Tag: democracy

Augmenting democracy

Augmenting democracy

We still have a long way to go. I hope that the passing of the anti-hopping law will encourage us to reach for greater heights in working together on [...]
Implementation of Undi 18 must be in tandem with education on democratic practices

Implementation of Undi 18 must be in tandem with education on democratic practices

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of Undi 18 must be in line with education on the political system and democratic practice in the country especially [...]
Two-term limit unsuitable for Malaysia

Two-term limit unsuitable for Malaysia

KUCHING: While the suggestion for elected representatives (MPs) to have a two-term limit is a good idea, it may be currently unsuitable for the democ [...]
A people-centric government

A people-centric government

People always want welfare, development, and good governance. As long as you are delivering, people are with you.—  Chandrababu Naidu, Indian politic [...]
Differing opinions should be welcomed, respected for mature democracy

Differing opinions should be welcomed, respected for mature democracy

KUANTAN: Differences in opinion, debates, exchanges of views and criticism, either in the mainstream media or social media, should be welcomed and re [...]
We will wait till Emergency is lifted

We will wait till Emergency is lifted

KUCHING: The practice of democracy in Sarawak will have to be put on hold before the Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance 2021 is lifted, said Depu [...]
Holding back democracy

Holding back democracy

Our political leaders will know our priorities only if we tell them, again and again, and if those priorities begin to show up in the polls.– Wall St [...]
NGO disagrees with emergency as way of suspending polls

NGO disagrees with emergency as way of suspending polls

KUCHING: Rise of Social Efforts (ROSE) has expressed its disagreement on the declaration of a state of emergency as a way of suspending elections. [...]
Appointing unelected lawmakers will usurp democracy

Appointing unelected lawmakers will usurp democracy

KUCHING: The Coalition of Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) sees the appointment of up to five unelected members of the State Legislative Assembl [...]
Setback to democracy: MP

Setback to democracy: MP

KUCHING: Abolishing by-elections would be an affront and a setback to the county’s democracy and its processes. Thus former Dewan Rakyat deputy sp [...]
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