!

[Cheras MP Chan Kok Wai]

[DAP prominent leader - Lim Kit Siang in person]

[Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim + Lim Kit Siang]

[Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim - parliament opposition leader giving his speech with full emotion]

[Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng was on stage]

[Lim Guan Eng giving his speech with full energy]

[Teresa Kok in action!]

[Datuk Ngee Koo Ham]

[A very famous local political scientist and columnist Wong Chin Huat was giving away his opinion on the political situation in this country]

[Wong Ho Leng - DAP Sibu by-election candidate]

[The spectators]

["Somebody" recording down Lim Kit Siang and DSAI speech and can't be seen after that]


  1. I hope their rockets will fly into the parliament

  2. if rockets fly this time, that mean BN very very dangerous in future, hahaha ...


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