With the People’s Action Party having taken 9 in 10 seats in every general election since independence, another victory seems … More
KUALA LUMPUR, June 30 — The government has proposed Election Commission chairman Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun for the post of … More
Chinese-language daily Nanyang Siang Pau earlier reported that Muhyiddin will be tabling the motion to remove and replace the Dewan … More
KUALA LUMPUR: Calls are growing from both sides of the political divide for Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to hold … More
The ruling party, MPP have 63 of 76 seats in the legislature, two fewer than before but still a huge majority to rule the landlocked country of three million people squeezed between Russia and China.
Voters may feel betrayed and may refuse to come out in big numbers for future elections. However, it is important to examine the reasons behind defections and measures to manage this issue.
General election will give the new government a fresh, full five-year mandate. The new government can focus on the national agenda – which includes handling the coronavirus pandemic, the economy and jobs – and the difficult decisions it will have to make and to carry
Appointment of MPs and politicians into GLCs is a norm in Malaysia, one that has been viewed by critics as a political reward system aimed at consolidating power and support.
In parliamentary language, the term ‘privilege’ means certain rights and immunities enjoyed by each House of Parliament and its Committees … More
MALAYSIA is in the throes of unprecedented upheaval that has brought about various challenges. Foremost is the Covid-19 pandemic that has decimated … More
Parliament and the Government are different. They have different constitutional functions. One cannot prevent or frustrate the constitutional functions of the other
His Majesty said implementing a development programme based on integrity and good governance is vital to achieving sustainable economic growth and maintaining the wellbeing of the people and the country.
King’s speech is only item on agenda, in a move that has driven anger among opposition questioning government majority.
Let’s decide to turn this crisis into an opportunity – an opportunity to wake up from the suffocating slumber of Politics 1.0, and dig deep to find the road to Malaysia 2.0
Muhyiddin’s government compounding its legitimacy issues by limiting the coming parliament sitting to one day. He appointed that most of the MPs in his camp to various positions in the government or GLCs, thus consolidating his support base
What Muhyiddin has done is to delay the legitimisation or otherwise of what may well be an illegitimate government. Until he allows Parliament to sit properly, this government is illegitimate in the eyes of the people, and perhaps even in law.
This decision reflects not only the absence of wisdom and democracy in the current government, but it also shows the Perikatan Nasional government’s anger at the no-confidence motion on Muhyiddin’s leadership
KUALA LUMPUR – 8 May 2020: Many Malaysians have reacted with disbelief to the attempt to topple the current government … More