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Making Progress


Making Progress

It's time for PH to step up

They say marriages are made in heaven, and that is exactly what PAS and Umno leaders said this week when they “consummated” their cooperation with a formal alliance they termed a “marriage.”

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Restoring the rule of law

The rule of law is a phrase used by politicians who seek to show they are acting within the limits of the law. It is used by lawyers on arguments or justification in court. It is used by journalists when they are exposing a scandal. It is used by those charged with an offence who plead innocence.

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Camerons, race and the New Malaysia

IT promised to be an interesting by-election, and Cameron Highlands did not disappoint.

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Promises and Politics

First of all, a very happy New Year.

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A new Malaysia in distress

While Pakatan Harapan may want to stay true to its liberal and cosmopolitan base, one must understand that when one is in power compromises are sine qua non.

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The sad decline of Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia

I have been writing this column for the past four (4) years and I have seldom spoken about my own party.

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A new Malaysia confronts political realities

AS the euphoria of GE14 dies down, the people realise that not all promises were realistic, and that even the vocal DAP sometimes has to be quiet on 'sensitive' topics.

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An offer I could not refuse

After the Bukit Gantang by election in February 2009, the attention of the country was fixated on the UMNO election in March 2009.

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Stop the exodus before it begins

There is a WhatsApp message that has been circulating with a list of 17 Umno members of Parliament (MP) that could potentially leave the party.

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Palm Oil: The driving force of rural Malaysia

Palm oil is a topic that is very close to my heart. In my four (4) years as political secretary to Gerakan President, Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong, I saw first-hand the impact and effect palm oil has on Malaysia; especially our rural areas. In fact, I would go as far as saying that it is the driving force of rural Malaysia.

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Campaign in poetry, govern in prose

A new political compact that reaffirms our commitment to diversity, mutual respect, tolerance and understanding will be a good start.

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A failure to connect

I am taking a break from serialising my 10 years in government to talk about my two months post general election experience.

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