Sarawak People's Energy Party

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Sarawak People's Energy Party
Parti Tenaga Rakyat Sarawak
Abbreviation TERAS
Founder William Mawan Ikom
Founded 2013
Legalised 2013
Split from Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP)
Headquarters Kuching, Sarawak
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The Sarawak People's Energy Party (Malay: Parti Tenaga Rakyat Sarawak, abbreviated TERAS) was a political party in Malaysia. It is among the latest 20 new parties to have their registration approved by the Registrar of Society (RoS) and received permission to operate as a political party in 2013.[1][2]

At its inception, Sarawak People's Energy Party (TERAS) was a pro-Barisan Nasional (BN) splinter party of Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP), set-up by its disgruntled leaders.[3] However the hopes of TERAS to join BN were rejected by the coalition.[3] An arrangement was made between TERAS an Barisan Nasional for the division of seats contested in the Sarawak state election, 2016.[4]

In 2016, TERAS officially dissolved itself in order to allow their members, who won as direct BN candidates, to join any component party of the coalition.

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  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. Archived from the original on 9 April 2016. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Harapan UPP dan Teras untuk sertai gabungan BN Sarawak berkecai". Berita Harian. 6 December 2014.
  4. ^ Bernama (18 January 2016). "Adenan: Masalah BN S'wak selesai sebelum penamaan calon". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 9 April 2016.

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