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Not enough reforms for GE13

Not enough reforms for GE13

TO what extent have Bersih 2.0’s demands for a clean, free and fair election been met? What new measures have been introduced thus far as Malaysia heads to the polls on 5 May 2013 and are they good enough?

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“Reforms necessary for Pakatan victory”

“Reforms necessary for Pakatan victory”

PETALING JAYA, 12 May 2010: The Pakatan Rakyat (PR) missed a golden opportunity to push for attainable democratic reforms after the historic March 2008 elections by focusing on its 16 Sept government-by-defections strategy instead. Ong Academic Dr Ong Kian Ming said since former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition [...]

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Umno reforms “not good enough”

Umno reforms “not good enough”

TAN Sri Megat Najmuddin Megat Khas isn’t just a member of Umno’s disciplinary board. He is also Malaysian Institute for Corporate Governance (MICG) president, and former Transparency International (Malaysia) executive council member. Megat Najmuddin has been outspoken about corruption, even describing political corruption as “the mother of all corruptions”. He is also a firm proponent [...]

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PKR after reforms

PKR after reforms

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 June 2009: Parti Keadilan Raykat (PKR) will hold a special congress tomorrow to approve its widescale proposed reforms, which, among others, will propose the direct election of its president and limit the term of the party presidency. The reforms are likely to be approved by some 2,000 delegates without much problem, and [...]

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Najib continues with reforms

Najib continues with reforms

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 April 2009: Though it has been only three weeks since he took office as Malaysia’s sixth prime minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak has been busy crafting out reforms, especially in relation to the economy. In a short spate of time, he has revised several policies and announced the liberalisation of some sectors [...]

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Focus on reforms, Kit Siang tells EC (Updated 8.10pm)

Focus on reforms, Kit Siang tells EC (Updated 8.10pm)

PETALING JAYA, 21 April 2009: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang today slammed the Election Commission (EC) for being the “mouthpiece” of the Barisan Nasional (BN) by echoing the ruling coalition’s view that by-elections were costly and burdened the people. “It is no business of the EC to echo the view that by-elections are a waste [...]

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