Posted on 03 May 2013 By Deborah Loh.
While most of the MPs who were voted in in 2008 believe in the separation of powers between the three pillars of government, up to 40% of those who replied to MP Watch say the concept is not fully practised in Malaysia. This is especially because the executive is too powerful.
Posted in Current Issues, MP Watch
Posted on 03 February 2009 By Shashi Kala.
KUALA KANGSAR, 3 Feb 2009: The Sultan of Perak Sultan Azlan Shah said the monarchy could be reduced to a museum piece if it was not wisely and fairly governed. “History has shown that the downfall of a monarchy was not because the system was not good, but rather because of misdeeds. “Internal bickering and [...]
Posted in News
Posted on 19 December 2008 By Elizabeth Looi.
Between 28 April and 15 Dec 2008, four opposition MPs have been thrown out of the House SINCE the historic 8 March elections, expectations have understandably been high for interesting parliamentary sittings. With the Barisan Nasional (BN)’s two-thirds majority reduced in Parliament, the checks and balances needed in a robust democracy have been more imaginable. [...]
Posted in Features