29 May '11, 12am

SUPP 1st MCA 2nd SUPP makes a 360 degree turn - by Joseph Tawie (FMT)

Joseph Tawie | May 28, 2011 Free Malaysia Today After thumbing its nose at the Taib government, party makes an about turn and decides it needs its two candidates in the state cabinet KUCHING: The Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) has made a 360 degree turn. Last month, after its poor election showing, it said it wanted nothing to do with Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud’s government. The Central Working Committee (CWC), at a meeting last month, decided not to recommend any of SUPP’s elected representative to serve in the cabinet of Taib Mahmud after the party’s dismal showing in the election. That decision nearly tore the party apart. But at today’s CWC meeting, it unanimously agreed that Wong Soon Koh and Lee Kim Shin should represent the party and the Chinese community in the new cabinet of Abdul Taib Mahmud. Wong and Lee are the only Chinese who were re-elected to th...

Full article: http://blog.limkitsiang.com/2011/05/29/supp-makes-a-360-d...

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