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Reflecting On The Law

Time to stand up and be counted

A lot more has to be done to improve human rights in our country. Malaysians need to band together to subdue undemocratic forces in a democratic way.

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At 60, Parliament is due for reforms

THE hallowed institution of our Parliament turns 60 in September. On April 24, 1959, the then Federal Legislative Council met for the last time. On Aug 19 that year, independent Malaya held her first general election, and on Sept 11, the first post-independence Parlia­ment was summoned to session by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

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Tertiary studies on the cusp of change

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

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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.

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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.

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State Rulers and Federal Constitution

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

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Sabah and Sarawak’s New Malaysia hopes

ON April 20, Society Empowerment and Econ­omic Development of Sabah held a seminar in Kota Kinabalu, where I had the privilege of noting that Sabah and Sarawak have a unique position in our Federation and many special rights not available to the 11 peninsula states.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tunku Abdul Rahman’s enduring legacy

NEXT Friday will be the 116th anniversary of the birth of this nation’s founding father, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj.