Shad Saleem Faruqi

Recent and archived articles by Shad Saleem Faruqi

18 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Tertiary studies on the cusp of change

Universities must build character and provide all-round development, not merely prepare people for employment.

20 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Life is tough, but we are tougher

Our columnist shares his parting words of advice to students. There is no magic wand to grant success, he says. To do well, you need discipline, positivity and a good heart.

23 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

High hopes that reforms will continue

THOUGH Tan Sri Richard Malanjum retired as Chief Justice of the Federal Court on April 12, the tributes are still pouring in.

One for the album: Malanjum (seated, second from right) with (seated from left) Chief Judges of Sabah and Sarawak Datuk Seri David Wong Dak Wah, President of the Court of Appeal Tan Sri Ahmad Maarop and Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim. Also present are (standing, from left) High Court judges Wong Chee Lin, Celestina Stuel Galid, Dean Wayne Daly, Ismail Ibrahim, Abu Bakar Katar, Datuk Rozana Ali Yusoff, Datuk Faizah Jamaludin, Datuk Ahmad Kamal Md Shahid, Darryl Goon Siew Chye and Hayatul Akmal Abd Aziz. — Bernama
9 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

State Rulers and Federal Constitution

A constitutional monarch is a formal head of state but not the functional head of government.

11 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Farewell to a trailblazing judge

OUR Chief Justice Richard Malanjum will be retiring at the end of this week after 27 years of distinguished service on the Bench.

Groundbreaker: Malanjum is the first Sabahan to be appointed as Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak and the first from Sabah or Sarawak to be elevated to the post of Chief Justice.
28 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Treaty on ICC no threat to royals

Advice that the Rome Statute jeopardises the Malay Rulers, Islam and the Malays is frivolous and a product of fertile minds.

28 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Stand against incitement to hatred

I wish to commend Tan Sri Razali Ismail, chairman of the Human Rights Commission (Suhakam), and Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Koya for speaking up against racism, hate speech and malicious misinformation about our supreme Constitution.

14 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Journey towards a new judicial era

IN a rule-of-law society, the judiciary is the cornerstone of the constitutional arch. Its independence, integrity and ability are indispensable to the proper functioning of a legal system.

17 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Rules for election to federal throne

The Third Schedule of the Constitution provides for how the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and his deputy are chosen. But the Conference of Rulers also has the overriding discretion to offer the office to whoever is deemed most suitable.

3 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

The Cabinet must present a united front

There have lately been violations of the doctrine of ministerial responsibility. Our columnist argues that Malaysia should have a Ministerial Code, similar to the one in England, which sets out the standards of behaviour expected from all ministers.