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The Bitter Truth

When principles are put to the test

I WILL spare the details of the rollercoaster this country has been put through this past week.

Mergawati

Politicians go but civil servants remain

EARLY yesterday Chief Secretary to the Government (KSN) Datuk Seri Mohd Zuki Ali tweeted “Minggu yang penuh dengan peristiwa. Namun, penjawat awam terus melaksanakan tanggungjawab seperti biasa (An eventful week. But civil servants continue to carry out their responsibilities as usual)”.

Analysis

Big comeback for Muhyiddin

Some 120 of the 130 MPs said to have signed statutory declarations supporting Muhyiddin are on standby to accompany him to the Palace.

#Abidinideas

Trust the Constitution above all

Let the Yang di-Pertuan Agong find the best solution for the country amidst this political turmoil.

Analysis

The answer is still blowing in the wind

The embattled interim Prime Minister is determined to proceed with his idea of a unity Cabinet to run the government amid mounting political uncertainties.

All the pieces matter

What is a ‘unity govt’? Will it unite Malaysia?

Breaking days of silence in which he kept millions of Malaysians in suspense, interim Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad finally addressed the nation and gave some hint as to what political future he was trying to build.

Reflecting On The Law

An overturning of popular will

The dizzying chain of political developments have raised a number of monumental constitutional issues.

Vital Signs

Politicians: A new threat to public health?

The current political chaos affects public health as much as other public services, which is especially worrying with the ongoing Covid-2019 outbreak.

So Aunty, So What?

Let’s keep calm and carry on, shall we?

BY this time, dear reader, I am most likely wandering the streets of Fukuoka, Japan, after my red-eye flight from KLIA2 last night.

Analysis

‘Unity govt’ hits road bump

TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad went to bed on Monday as the the newly-appointed interim Prime Minister, unsure whether he would want to return permanently to the top job.

All the pieces matter

The Backdoor Boys’ Betrayal: Parliament deserves better

The Westminster mockery of democracy doesn’t even work for our former colonial masters in Westminster, so why on earth would it work for us?

Analysis

Another roller coaster ride ahead

THE last couple of days have been defined by powerful optics not seen since the fall of the Barisan Nasional government in May 2018. THE last couple of days have been defined by powerful optics not seen since the fall of the Barisan Nasional government in May 2018.