Parti Ekonomi Rakyat Sarawak Bersatu

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Parti Ekonomi Rakyat Sarawak Bersatu
United Sarawak People's Economic Party
PERSB
Abbreviation PERSB
Headquarters Sarawak, Malaysia
Colours Blue, yellow, brown, green
Dewan Negara:
0 / 70
Dewan Rakyat:
0 / 222
Sarawak State Legislative Assembly:
0 / 82
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The Parti Ekonomi Rakyat Sarawak Bersatu (PERSB) or in English United Sarawak People's Economic Party is a Malaysian political party formed by a group of Jatropha curcas plantation owners in Sarawak under the Projek Ekonomi Rakyat Sarawak (PERS) (English: Sarawak People's Economic Project). It is a relatively new party, was among the latest 20 new parties registration approved by the Registrar of Society (RoS) and just received permission to operate as a political party in 2013..[1][2]

PERSB has filed their application to the Registrar of Societies (ROS) on 2010, and their application has been approved only in 2013.[3] Somehow 15 of their candidates have contested in 2011 Sarawak state election as Independent candidates however all of their candidates were defeated and lost their deposits on the polling day.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rintod, Luke (4 September 2013). "New Sabah party targets youth". Free Malaysia Today. Malaysia. Retrieved 21 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Bernama (2 September 2013). "ROS approves 20 new political parties". fz.com. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "ROS: Ada logo pertubuhan serupa kongsi gelap". Sinar Harian. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Bernama (7 April 2011). "PERSB fields 15 Independents". Borneo Post. Retrieved 26 April 2016. 
  5. ^ Bernama (2 September 2013). "PERSB Fields 15 Independent Candidates In Sarawak Election". Bernama. Retrieved 9 April 2016.