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A Pakatan tsunami can hit Johor
Liew Chin Tong | 11:35AM Feb 5, 2013
The coming general election may prove Johor to be merely a BN sandcastle, and not the fortress it is said to be.
Can Najib survive as prime minister?
Liew Chin Tong | 12:11PM Jan 15, 2013
If BN wins the elections, albeit with a smaller majority, will Umno leaders and members allow Najib to lead the party?
Police budget formula helps BN to maintain power
Liew Chin Tong | 2:12PM Nov 22, 2012
In view of the heightened crime situation, it’s high time to examine the priorities of the police through its budgetary arrangements.
Regime change looms large at GE13
Liew Chin Tong | 9:05AM Sep 1, 2012
BN is now the longest serving elected ruling party in the world. The others are communist North Korea, China and Vietnam.
Police personnel poorly utilised in crime fighting
Liew Chin Tong | 9:59AM Jul 21, 2012
For every officer assigned to crime, six are handling other tasks, which may explain the shortage of crime fighters.
Misplaced priorities in police budget
Liew Chin Tong | 11:36AM Jul 16, 2012
If the federal government were truly interested in fighting crime, it would not be funding the police force to keep the BN in power.
Sodomy case a bid to thwart attempts to change gov't?
Liew Chin Tong | 2:37PM Jan 9, 2012
BN’s borrowed time from Saiful’s posterior opening of the alimentary canal is over now.
MP writes an obituary for NEM
Liew Chin Tong | 5:30PM May 10, 2011
The NEM is stillborn as the old rent-seeking model continues to thrive under its current ill-disguised incarnation.
Najib, come clean on 'First Lady' division
Liew Chin Tong | 12:20PM Feb 22, 2011
Indelible ink burning an indelibly burning question
Liew Chin Tong | 5:21PM Dec 23, 2009
Najib's 1Malaysia a 'sham of mammoth proportions'
Liew Chin Tong | 4:35PM Apr 3, 2009
Rashid's EC term a unmitigated failure
Liew Chin Tong | 4:35PM Jan 2, 2009
Voter registration: Scandalous EC has failed
Liew Chin Tong | 4:20PM Nov 18, 2008
Parliament: Reform first before going 'all year'
Liew Chin Tong | 4:16PM Jun 3, 2008
Did the King really congratulate the PM?
Liew Chin Tong | 4:46PM May 2, 2008
End archaic voter registration system
Liew Chin Tong | 12:12PM Sep 7, 2007
There are around 15 million Malaysian citizens over the legal voting age of 21 but only 10 million or so are registered on the current electoral roll.
He helped rid two PMs, will Pak Lah be next?
Liew Chin Tong | 2:17PM Jun 12, 2006
Is Pak Lah the third prime minister to be brought down by Dr Mahathir Mohamad?
Seri Perdanas cost: Now, what shall we tell em?
Liew Chin Tong | 6:08PM Nov 22, 2005
'Money galore and not a single cent to account for.' This seems to be the philosophy behind the building of Seri Perdana - 'eighth wonder of the modern world'.
Parliament: Nazris survival game turns ugly
Liew Chin Tong | 3:52PM Oct 14, 2005
Why is the minister insistent on creating a post for Parliament? Is he really concerned about the august House's 'toilets and canteen' or is there a hidden agenda?
Needed urgently: A better Parliament
Liew Chin Tong | 11:37AM May 6, 2005
Not only is the opposition suffering from a political system that neglects the rightful role of Parliament and places undue emphasis on the executive, BN backbenchers are also in a predicament.
Rise of leadership by ulama in PAS (Part 2)
Liew Chin Tong | 3:25PM Jan 18, 2005
PAS is grappling with issues of leadership that appear to be closely linked to its religious origin, but one argument suggests that the party has to broaden its horizon in this respect.
Rise of leadership by ulama in PAS (Part 1)
Liew Chin Tong | 12:20PM Jan 17, 2005
Recent debate on leadership by religious scholars in PAS has necessitated a look back at history and how this policy came about.
Malaysias XXL-size cabinet
Liew Chin Tong | 12:17PM Aug 27, 2004
The recently installed Higher Education Ministry constitutes another ridiculous and unnecessary addition to the already crowded cabinet.
State government for Kuala Lumpur?
Liew Chin Tong | 5:24AM Jan 31, 2004
As we commemorate Federal Territory Day on Feb 1, here are three issues to support the argument that the residents of KL should no longer be deprived of their right to elect a sub-national government.
PAS Islamic state: A tale of two versions (Part 2)
Liew Chin Tong | 7:57AM Dec 3, 2003
A brief comparison of how the memorandum and the 'dokumen' handle the issues of democracy, syariah and the "bill of guarantees" would reveal the ideological differences in PAS.
PAS Islamic state - a tale of two versions (Part 1)
Liew Chin Tong | 8:09AM Dec 2, 2003
The opposition party has two different, if not opposing, versions regarding the Islamic state - a political aim that has drawn much flak from various quarters.
Remembering the 'PAS-side' of Pak Lah's family
Liew Chin Tong | 6:25AM Nov 21, 2003
If the media is going to write at length about the late Sheikh Abdullah Fahim's role in deciding the date of Merdeka, which has nothing to do with his grandson, then it is only fair to mention the family's instrumental role in the formation of PAS.
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