Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s meeting with leaders from various political parties from June 9-11 could possibly be a prelude to Agong’s meeting with Malay Rulers regarding future of Malaysia.
Are politicians exempted from truth and ethics? Responsible citizens must decide if they want ethical politicians or mere rhetoric, especially religious rhetoric, writes Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos.
Criminologist Datuk P. Sundramoorthy said new IGP Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani cannot ignore work done by former IGP Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador and must do all he can to raise the professional image of the Royal Malaysia Police.
The issue of period spot checks in schools saw a deep conversation on how the powers-that-be view body autonomy. This case of sexual harassment is an actual reflection of the longstanding patronising culture within our system.
SEA Games Federation honorary member Datuk Sieh Kok Chi does not rule out that the highlight of the year-end SEA Games will be discussions on military rule in Myanmar.
Malaysia needs a mature electorate that will give its mandate to truly honest and ethical representatives who value the opportunity to serve the people and country and not the other way around.
With the ongoing political instability, perhaps it is time to adopt the ‘whole of society’ approach in pushing for sports policies and blueprints to ensure it is community-driven and that the objectives are met – regardless of who is in power.
Battle lines were drawn at last weekend’s Umno general assembly as leaders fight for the survival not just of their political careers, but their party’s as well.
Sports should indeed be pure, colour blind and viewed without any political affiliation or bias. Yet, that’s just an illusion. At the end of the day, it boils down to the whims and fancies of those in power.
Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk believes Umno will work with anyone as long as it can be part of the government.
Discussions related to ‘severing ties’ with Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) are much anticipated at Umno’s general assembly which begins tomorrow but will not serve any purpose as the party will continue to play second fiddle in the government, says Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
It is hoped that the emergency in Malaysia be lifted sooner than scheduled, Parliament be in session and that the punitive regulatory measures for SOP non-compliance will be phased out as this will enable the government of the day to regain the trust and confidence of the people.
Former Titiwangsa MP Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani remains active in the area despite losing in the 2018 GE. He seems eager to contest again to prove his critics wrong but another defeat could see him out of politics for good.