Rally focus on Malay rights turns some off

thejakartapost.com |  19-Sept-2015 – Tens of thousands heeded the call to support Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak against demands by electoral reforms group Bersih for him to step down, but Wednesday’s “red shirts” rally ended up focusing on affirming Malay rights rather than Najib’s leadership. Indeed, the rally was a clear indicator of how strong […]

53% Malays unsupportive of rally: Merdeka Center

mysinchew.com | KUALA LUMPUR, 15-Sept-2015 – Do the Malays support the Perhimpunan Rakyat Bersatu tomorrow? According to a survey conducted by Merdeka Center between September 10 and 15 among Malay residents on Peninsular Malaysia, only 24% of respondents are supportive, with 8% very supportive and 10% somewhat supportive. On the other hand, as many as […]

Most Malay Voters Do Not Support ‘Red Shirt’ Rally – Merdeka Center Polls

malaysiandigest.com | 15-Sept-2015 – Independent pollster Merdeka Center has confirmed what many Malaysians already suspected – majority of the Malays themselves do not support the Himpunan Rakyat Bersatu set to take place on Malaysia Day, September 16. In a press release today, Merdeka Center announced the results of a poll conducted between September 10 to […]

Mixed view on Bersih rally

The Star Online | PETALING JAYA, 29-Aug-2015 : Forty-seven per cent of respondents in an opinion poll said they are against the Bersih 4 rally compared to 43% who are for it. The Merdeka Center poll surveyed 1,010 registered voters between Aug 15 and 21, and found that fear of violence and doubts whether Bersih […]

Malaysians split over Bersih rally, survey finds

The Malaysian Insider | 28-Aug-2015 – Malaysians are split in their opinions of tomorrow’s Bersih 4 rally, a recent survey by independent pollster Merdeka Centre has found, with 43% viewing it favourably as opposed to 47% who do not support the assembly. The survey found that while 48% of the men surveyed were in support […]

Pollster: Bersih 4 supporters mostly urban, Internet-savvy, non-Bumiputera

Malay Mail Online | KUALA LUMPUR, 28-Aug-2015 ― Malaysians are split over the Bersih 4 rally, with most of those backing tomorrow’s protest comprising the non-Bumiputera who live in cities and use the Internet, Merdeka Center said today. According to the independent pollster, the survey held between August 15 and 21 revealed that 47 per […]

Bread-and-butter issues trump native rights in Sarawak, poll finds – By Mayuri Mei Lin

Malay Mail Online | PETALING JAYA, 27-Jul-2015 — Economic issues weigh heavier on the minds of Sarawakians than any other issue, including that of their native rights, independent pollster Merdeka Center revealed today. Merdeka Center director Ibrahim Suffian said that a recent survey of 606 respondents revealed that cost of living and the Goods and […]

Poll: Malaysians clueless about 1MDB scandal, but concerned with Putrajaya’s handling

Malay Mail Online | KUALA LUMPUR, 17-Apr-2015 ― Sixty-nine per cent of Malaysians said they were uninformed on controversies surrounding 1 Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), according to study by independent pollster Merdeka Center and business radio channel BFM. The result of the study released today also showed that nearly three-quarters of Malaysians did not even […]