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Pakatan working on two-thirds majority support to amend Constitution

KOTA KINABALU: Pakatan Harapan needs to secure a two-thirds majority support for amendments to the Federal Constitution in its bid to put Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners in the federation, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

It's not really about Anwar but candidate selection and voting system says Bersih

PETALING JAYA: In response to public sentiment on the upcoming Port Dickson by-election, Bersih 2.0 has called for a wider debate on the first-past-the-post (FPTP) election system and the internal selection of candidates by political parties.

Dr M: Pakatan needs two-thirds Parliament majority to restore Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners

KOTA KINABALU: Pakatan Harapan needs to secure a two-thirds majority in Parliament before they can make amendments to the Federal Constitution for Sabah and Sarawak to be equal partners in the federation, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Reforms keep populism at bay

Our leaders must stay true to the Constitution and resist moving towards populist rule.

All for no-smoking ruling

MANY restaurant owners are giving the thumbs up to the Health Ministry’s intention to gazette all open-air eateries as no-smoking areas from December.

A customer smoking at a mamak shop while waiting for his meal.

PDP: Petrol subsidy and price standardisation crucial for Sarawak

MIRI: The Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) is strongly against Putrajaya’s proposal that diesel and petrol subsidies be reviewed, benefiting only motorcycles below 125cc and cars below 1300cc.

4WD vehicles are often necessary when travelling on Sarawak’s rural roads. — Filepic

Govt: No plans to cut petrol prices

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government does not plan to reduce the price of petroleum to RM1.50 per litre unless the world price of crude oil drops to that level, says Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah.

Journos in dismay as senator questions rush to repeal

PETALING JAYA: Journalist groups have slammed Dewan Negara for putting a stop to the repeal of the Anti-Fake News Act, calling for bi-partisan support.

Rejecting repeal a sign of reform, says lawyer

PUTRAJAYA: Although a minister has described the senators’ refusal to abolish the Anti-Fake News Act as a “stab in the back”, a constitutional lawyer is taking this as a sign of reform.

Seize the moment and reform the judiciary

In line with many other countries, the retirement age of our superior court judges should be extended.