Monday, August 27, 2012

DAP recruits political analyst - Nation | The Star Online

Published: Monday August 27, 2012 MYT 1:21:00 PM

DAP recruits political analyst

By REGINA LEE


KUALA LUMPUR: DAP has welcomed more new recruits to the party, including political analyst Dr Ong Kian Ming and oil and gas engineer Yeo Bee Yin.

Both University of Cambridge graduates, Ong and Yeo are one of the few high-profile young professionals that the party has been aggressively recruiting.

Ong in particular is famed for his political analysis published in Malaysiakini, apart from his day job as a lecturer at UCSI University.

In announcing their entry, party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said Ong will be helping him in the party's election strategy while Yeo, will be assisting DAP in crafting social media strategies in their effort to woo young voters.

Meanwhile, in the press conference here Monday, Lim said the party will be pressing on with its effort to legislate anti-party hopping laws in Penang.

"We're not denying the basic human rights in their freedom of association. But we are talking about the democratic choice of the voters who have voted for the party," he said.

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