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  1. Landslide may bury Islamist party

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... months ago and won widespread support for his populist policies, is set to win a landslide victory when 10.3 million Malaysians go to the polls today. Victory would give legitimacy to Mr ... but PAS leaders are also confident of retaining both states. 'I am confident of a landslide victory... the people's verdict [on Sunday] will put an end to the growing influence of PAS. ...

  2. Landslide poll victory for Taipei mayor

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Ma Ying-jeou is handed a clear mandate to revive the KMT Taiwan's main opposition Kuomintang elected Ma Ying-jeou as its leader yesterday, handing him a clear mandate to reinvigorate the party and return it to power. The Taipei mayor's landslide victory over legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng makes him the strong favourite to challenge the ruling ...

  3. Treading lightly on island issue

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... the military, is careful not to tread too loudly. In 1996, the missile exercise in the Taiwan Strait helped Lee Teng-hui win by a landslide, and in 2000, warnings by then-premier Zhu Rongji influenced ...

  4. The minister who said 'no'

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Liberals won by a landslide. In early 1997, Mr Ellison was made parliamentary secretary to the minister for health and to the attorney-general, and represented them in the Senate. In July ...

  5. Noted reformer who 'forgot about the rural voters' routed

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in New Delhi Chief Minister Naidu loses by landslide in India's Andhra Pradesh state polls Concern about the impact of election results on India's economic reforms programme heightened yesterday as the poster boy of the new economy, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, suffered a landslide defeat at the hands of the Congress party in his southern Andhra ...

  6. Philippine national elections

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... Susan Ramsay What? What's happened? Senator Benigno Aquino has won the Philippine presidential election by a landslide. The national polls were held to fill nearly 18,000 posts, from the presidency to municipal council seats. Who? Who is this man? Benigno Aquino, also known as Noy Noy, is the son of Benigno Servillano 'Ninoy'Aquino Aquino Jnr. His father fought against ...

  7. Election promises mean nothing in Myanmar

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rules and restrictions imposed by the generals have ensured the silencing of most opponents. Aung San Suu Kyi, whose National League for Democracy won the last election by a landslide 20 years ...

  8. Election strengthens Indonesian democracy

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One-sided elections are generally not good for democracies. In Indonesia's case, though, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's apparent landslide win of a second term is positive for his country and the region. Not since independence in 1945 has a sitting leader been re-elected in a fair and convincing manner. Should the final tally in about two weeks remain true ...

  9. Hu congratulates Ma over election victory

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... of the Chinese nation,' he said in his capacity as general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party. Mr Ma defeated his KMT rival Wang Jin-pyng in a landslide, winning 72.4 per cent of the vote. ...

  10. Taipei mayor buoyant

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... government's news department, and a close aide to Mr Ma, had a landslide victory in the second Taipei county constituency, winning 73,164 votes, also the largest number of votes won by a single ...




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