Monday, March 1, 2021

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Muhyiddin’s report card, one year on

In assessing Muhyiddin, one must take into account the twin crises that coincided with his premiership: the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting economic fallout.

Muhyiddin’s first year as prime minister

The prime minister's refusal to interfere in cases involving individuals whose support is critical to his government is a courageous move in Malaysian politics.

The day the doves sang

The fight continues but those in it struggle on together.

Contemptuous expressions and freedom of speech

Any business which maintains internet discussion forums should be aware of and guard against the risks of liability for comments by third parties.

‘Communist supporter’ claims a lot of ‘organised fuss’ about nothing

MCA vice-president defends his speech at a recent event organised by the Communist Party of China.

Injunctive orders and the deportation of Myanmar nationals

It would have been tenuous to rely on a stay order to prevent the government from deporting the 1,200 Myanmar nationals.

Making MySejahtera mandatory victimises the non-IT savvy and the poor

Consumers Association of Penang urges the government to reconsider the move, given the plight of the elderly and those who do not possess smartphones.

Reaction to Malaysiakini verdict shows politics rule, not law

Blind loyalty to certain leaders, by ignoring their moral lapses, is not uncommon in non-Malay politics today.

Responding to the challenges of online education

Online teaching and learning is here to stay and academics need to review processes and adopt some simple tips to make online learning more effective.

Court will decide whether Parliament can or cannot stand suspended

The court adjudicates solely on constitutional provisions and not on why schools can re-open but Parliament cannot convene.

The need for a national housing policy

Rental and social housing should be prioritised to prevent large property overhangs.

Why schools can re-open but Parliament cannot convene

If the emergency is lifted and the prime minister loses a no-confidence vote, failure to agree on a PM candidate would result in a snap election.

Other News

Rayuan saman fitnah NFCorp terhadap Nurul Izzah ditolak

Mahkamah memerintahkan NFCorp dan Mohamad Salleh membayar kos RM50,000.

Muhyiddin’s report card, one year on

In assessing Muhyiddin, one must take into account the twin crises that coincided with his premiership: the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting economic fallout.

Kes baru Covid-19 kembali turun bawah 2,000

5 lagi kematian menjadikan jumlah 1,135 keseluruhannya.

New cases dip below 2,000

Five more deaths take toll to 1,135.

Pembunuhan pengasas Ambank, mahkamah kekal hukuman mati pesalah

Presiden Mahkamah Rayuan Rohana Yusuf turut mengekalkan hukuman penjara 18 tahun yang dijatuhkan ke atas Koong Swee Kwan.