Year 2021

The historic restoration of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners in the Malaysian Federation

Press conference statement by Liew Chin Tong, DAP National Political Education Director in Miri on 15.12.2021 In 1976, the Malaysian Parliament voted to downgrade Sarawak and Sabah to one of the thirteen “states” in the federation rather than the “regions/wilayah” status, which was the case…

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The Melaka Imperative

If you asked me whether Pakatan Harapan would win the Melaka state election, my immediate response would be “I don’t know.” A more nuanced response would be “depends on voters’ turnout.” It is down to the wire. My team and I have been in Melaka…

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PAS: A decline in struggle

After the 2015 split between the conservatives and the progressives which left to form Parti Amanah Negara, PAS is ideologically uniformed though not without internal friction. The latest fault-line within the party is whether to work with UMNO (Barisan Nasional) or with Bersatu (Perikatan Nasional).…

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A united Pakatan Harapan

Media statement by DAP National Political Education Director Liew Chin Tong in Bemban, Melaka, on 30th October 2021 There is no doubt that the Melaka state election is extremely challenging for Pakatan Harapan.  The curbs on campaigning, the fear among the community of Covid-19 spread, the…

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