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<em>Uncommon Sense</em> with Wong Chin Huat: Constituency redelineation and citizen vigilance

Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: Constituency redelineation and citizen vigilance

AMID furore over banned words and price hikes, the redelineation of electoral boundaries is the next big thing that Malaysian voters must not let slip without close scrutiny. Political scientist Dr Wong Chin Huat explains the issues to look out for in this upcoming exercise.

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October 2013

October 2013

We apologise for factual errors made in Uncommon Sense with Wong Chin Huat: On the “Allah” judgement and in the Shape of a Pocket column entitled Wishing for another 13 May.

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Wins and defeats in GE13

Wins and defeats in GE13

THE Nut Graph speaks to political observers and analysts for a quick reaction to the results of GE13.

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Covering the elections fairly

Covering the elections fairly

It’s rare to see Malaysia’s traditional press give the federal opposition, Pakatan Rakyat, a fair hearing. Ding Jo-Ann imagines what it would be like if our media produced fair and honest coverage of the political parties and their candidates during the next general election.

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Making elections better

Making elections better

Underneath the team colours and the performance, the cheering and the competition – whether in the US or in Malaysia – what are elections good for? And how can they be improved?

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Much ado about PJ’s mayor: Another case for local council elections

Much ado about PJ’s mayor: Another case for local council elections

IN the tussle over Petaling Jaya’s mayor between the Selangor government and the federal Public Services Department, the ones caught in the middle are ratepayers. Former councillor KW Mak calls for the mayor’s post to be an elected position.

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