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A Humble Submission 20 Feb 2017 | 1:40 AM

Lessons from the Jakarta elections

The Jakarta gubernatorial elections, with its two-round system, may be more costly than the conventional first-past-the-post voting system, but it ensures that wining candidates are elected by the majority of voters.

Making Progress 03 Apr 2018 | 1:51 AM

Elections and candidacy

As expected, Parliament will be dissolved imminently, thus paving the way for the 14th General Election.

Making Progress 29 Apr 2016 | 2:11 AM

Sarawak Votes 2016: Observations

Elections are always colourful affairs. Posters, buntings, banners adorn every possible corner. Political speeches better known as ceramah bring out the best and worst in most aspirants for political office.

Last Man Standing 11 Dec 2013 | 6:22 PM

Back to its roots

It is important that MCA remains true to core principles of fighting for a just society.

A Humble Submission 28 May 2017 | 11:27 PM

Respecting the caretaker government convention

MANY predict that sometime next year, Parliament will be dissolved to make way for the 14th General Election. When this happens, the state legislative assemblies will also be dissolved, except for Sarawak which held its elections last year.

A Humble Submission 26 Dec 2016 | 2:47 AM

Delimitation of election constituencies

Over the past few months, you likely would have read or heard news on the delimitation (also known as redelineation) exercise being undertaken by the Elections Commission (EC).

A Humble Submission 18 May 2015 | 8:49 AM

Lessons from the British general election

Malaysia may be culturally different from Britain, however, there is nothing wrong in tapping into the latter’s experience in politics in order to improve ours.

Straight Talking 25 Nov 2013 | 8:37 AM

Umno in power for too long to respond to change

The delegates at the upcoming Umno general assembly will have to seriously consider the party's relevance to the Malay voters after the recently-concluded PAS elections.

A Humble Submission 28 May 2018 | 12:50 AM

The tsunami that changed the country

It has already been more than 2 weeks since the 14 th General Elections. The seismic event which saw the Barisan Nasional lose control of the Federal legislature for the first time since Merdeka.

Im Ok Man 06 Apr 2014 | 7:43 PM

Race-based voting a step back

I am immensely thankful that I represent a diverse parliamentary constituency. Serdang is racially diverse comprising 49% Chinese, 40% Malay, 11% Indian and 1% other voters.