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Reflecting On The Law

The appointment of Sabah’s CM

It is time to put electoral shenanigans behind and get on with the task of governance.

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Promote multilingualism in education

MALAYSIAN Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan believes poor command of the English language among many Bumiputra graduates is the main reason why they find it hard to get jobs in the private sector, which accounts for 90% of employment in the country.

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Honouring the Malaysia Agreement

AS we commemorate 57 years of the formation of Malaysia, we need to recapture the spirit of accommodation, moderation and compassion that animated the leaders of the Malaysia Agreement in 1963.

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Building bridges, dismantling walls

THERE are no quick-fix solutions. The causes of disunity are many and the cures must tackle a whole range of swirling, divisive forces, some of which are believed to be gaining strength.

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Support the nuke weapons ban treaty

Nuclear arms are not weapons of war but weapons that would wreak total, global destruction.

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Reigniting issue of royal immunities

LAST month, the outgoing president of the Dewan Negara, Tan Sri S.A. Vigneswaran, called upon the government to reinstate royal powers and immunities diminished by the Constitution (Amendment) Act 1993 (Act A848). He believed that the 1993 amendment was enacted contrary to mandatory constitutional requirements.

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Put Rukunegara at the core of govt

AUGUST 31 this year will be doubly sacred. Besides being the 63rd anniversary of Merdeka, it will be the 50th anniversary of our Rukunegara.

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Can MPs hold positions in GLCs?

For Parliament to function well, legislators need to be independent of external pressure, including the temptations that the executive can offer. It boils down to the Federal Constitution’s definition of an office of profit.

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Posers on constitutional position

ALL crises produce heroes or bystanders. Malaysia’s frontline workers of the Covid-19 catastrophe were rightly applauded as national heroes by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in his Royal Address to Parliament on May 18.

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State defiance lacks legal basis

NINE out of the 13 states of the federation are not in sync with the Federal Government’s conditional movement control order (MCO).

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Religion, reason can go hand in hand

We can’t go outside often because of the movement control order, but it doesn’t stop us from going deep inside ourselves to tap the power within.

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Present constitutional dilemmas

Parliament should be convened immediately to show due respect to this august institution and comply with traditions of democracy to tackle these issues amid fight against Covid-19.

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