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Tag: decentralisation

BN to empower state govts under ‘new deal’, says Rahman Dahlan

Umno Supreme Council member Abdul Rahman Dahlan says under BN’s improved federalism concept, the federal government will give greater autonomy to state governments to manage their affairs.

Conference on federalism told of Malay legacy in rule of law

Lawyer Rosli Dahlan says the states can serve as examples in the management of a federation.

Don’t dream of decentralisation, activist tells Sarawak, Sabah

Zainnal Ajamain says Putrajaya will not give up revenues derived from East Malaysia.

Think tank tells how PH can restore the spirit of federalism

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs moots a review of the Ninth Schedule of the Federal Constitution, local council elections and the return of consumption tax proceeds to states, among others.

Belarus leader says may loosen grip on power – but not...

President Alexander Lukashenko is hoping to avoid the mistakes made by his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan, and therefore is considering modifying the constitution to decentralise some of his authority.

Mozambique makes ‘big strides’ in long-stalled talks

The constitutional reforms being discussed will decentralise power as part of efforts to consolidate peace between the government and former rebels.

IDEAS: Increase police accountability, create separate national, state divisions

Breaking up police force into smaller units, can check current monopoly of power between home minister and IGP, thus preventing politicisation of force, says think tank chief.

‘Decentralisation good for southern Philippines’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's push for decentralisation will give conflict-plagued Mindanao more autonomy and halt radicalisation.