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A hopeful outlook for electoral reform

LAST week I had the opportunity to listen to Election Commission deputy chairman Dr Azmi Sharom and commissioner Dr Faisal Hazis speak about electoral reform in Malaysia.

Real work starts now after passing of Undi18 bill

MALAYSIA'S electorate just got bigger now that both Houses of Parliament have approved a constitutional amendment to lower the voting age to 18.

Negri to lower youth age definition to 30

THE Negri Sembilan government will lower the age definition of youth from 40 to 30, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun.

Time to lower the voting age

THE imminent tabling of a proposal to lower Malaysia's voting age from 21 to 18 is welcome news.

Move beyond politicking and find common ground to move forward

THE issue of regaining state rights and autonomy under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) continues to be debated at length in Sarawak, a month after Parliament failed to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution on restoring Sarawak and Sabah as equal partners in Malaysia.

Upholding the rule of law

IT'S been a fraught few weeks in Sarawak politics, especially where state rights are concerned.

Stop the blame game and try again

IT'S fair to say opinion in Sarawak is divided over Parliament's failure to pass the constitutional amendment seeking to restore Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners in Malaysia.

Jayden’s joyful welcome reception

LIONS Clubs International (LCI) Global Service Team vice-constitutional area leader Datuk Patrick Chew gifted a huge bear to a toddler who returned from Spain after receiving cancer treatment.

It's not only about the numbers, it's about serving the people

THE news that the Pakatan Harapan government is inching towards a two-thirds majority in Parliament is cause for concern in more ways than one.