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
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
For the answer, you need to respond to two questions: (Q-1): Which single party has the most seats in the Legislative Assembly of Sabah? (Q-2): Who is the leader of that party? He is the one the Yang di-Pertua (‘the Governor’) should appoint as CM. In this, the Governor has no choice. So, who do you think satisfies these conditions? You are right! Read More
Leave Applications to the Federal Court rarely succeed. Yet some counsel are consistently more successful than others. Is there a method to this madness? There is. These techniques are transferable. This article aims to transfer those skills. Here are 25 techniques for greater success in Leave Applications. Read More
Sabahans are troubled by this question. Is that the only question? Read More
This is Part 2 of the article entitled, ‘Will Corruption Amnesty Work?’ You’ll find part 1 here. We saw, in Part-1, how if we sack every corrupt person, we’d lose a substantial number of people in enforcement agencies, local governments, courts, and the Government. This is because corruption in Malaysia is deep-seated. So what? Corruption and State Capture Corruptions infects and emaciates a nation, its institutions and its people. It kills a just and efficient ... Read More
An unusual thing happened at the Federal Court on August 6, 2018. There is a history to this. You know it well. It concerns a company called 1MDB and the ex-PM Najib Razak. On March 23, 2016, Mahathir sued the then PM Najib Razak for ‘misfeasance in public office’. The High Court struck out the suit. The judge ruled that a prime minister was not a ‘public officer. The Court of ... Read More
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CX4NkBsvlk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0aJu63DIik Is every vote of equal strength? Does every vote, cast at any part of the nation, possess the same effect? Let’s use the 2018 General Elections (GE-14) as an example. The Kapar parliamentary constituency [P109] represents one seat in parliament. The Putrajaya constituency [P125] also represents one seat. What is the difference? Kapar had, in GE-14, 124,983 voters. Putrajaya had 27,314 voters. So, comparing apple-to-apple, for a single parliamentary seat, Kapar had 4.6 times ... Read More