16 March 2017
A greater understanding of the Rukunegara will restore, not weaken Malaysia’s supreme law.
2 March 2017
Democracy at home is not incompatible with horrendous acts of mass violence abroad.
16 February 2017
No persons should be imperilled by subsequent criminal prosecutions if he has already been convicted or acquitted.
2 February 2017
FEBRUARY 8 is the day of birth of Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, the father of our nation and the guiding light behind the Merdeka Agreements, the Merdeka Constitution and the “social contract” that is implicit in our constitutional charter.
19 January 2017
Rights without remedies are like lights that do not shine and fires that do not glow
5 January 2017
AUG 31, 2017, will be the 60th anniversary of Merdeka and of the Federal Constitution. In conjunction with this important milestone, a group of distinguished citizens is taking the initiative to propose to the Government that our venerated national ideology – the Rukun Negara – be incorporated into the Federal Constitution as its Preamble.
22 December 2016
THE election and accession to the federal throne of Sultan Muhammad V is a historic occasion for Kelantan. This is the second time a sovereign from the state has graced the office of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. The first time was from Sept 21, 1975 to March 29, 1979.
24 November 2016
IT has been an extraordinary fortnight for constitutional lawyers. A multitude of issues has surged up against the Constitution. There are two important Bills in Parliament and a number of developments that impact constitutionalism in the country.
10 November 2016
Despite a nationwide poll, the popular vote does not determine the winner of the presidency. That power belongs to the Electoral College.
27 October 2016
Democracy will be advanced if Parliament scrutinises subsidiary legislation.