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How democratic are political parties?

How democratic are political parties?

SINCE the watershed March 2008 elections, intra-party spats and power struggles have become the norm in Malaysia. These problems seem to be an equal opportunity malaise, affecting both the Barisan Nasional (BN) and Pakatan Rakyat (PR). Do our political parties take and share power democratically? (© sanja gjenero | sxc.hu)It could just be that these […]

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The deal about judicial KPIs

The deal about judicial KPIs

Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi THE setting of key performance indicators (KPIs) for judges is being touted as the mechanism that will turn Malaysia’s beleaguered judiciary into an efficient, justice-dispensing system. Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi has made improving judicial efficiency his personal mission. “I want to ensure that justice is produced fast. Clear the […]

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Najib’s approval ratings up (Updated)

Najib’s approval ratings up (Updated)

Updated 1 June 2009 at 5.45pm PETALING JAYA, 1 June 2009: Forty-five percent of voters from peninsular Malaysia are satisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, according to a recent survey by the Merdeka Centre for Opinion Research. The survey, the first to be conducted since Najib came into power in […]

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Credit rating downgrade not expected

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 March 2009: The country’s widening fiscal deficit from 4.8% to  7.6% for 2009 is not expected to result in the downgrade of its credit rating as it is at an acceptable level in times of economic crisis, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterday. Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Datuk Seri Najib […]

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