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.

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Johor DAP internal training session

I had the opportunity to speak at a Johor DAP internal training session for the constituency assistants to our elected representatives. The workshop included 10 experienced assistants, and 12 new…
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DAP National GE15 Preparatory Committee

The DAP National GE15 Preparatory Committee met Secretary-General Sdr Anthony Loke today to set the directions and mechanics of a coordinated national election campaign in anticipation of the upcoming general…
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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.
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DAP: As we enter a new phase

DAP was founded this day 56 years ago, on 18 March 1966. Up until 1990, DAP struggled to survive as it had to face persistent clampdown from the state machinery…
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Why we must never give up hope

Fourteen years ago today, on 8 March 2008, the first political tsunami happened, and I was elected as the Member of Parliament for Bukit Bendera, and DAP as well as…
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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…
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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…
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