Defending our system of parliamentary democracy by implementing institutional reforms. Strengthening the system of check and balance so that no individual has absolute power.
To reset the scene, Muhyiddin should remove Hamzah and Azmin
To reset the scene, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin should make Parliament the avenue for genuine cooperation, consultation and co-governing with the opposition for the greater good of the…
Covid-19 Outbreak in Prisons – High Time to Speed Up Prison Reform
Covid-19 is a great equaliser, affecting Presidents and prisoners alike. The marginalised in society are often worst hit by the pandemic, as underscored by the outbreak in the migrant workers’…
Two Years of Parliamentary Reforms: Continuing the Transformation
May I first thank Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff bin Md Yusof, Speaker of Parliament, for giving me the honour of being a member of the editorial committee of “Law, Principles…
Status of the Defence White Paper under Perikatan Nasional
I would like the Senior Minister of Defence Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, to confirm to Parliament the current status of the Defence White Paper (DWP). The “100 Days Report…
Is Najib the future of UMNO?
If a general election is held today, those who voted for Najib might continue to support him. No other UMNO leaders is holding on to that base as firmly as Najib. That is how bad the situation in UMNO, controlled from outside by someone who has the money.
A mislaid path for PAS
The existing arrangement of Muafakat Nasional between PAS and UMNO is not as straightforward as one plus one equals two. There’s more to this than meets the eye. As a…
Parliament decapitated out of Muhyiddin’s fear
If Pakatan Harapan Plus – PKR, Amanah, DAP, Warisan and Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad’s faction of Bersatu – can hold together without being cracked, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will likely…
No Better Time for a Healthier Distribution of Power to the States
The federal government has shown that it really does not know how to coordinate, horizontally or vertically, so it is up to the five Pakatan Plus to come together to formulate decisions and to lead the way into the New Normal of democratic and efficient governance.
A reform agenda to remake democracy
It is best that the IPCMC reform be read and promoted in the entirety. The central spirit of the Tun Dzaiddin Report, as outlined in the second paragraph of the Strategic Objective, is to make Royal Malaysian Police or PDRM more people-centric.
The long road of coalition building
We have to work in coalition and we have to do our best to keep the entire coalition in the middle.
Let’s speed up the remaking of our parliament
As someone who cares very much about parliamentary reform since elected as a Member of Parliament in 2008, I believe there is a need to accelerate the changes, particularly in…
A winning coalition built on strength of middle ground
For any political groupings that intend to win from the middle, we need to genuinely acknowledge that Malaysians have more similarities than differences. The majority, while coming from different cultural backgrounds, share similar aspirations.