Reflecting On The Law
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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.
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.
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.
Can Batu Sapi polls be postponed?
Our Constitution is the supreme law of the Federation and no ordinary law can violate its provisions.
Observe the spirit of the Constitution
Any course of action adopted must show fidelity to the Constitution and laws.
The appointment of Sabah’s CM
It is time to put electoral shenanigans behind and get on with the task of governance.
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.
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.
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.
Support the nuke weapons ban treaty
Nuclear arms are not weapons of war but weapons that would wreak total, global destruction.
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.
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.