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Strengthening Dewan Negara

Strengthening Dewan Negara

THE Dewan Negara, or Senate, has long been perceived as a “rubber stamp” of the Dewan Rakyat or Lower House in Malaysia. In a Westminster parliamentary democracy, the Senate is meant to provide checks and balances on the Lower House. Indeed, healthy democracies thrive because of checks and balances. That the Dewan Negara in Malaysia […]

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Gerakan urges Indian M’sian unity

Gerakan urges Indian M’sian unity

PETALING JAYA, 11 May 2009: Gerakan has urged Indian Malaysians to unite, and invited the five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders who were recently released from Internal Security Act detention to join in this quest. Gerakan vice-president A Kohilan Pillay called on all parties to look beyond the divisions and tribulations of the past […]

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Gerakan offers to help Manoharan

Gerakan offers to help Manoharan

PETALING JAYA, 6 May 2009: Barisan Nasional (BN) component Gerakan today urged DAP Kota Alam Shah assemblyperson M Manoharan not to resign his seat, and offered to assist his wife Pushpaneela in serving the constituency. “Selangor and Malaysia can ill afford a by-election at this time, and the focus should be returned to strengthening the […]

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Gerakan happy with cabinet appointments

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 April 2009: Gerakan president Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon’s appointment into the cabinet was a good sign, said the party’s central working committee (CWC). In a statement today, the CWC said the appointment showed Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trust and confidence in the former Penang chief minister. After Gerakan […]

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