The Yang di-Pertuan Agong is not merely a rubber stamp of the collective opinion of the Prime Minister and Cabinet as the Federal Constitution states the King has discretion to make his own decisions, writes senior lawyer Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos.
The intense politicking over the decades has hurt the nation unjustly. Senior lawyer Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos insists there must be strict checks and balances when it comes to politicians and Malaysians must work together to strengthen and protect the country’s institutions.
The one-day Parliament sitting on May 18 may be successfully challenged if the courts view that Parliament has been frustrated from performing its constitutional functions, writes senior lawyer Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos.
Drama or otherwise, the rule of law will determine who wins the top seat in Putrajaya when Parliament resumes, writes senior lawyer Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos.
With zero buka puasa buffets and terawih prayers during the Movement Control Order, politicians have to take a back seat while Muslims can now return to the actual spirit of Ramadan.
The Covid-19 pandemic has seen certain “rights” affected, pay cuts, obligations not carried out and losses incurred as aggrieved parties will eventually resort to filing legal suits.
Video allegedly showing a Malaysian senior minister and a political secretary involved in sexual activity has become talking point – not just about the sex but also the values attached to the nature and circumstances of it.
There are those who often overlook the benefits of the Internet by simply forwarding something without researching while some others only contribute to their WhatsApp or Facebook groups by forwarding bad news and the worst things possible.
Sadly, most citizens have yet to understand the true role of political leadership and have been pulled, unfortunately, into the political games of the politicians. Many fail to realise running a country is a big deal.
Pampering and over-protection, be it by parents or the government, can result in the ‘privileged’ ones developing a sense of entitlement.
Let us, the helpless middle class, send a strong message that we will not allow those in power to rob us of our sense of humanity.
Airline crew members should have option to wear what they deem reasonably appropriate and consistent with their religion so long as it does not interfere with their duties.
It is important for the rakyat to fully understand and appreciate that the number of politicians in power is insignificant compared to Malaysia’s population of 30 million people.