WHAT ought to happen should there be a change in government after the general election? How is the transfer of power from the caretaker prime minister to the prime minister-in-waiting meant to happen? Constitutional lawyer Tommy Thomas explains.
WHO will make a better prime minister? Datuk Seri Najib Razak or Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim? Refsa compares both politicians.
“I cannot predict how much longer this (affirmative action) will go on but at the moment, we are trying out… some kind of experiment… by withdrawing some of the protection in education.” “We want to see whether they will be able to withstand the competition or not. Obviously if they prove themselves able to, we […]
COME 3 April 2010, Malaysians would have spent exactly one calendar year with Datuk Seri Najib Razak as prime minister. The year can hardly be described as a honeymoon — after all, there was unprecedented opposition from civil society and politicians from both sides of the divide to Najib’s ascendance. The new premier, in turn, […]
(pic courtesy of theSun) IN just a week, Datuk Seri Najib Razak would have been prime minister of Malaysia for exactly a year. Twelve months down the line and all I really want to ask him is, “Will the real Najib please stand up?” After all, we know that the sixth premier of Malaysia is […]
*Quote sourced from PM: Don’t blame Umno over attacks, Malaysiakini, 8 Jan 2010(Kancil pic public domain) The Nut Graph needs your support Please take our five-minute reader survey
THE year 2009 has been a breathless one of political upheaval. But as we sift through the year’s events, we ask, which were the ones that really mattered? Which events indicate if democracy and political maturity are improving? Which tell us things are becoming worse? The Nut Graph offers its take on 10 highlights of […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Oct 2009: A total of RM3.7 billion will be provided to increase the efficiency of the security force, including by providing modern and sophisticated equipment. Prime Minister and Finance Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said RM1 billion would be provided to further improve the services of the police next year to achieve […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Oct 2009: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, in an effort to improve the people’s well-being, today announced the government’s proposal to increase personal income tax relief from RM8,000 to RM9,000. At the same time, the government was also proposing to restructure the national fuel subsidy system to be more equitable. In […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Oct 2009: The country’s economy is expected to expand between 2% and 3% next year with all sectors of the economy projected to record positive growth, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today. Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said the mining sector was forecast to achieve a 1.1% growth, manufacturing […]