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Malaysia’s Merry ‘Buy-elections’

Malaysia’s Merry  ‘Buy-elections’

Malaysia is perhaps the only country where the death of an elected representative brings jubilation to the local residents.

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MyOverseasVote: Why Malaysians Overseas Must Be Allowed To Vote

MyOverseasVote: Why Malaysians Overseas Must Be Allowed To Vote

Andrew Yong, coordinator of MyOverseasVote, explains why Malaysian citizens overseas won’t give up until they are given the right to vote from overseas.

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MyOverseasVote: Equal Voting Rights for Malaysians Overseas

MyOverseasVote: Equal Voting Rights for Malaysians Overseas

Andrew Yong, the coordinator of MyOverseasVote, writes about the ongoing fight for equal voting rights for Malaysian citizens overseas.

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Sarawak’s Low Voter Registration Problems: A Response to EC

Sarawak’s Low Voter Registration Problems: A Response to EC

For over half a century, the problem of low voter registration among Sarawakians has not been solved or is it intended to keep those under-registered groups from voicing their choice in the state’s and the country’s leadership?

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N. 46 Pelabuhan Kelang: By-Election, Stalemate Or Court Intervention?

N. 46 Pelabuhan Kelang: By-Election, Stalemate Or Court Intervention?

Tough questions which could not be dodged regarding the vacancy of N. 46. Is the Speaker’s decision correct? Will the Election Commission call a by-election? Or will the Court intervene? LoyarBurok does public service yet again here. All you need to know regarding N. 46, really.

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Ask Lord Bobo: The Curious Case of the State Secretary

Ask Lord Bobo: The Curious Case of the State Secretary

This week, Ask Lord Bobo answers questions on the Selangor state secretary, the difference between being and living, and how Malaysians students who are overseas can vote in the General Elections.

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The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – Re-invoking Our Sentiments [w/VIDEO]

The LoyarBurok Book Review: “Perak: A State Of Crisis” – Re-invoking Our Sentiments [w/VIDEO]

The Perak case is significant to all Malaysians, as its implications are far-reaching not just for other state governments but also at the national level, especially as discussion is underway on the relationship between the civil service-royalty-political parties in the state of Selangor presently.

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Bersih kembali ke jalan raya?

Bersih kembali ke jalan raya?

Adakah desakkan situasi sistem pilihanraya Malaysia telah sampai ke tahap yang akan membawa Bersih kembali ke jalan raya? SPR harus menangani 6 kelemahan berikut kearah reformasi sistem pilihanraya yang dituntut oleh masyarakat sivil di Malaysia.

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Full FCT Grounds of Judgment by Nik Hashim FCJ in Jamaluddin & 2 Ors v Speaker v EC

Selected extracts of the grounds setting aside the Perak Speaker’s decisions that the State seats of Behrang, Changkat Jering and Jelapang were vacant pursuant to their Assemblypersons’ purported resignations follows.

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When Justice is not administered according to law

When Justice is not administered according to law

The story unfolds with the application of three turncoat members of the Perak Legislative Assembly for a declaration that Speaker Sivakumar’s order, which was made in the Legislative Assembly, that their seats in the Assembly have become vacant because they have resigned was illegal. Here is the report from theSun newspaper, Thursday, April 2, 2009: […]

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The Real Question on Perak

The Real Question on Perak

Historically, before the existence of Malaysia, the Malay States fell into the hands of the imperialists due to greed and power. It was about the power struggle amongst the royalty which eventually led to the colonisation of the States. Pre-Merdeka, with the emergence of the insurgencies by the left, a “deal” was struck among the […]

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