Three days before the first meeting of the 15th Session of Parliament, five political parties entered into a Confidence and Supply Agreement (or ‘CSA’). This was on 19 December 2022. Read More
The questions is not whether Senators can be admitted into the cabinet. To that question, the answer is obvious. They can be. The question is: what should be their qualifications? Read More
The facts emerging from Sabah get murkier by the hour.
If their resignation has been accepted, then they will lose their seats.
Yet, unless the Speaker follows the procedure in Article 49A, one cannot ‘automatically knock out' the four Sabah MPs. Truth will out. Read More
Corruption is enmeshed throughout the Government. It cannot be ripped out without damaging the nation. Can kleptocrats be allowed to return what they stole, and let off with a minor punishment? Could only the recalcitrant and the greedy be subjected to naming, shaming? Should their family and friends, who helped in corruption, be punished? Read More
The Speaker stays in office until he resigns, or another Speaker is appointed when the next parliament convenes. Read More
After a meteoric rise, and tragic incarceration, Malaysia's new, and 10th prime minister Anwar, is poised to lead. But his path is strewn with hidden pitfalls and ripples with hissing vipers. Difficult days lie ahead. Read More
If no party, or coalition, has the minimum number of 112 MPs, then the King is required, by legal convention, to invite the leader of the coalition with the largest bloc of MPs, to form a Government. Read More
Will the anti-hopping law stop MPs from jumping to different coalitions? Are there loopholes in the Anti Hopping law? Can the laws be manipulated? How should political parties stop frogs? Read More
Has PKR lost its Padang Serai seat? Answer: No.
The election for that constituency has to be postponed. The previous nominations stand. New nominations can be made. Read More
The answer to that depends on whether Najib will get his ‘free pardon’ before nomination day. Read More