Tagged: Federal

Divided people, shared destiny? 0

Divided people, shared destiny?

Sheridan Mahavera explores federal-state relations in relation to Sarawak and Sabah. The people of these two states have to believe that there is hope, not only for change through the ballot box but for...

Aliran Monthly 29: 8 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 29: 8 editor’s note

In our cover story, Sheridan Mahavera explores federal-state relations in relation to Sarawak and Sabah. The people of these two states have to believe that there is hope, not only for change through the...

Permatang Pauh and beyond 0

Permatang Pauh and beyond

Barring massive electoral fraud, Anwar is one by-election and two weeks short of returning to Parliament. When he does, he’d be the Opposition Leader of a second coalition, says Khoo Boo Teik. After that...

Malaysia’s centralised federal system 0

Malaysia’s centralised federal system

Compared with those states in other countries using a federal-state system, the constituent states in Malaysia play relatively limited roles in relation to the centre. Francis Loh examines the factors that have contributed towards...

Restructuring federal-state relations 0

Restructuring federal-state relations

As the posturings over federal-state relations intensify, BN Members of Parliament from Sabah and Sarawak have seized the opportunity to flex their electoral muscles. Despite their differences with one another, it is significant that...

Aliran Monthly 28: 4 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 28: 4 editor’s note

These are exciting times for Malaysia. Following the political tsunami, many analysts have discussed the new political landscape in the country. One crucial area, however, has not received enough attention: the changing dynamics of...

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