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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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Samy Vellu endorses Palanivel (Updated 7.20pm)

Updated at 7.20pm, 15 July 2009 PUTRAJAYA, 15 July 2009: MIC president Datuk Seri S Samy Vellu has endorsed incumbent deputy president Datuk G Palanivel to defend the party’s No 2 post at the MIC elections in September. Speaking to Bernama in a telephone interview today, Samy Vellu said he has also endorsed Human Resource […]

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