January 6, 2009
Pet, Haris, Marina, Bernard-Zorro, Big Gus, and others, I will be joining you all soon. Rashid Azad Khan, Shogun Shah, Din Ahmad and I are making plans to be on the campaign trail (from January 14-18). Fellow Malaysians, let us converge on the capital of this oil rich state, campaign and show our support for PAS and Pakatan Rakyat. Sock it to those UMNO-BN guys, and enjoy Kuala Terengganu.—Din Merican
Badawi and Najib endorse Pakatan Rakyat for Kuala Terengganu–For once, they are doing the right thing:
by Haris Ibrahim
A convoy of 3 vehicles hit the Karak Highway round about 1.30pm this afternoon (January 5). I was in the lead vehicle with
By the time we got to Kemaman, everyone was so hungry and busy eating nasi dagang and drinking heavenly coffee at the famous Kedai Kopi Hai Peng that no-one thought to take any photos.
Next stop was at a PETRONAS station just before Rantau Abang, for some nicotine intake and to give RPK and the rest of the gang a chance to get into the campaign mood.
As we drove through Rantau Abang, could not help noticing the run down state of the houses. In an oil-producing state, mind you!
We got into Kuala Terengganu a little after 7pm. Honestly, does not look like a town that is about to host just about the most important democratic process before the UMNO elections in March. Other than the fact that everyone who’s anyone in both BN and Pakatan Rakyat are expected to be streaming in over the next couple of days. We’ve been trying to get feedback from the ground on issues of concern to the voters. This will be ongoing.
We’re off early tomorrow morning to the nomination centre. That’s all for now. Don’t forget to keep sending out those sms’s.