Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:45:00 GMT | By Reta Lee, Head of Editorial
Not contesting in GE13

Chua Soi Lek

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MCA President Chua Soi Lek has come out to say he will not contest in the coming General Elections but will lead his party in the election.

"For all these fight and articulation that I have been talking, it would be very self-serving if I were to declare myself as a candidate.
"I want to prove a point that I am fighting for a cause, that MCA remains relevant and continues to lead the party without standing for elected public office," he said.

Disclaimer: Confirmed candidates contesting in GE13 will be known on polling day, April 20.


EC announces polling and nomination dates

Apr 11, 2013 7:55PM

our government ... regardless, UMNO, MCA or MIC all are lead by a bunch of corrupts ....

they keep saying they want to get rid of corruption, asing everyone to be religious and this and that .... but as ministers themselves, they do all the nonsense and after a few months return to power with no shame in their faces ....

why can't they be like leaders of other countries ??? when they caught, they accept their mistake and resign .... that is a good example of a leader .... not ours ..... anyone who brings out the truth, is either put in jail or murdered .....


Apr 11, 2013 6:53PM

bull****, fighting for a cause.


mca is relevant but you are no more relevant for mca or the chinese in particular.


resign yourself asa chairman, mca have never been so shamed b4 you.

Apr 11, 2013 7:09PM
First MCA president to not stand for general election. This is what you get by having a tainted character as President. His sex scandal & adultery will dogged & smeared him in public office. He shouldn't be there in the first place, clearly a liability to his party. Shame on him to clamour for that position knowing clearly he is unsuitable and equally shameful to the party for electing him. This the beginning of the end for MCA & also B-end. 
Apr 11, 2013 9:13PM

shahrizat already have 200million ringgit in the bank given by the government, making the cow out of the present government, sure dont want to stress so she choose to rest.


ng yen yen, already said she will be migrating to australia, which she denied cause, the million dollar facebook money was not transfered to her account yet then. so with it now, she can fly to australia and breed kangaroo ha ha.


rafidah, this one all the AP's given to his son in law then and now his grand children is running NAZA, seat  being a member of parlimen, she is not interested lah.


azmi khalid, ah ha your wife is too pretty and you boss tak boleh tahan, so you step down ok, kak ros is jealous.





Apr 11, 2013 7:44PM

Whether you contest or not is irrelevant you do not stand a chance to win we cannot have people of low moral value to represent us.You being the MCA president just go to shows what MCA stand for so how can the Chinese and the public as a whole be proud that we have such kind of people representing us

If you have any value you should have got out for good after the sex scandal whether you were set up or not is not the point,it is because you were caught!

Apr 12, 2013 12:32AM
CHIEF of MCA not contesting, CHIEF of UMNO WANITA  not contesting, CHIEF of UMNO YOUTH not contesting . . . what kind of leadership is this? Why didn't they just quite the post long ago if they cannot lead the charge? To be Chief and not run is like shouting it out loud from the rooftops that they be thrashed silly, lose their deposit even, if they dare to run ! !
Apr 11, 2013 8:00PM
Yes I agree Rais Yatim is wise but a million wise men are useless as long as their strings are still pulled by a moronic leader.
Apr 12, 2013 3:11AM
As a president of MCA are not contest in the GE13 , how you going to ask supporter to support this kind of party are no confidence.

MCA is a chinese party , let me ask MCA what have MCA been done to Malaysian Chinese ?

You no need to prove anything here about you not contesting , we as citizen no interesting to see what prove you are given the reason for not contesting , we are more interesting to see the prove that your party can do for Malaysian chinese.

Pls wake up , we Malaysian no more stupid like pass, MCA please think of the country future , fight for the right , not fight for personal gain.

Apr 12, 2013 12:57AM
Choose an idiot to lead mca is better than that to choose a man of no intergrity at all ! mca will be destroy by this donkey !
Apr 11, 2013 11:03PM
Thank goodness all these fellas are not contesting in the coming GE. They will only bring shame to the country & lead the ppl they serve to the gutter!
Apr 11, 2013 7:38PM
if nobody likes him, why he was elected as chairman? who gav him mandate in mca? jokers?
Apr 11, 2013 9:08PM

What can I say, The $h|t List except Batu Gajah

Apr 12, 2013 6:31PM

After a close study in MCA, no hope for any win in any state or parliament. Chairman and Secretary of MCA is out of the GE 13 election at the same time. No leader or second leader to lead the pack so how can win. Sure Losses for MCA.

For Gerakan even worst, We have the YES man that failed to deliver PENANG for 3 terms. Again Sure loss for the election. No way to win at all. Further more NO DIRECTION. Lagi teruk.

Wow this is a side kick YOUTH UMNO CHAIRMAN also not contesting. What have happen now in BN? Maybe got secret weapon behind to win this GE13. So what is BN strategy this time to WIN the election?

Interesting Bunch of BN team.


Vote Wisely for 1 MALAYSIA for Better FUTURE and not for Better Nation.

Apr 12, 2013 4:37AM
Csl out for exchange for his son as menteri, why not, pornman win, raayat kalah!
Apr 13, 2013 6:30AM
we are not interested whether you contest in the coming GE. We know you have to be erase for good.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.You are a burden not to only chinese but all malaysians......useless bump CSL
Apr 12, 2013 11:54PM
He's willing not to contest because it's much more safer than that.
Anyway, Najib could be promising him a senator post, if BN win.

Apr 16, 2013 8:57AM

Not Contesting ?

What kind of leader is that ?

The leader should be the one who first in line submitting their nomination, not the one who sit at the back making all the noises like a bunch of backbenchers. You are supposed to act like the general who lead the army at the war no matter you win or lose. Your act of not contesting is like you throw in the towel before the fight and leave your people behind, fighting on their own. With no direction, your people sure lose one.

Say no to this coward leader. We better choose a leader with high energy drive, clear vision, high self-esteem, integrity and trustworthy. A leader who we believe can lead us to a better future.

Malaysia Boleh !

Apr 18, 2013 9:00AM
I guess you knew you would not win and definitely not supported by Najib as you are another non winnable candidate. Now you can go back to your video business and prosper. good choice though.
Apr 17, 2013 1:18AM

csl know this is the end of mca and bn,that why he is not contesting,saving some face for more porn.



Apr 16, 2013 8:53PM
yes you should follow a donkey if you want it but donkey do not talking rubbish.
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