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On Your Side 18 Sep 2020 | 7:00 AM

Doing the job free from politics

THE Mayor of Kuala Lumpur is not only one of the most high-profile positions in the country, but it is also one of the most political.

Nation 07 Aug 2020 | 7:00 AM

No-go for local council polls

THE Perikatan Nasional government is not in favour of holding local council elections, says Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.

Letters 20 Jul 2020 | 7:00 AM

Ready to help restore local council elections


Metro News 16 Jul 2020 | 7:03 PM

Penang PAS Youth opposes local council elections, citing racial imbalance

GEORGE TOWN: A state PAS leader says he opposes local council elections in Penang, arguing that it would cause an imbalance in racial participation in governing and managing the economy.

Nation 16 Jul 2020 | 7:00 AM

Zuraida’s proposal rattles Umno, PAS and GPS lawmakers

A PROPOSAL by Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin to hold local council elections nationwide appears to have irked MPs from Umno, PAS and Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS).

#Abidinideas 22 May 2020 | 7:00 AM

Federalisation for a stable environment

THE second paper by Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas) fellow Tricia Yeoh on federalism is titled “The Political Economy of Federal-State Relations” and makes for concise but fascinating reading on how ministries, agencies and other federal bodies have been established and empowered over and above institutions and mechanisms at the state level: “the politico-bureaucratic complex”.