Category National

A new hope

I have contested in elections since 2008. But this is the first time I am contesting a state seat, at the instruction of the party’s leadership. Interestingly, the state seat of Perling in Johor that I am vying for now has more than a hundred…

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Get out of the rot: Think system

To move forward in turbulent times, Malaysia needs to end silos and band-aid, piecemeal solutions in our reform efforts. We have to think system. It means getting all the acts together.   In the years to come, unprecedented uncertainties will be the norms, not exceptions.…

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Gearing up for a post-GPS era

Press conference statement by Liew Chin Tong, DAP National Political Education Director in Miri on 15.12.2021 The 12th Sarawak state election will be the beginning of the end for GPS. Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) chairman and caretaker chief minister Tan Sri Abang Johari Openg openly…

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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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Melaka state election: Rise of three kingdoms

The Melaka state election produced a winner in the name of Barisan Nasional, while cementing a three-cornered fight party structure, which will be harder to disentangle in the months leading up to the next general election.  Barisan Nasional won 21 out of 28 seats while…

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Melaka state election: Rising from defeat

The preparation for the next battle starts today. It’s the time to reset and inject new game changers into national politics so to give hope to the people and for them to continue to see Pakatan Harapan as the beacon of hope.
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Melaka state election: The final lap

Whether they realise it or not, voters in Melaka tomorrow will decide on the longstanding problem between the old and new political leadership in our country. The main battle is between Barisan Nasional, Perikatan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan. The other contenders are mostly trying out…

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