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MPs and lawmaking

MPs and lawmaking

MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) are also sometimes called legislators or lawmakers as they sit in the legislature and pass laws. But how far do Malaysian MPs play this role?

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Malaysia’s electoral system

Malaysia’s electoral system

FREE and fair elections are essential to a democratic system of governance. Citizens have the right to choose who they want to govern them, and elections are a way for voters to hold those they elect accountable. Find out more about Malaysia’s electoral system in this exclusive essay.

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Linda Tsen Thau Lin (Batu Sapi)

Linda Tsen Thau Lin (Batu Sapi)

THE following Member of Parliament (MP) has not replied to the six questions under the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project as of Monday, 13 Dec 2010, the end of a two-week deadline. Name: Linda Tsen Thau Lin Constituency: Batu Sapi Party: Parti Bersatu Sabah Years as MP: Since 4 Nov 2010 (won through a by-election, succeeding […]

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The making of good design

The making of good design

WE’VE all cringed at the sight of certain public structures. At one time, some government buildings were a sickly shade of pink guava. Or take the incongruity of some public structures with their surroundings such as the sculpted pitcher plant water fountain across the Kuala Lumpur (KL) City Hall Building near Dataran Merdeka. And in […]

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Of buildings, songket and talent

Of buildings, songket and talent

IN this interview with BFM89.9, Veritas Design Group principal Lillian Tay and Yayasan Tuanku Nur Zahirah chairperson Suryani Senja Alias talk about what needs to be done to nurture and keep creative talent in Malaysia. On building designs and architecture, Tay says that “buildings have to serve a purpose and give it life beyond a […]

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The design challenge

The design challenge

WHAT does it take to stay ahead of the curve in design? How can a foundation, company, industry or country nurture and keep creative talent? What needs to be in place for a traditional craft to be transformed into contemporary and modern designs? These were some of the questions that were raised in the final […]

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