COMMENTARY 2020 P2

COMMENTARY

2020

Belanjawan 2021: Masa untuk perdamaian politik demi rakyat

To enhance bipartisan collaboration towards a Confidence Supply Agreement (CSA), it is important for both sides of the political aisle to be open and transparent to reach a consensus before tabling the Budget. The government needs to be committed in this regard and perhaps even give space to opposition MPs to draft its alternative budget. Article in Malay.

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Budget 2021: Democracy in a balance

Budget 2021 will be the “mother of all budgets” because it will determine the direction of the country and set precedent for potential future health, economic and political crises. Bipartisanship is critical in ensuring the government does not face a shutdown period that will adversely affect the country.

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Parlimen yang diperlukan ketika krisis politik

The nation needs a stable government in times of crisis. In the “new normal” spirit, all parties need to work together in Parliament to face the health and economic crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Article in Malay.

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Good Governance

Understanding unemployment statistics

How do you read and understand the unemployment statistics? It is important to look behind the headline and understand the quality of the jobs being created.

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A new normal for Dewan Negara

Competition in the election of the Dewan Negara’s President is a paradigm shift and momentum of change to restore the function of the Senate which, for many years, was seen as weak by the people.

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Norma baru Dewan Negara

COMMENTARY INSTITUTIONAL REFORM DEMOCRACY good governance SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 Norma baru Dewan Negara by FAKHRURRAZI RASHID Sidang Dewan Rakyat baru sahaja berakhir pada 27 Ogos

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