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Recollections and regrets – Ariff Yusof

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Can we address the sources of our political dysfunction by improving parliamentary culture?

Astro Awani’s Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan speak to Ariff Yusof about his two-year tenure as Speaker of the House of Representatives, as chronicled in his recent book Parliament, Unexpected.

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AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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30 Mar 2022 10.33pm

Political disfunction is a mild word used to describe the Malay dilemma. It has nothing to do with the other races. This is a fight between Malays where one side will eventually eliminate the other. Non-Malays have zero say, but of course there are opportunists who dont care about morality. Boss Ku is well and alive-after being convicted for serious crimes by a High Court Judge, then reaffirmed by the Court of Appeal (a panel of three who describes this conviction as PM a “national embarrass” release him on bail …

There is no separation of powers, the executive is corrupt to the core, the legislative body [allegedly] comprised of morally bankrupt political vampires ready to seize.

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