Malaysians would be better off if our institutions are adapted to suit Malaysia’s new normal of having coalition governments formed by parties of similar strength. Not having a single dominant party in the foreseeable future would help us to position ourselves to achieve stable governments and coalitions worthy of voters’ support.
Who says UMNO is sure to form the next government?
Dwelling on whether PH should work with PN during election gets us nowhere. What is more important now is for all political forces against the Court Cluster to work out a set of democratic rules that would be upheld regardless of the political fluidity.
Some initial reflections on the Johor State Election
Yesterday evening, I spoke to Menteri Besar-designate Dato’ Hasni Mohammad over a phone call. I congratulated him for the victory of Barisan Nasional in the 15th Johor State Election. I…
A new deal for southern Johor, a new hope for Perling
The old ways are no longer working. We need a new deal. Reject the old, give the new a chance. In 2018, Pakatan Harapan became the government but a group…
Sheraton coup two years later: UMNO as the source of instability
UMNO had toppled the Pakatan Harapan government. UMNO had also toppled the Muhyiddin government. Now UMNO is putting pressure on its own Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. And UMNO even forced its own state government in Johor to call for this snap election!
Former ‘flying car’ minister’s appointment as Boustead chairman is a mockery to the Armed Forces
Media statement by Liew Chin Tong, former Deputy Defence Minister, on 4 January 2022 As the former deputy defence minister with inside knowledge of the workings of Boustead Holdings Bhd,…
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…