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Monday, August 26, 2019

Tag: Kua Kia Soong

For democracy’s sake, take leave when charged in court

This is expected accountable democratic practice.

PH choosing to govern by procrastination

Governing a country in the 21st century by appointing advisers, committees or task forces is also costly and will bleed our national coffers even more.

We need G.A.S, not flip-flops in the teaching of Science and...

In the teaching of Science and Maths, it is best to allow the various communities to have a democratic choice and not force the schools to teach these subjects in English.

IGP should focus on crime, not politics

The Malaysian public is less interested in the political struggles within PKR than the actual crime committed.

A reminder on what Lim Kit Siang said about Mahathir-era scandals

Lim Kit Siang has forgotten that Mahathir’s first stint as prime minister was marked by sensational financial scandals and the 1MDB scandal was possible because of the political system Mahathir had created.

Civil service decline: Between evidence and perception

It is high time we confront issues pointed out by the World Bank and others about the bloated civil service and its performance, and recruitment policies.

One year of false hopes from Pakatan Harapan

The government is dragging its feet and reneging on election promises.

The PH GE14 manifesto and BN Education Blueprint

The education minister should reform the policy of student intake at colleges and universities, including the matriculation programme, to ensure a balance between fair representation of ethnic groups and special assistance for the B40.

Aktivis sedih pengerusi Suhakam letak jawatan

Awal bulan ini, inkuiri awam Suhakam merumuskan bahawa Pastor Raymond Koh dan aktivis Amri Che Mat merupakan mangsa kehilangan paksa.

PM, AG urged to seek immediate release of activist Amri and...

Suaram also wants action against all those in the home ministry and the police force who had a hand in the disappearance of Amri Che Mat and Raymond Koh.

Kerajaan digesa tidak jadi ‘budak-budak’, sebaliknya terus pertahan kebebasan bersuara

Pemimpin PH dan ahli politik tidak boleh mengharapkan perlindungan istimewa daripada polis setiap kali mereka dimalukan.

We can’t have a referendum to undermine a human right

An opinion poll should not dictate government policy especially when it comes to human rights as it is an abrogation of government responsibility.

Government should pour more funds into TAR UC

Haven’t these institutions been run in the same manner since they started in the 60s?

PH will honour its manifesto in rejecting draconian laws, says Anwar

PKR president Anwar Ibrahim says the Pakatan Harapan government is faced with some pressing conditions now but is firmly committed to getting rid of oppressive laws.

Kerajaan PH sama menindas seperti BN, kata Suaram

Alasan yang diberikan adalah sama seperti yang pernah didengari sebelum ini semasa kerajaan BN berkuasa.

PH just as oppressive as BN, says Suaram’s Kua

He denounces the decision to lift the moratorium on controversial laws.

Integrity requires Mustapa to vacate his seat

Any MP with good morals and integrity should vacate their seat as they were elected under a different banner.

11th Malaysia Plan review: What reformasi agenda?

Limiting the terms of office for the prime minister and chief ministers could have been announced during the 100 days and has little to do with the overall course of the 11MP.

Suaram hails Putrajaya’s commitment to abolish death penalty

The human rights watchdog says it will prevent the state from inflicting irreparable damage when it errs in dispensing justice.

Public land belongs to the people, don’t sell it

The Pakatan Harapan government should not sell our national assets, especially public lands, but should rather reclaim public assets that have been privatised and reforest and re-gazette all forests that have been degazetted and privatised.

MPs should vacate seats when they quit their parties

Elected representatives switching parties after they have been elected under a particular party alignment undermines multi-party democracy.

Can we afford new fighter jets?

History shows a litany of problems in procurement of planes.

Decriminalise consensual sex between adults

For a society that claims Asian values are far superior to Western values, criminalising consensual sexual acts among the LGBT community is unacceptable.

MCA leader inspired by Suaram adviser’s pointers on reform

Bangi chairman Liew Yuen Keong says he agrees that the party should approach others, uphold human rights principles, and reach out to marginalised people if it wants to stay relevant