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Building bridges, dismantling walls

NATIONS grow great through harmony and fall into oblivion through discord.

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Safeguarding judicial independence

BERSIH 2.0 and the Bar Council organised a webinar last Monday on judicial independence. An incisive and well-researched report was presented and discussed by the panelists.

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GE15: Some constitutional issues

THE 15th General Election is due in 2023 but the Prime Minister may request it much earlier due to the government’s unstable situation in Parliament. The Yang di-Pertuan Agong has an undoubted discretion under the Constitution’s Article 40(2)(b) and Article 55(2) to grant or refuse consent to the early dissolution of Parliament.

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Implications of a state of emergency

It is commendable that the proclamation on Monday comes with a sunset clause and the possibility of an earlier end on the advice of a non-partisan Council.

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Challenges in the new decade

AS the year and decade come to a close, we thank the Almighty for His many blessings. At the same time, we pray for riddance from the strong turbulence buffeting our nation’s political, legal, social and economic shores.

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Learning to live together in harmony

The Malay Rulers can play a significant role to moderate extremism in all forms and build bridges of understanding.

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Constitutional issues to the fore

AS in life so in law, a host of factors have to be examined holistically before any significant decision or determination can be made. This is the situation the body-politic is facing today.

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Can Batu Sapi polls be postponed?

Our Constitution is the supreme law of the Federation and no ordinary law can violate its provisions.

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Observe the spirit of the Constitution

Any course of action adopted must show fidelity to the Constitution and laws.

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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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