Filling vacancies at the ECP should have been a routine affair.
Politics as it exists now is a catalyst for further divisions...
Delay in drafting and enacting legislation is detrimental to our international standing.
The conduct of the opposition shows it hasn’t done its homework on many fronts.
If govt doesn’t engage opposition in dialogue, its last two years may be spent in dealing with a controversy over electoral laws.
Ineffective regulation of flow of money in politics can corrupt political institutions.
The frequent reshuffling of ministers is a manifestation of a deeper problem.
Already with its back to the wall, the PDM can hardly afford the growing divisions within.
If fair polls are the goal, the ECP’s powers must be jealously guarded.
The ECP must be commended for taking timely, decisive and bold action.
There are concerns about ‘open and identifiable’ ballots.
Regardless of the amount, foreign funds received from foreign nationals may render a party ‘foreign-aided’.
The government’s line of thinking indicates a belief in the principle of brute majority.
This government has moved beyond the planning stage and made the ministers’ accountability plan public.
How will resignations affect the Senate election?
The pros and cons of the PM’s proposals must be scrutinised.
The PM may need to accept that legislatures are independent institutions.
Why does parliament wait until the eleventh hour to pass legislation?
There is an increasing tendency in the govt to appoint unelected cabinet-level public officials.
There are certain reasons why our legislators don’t perform the way their counterparts abroad do.