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Towards a Two-Party System – Azmi Sharom

The Rocket caught up with Dr Azmi Sharom, Associate Professor at University Malaya’s Faculty of Law to pick his …

BN Johor bulldozes amendment to State Constitution

The amendment has substituted a new condition for “by-election” within Part II Article 23 Clause (5) of the constitution. The latest provision stipulated that “a casual vacancy shall be filled within 60 days from the date on which it is established by the Election Commission (EC) that is a vacancy”.

End of the road for UMNO?

The result of the Permatang Pasir by-election showed that UMNO-Barisan Nasional is at its wits’ end. The party is plagued with internal power struggles at the grassroots level with local warlords vying for what is left of their traditional power base in Permatang Pauh.