KPRU Internship Programme Oct-Nov 2016

The KPRU Internship Programme for the second half of 2016 is now open for application. Selected candidates will attach on a full-time basis, and will be paid a monthly stipend (only a very small amount). Candidates will have the opportunity to: Assist and contribute to parliamentary research Gain exposure to parliamentary affairs Coordinate consultative meetings … Continue reading KPRU Internship Programme Oct-Nov 2016

LPA amendments an open attack on independence of M’sian Bar

Amendments to the 1976 Legal Profession Act:  An open attack on the independence of the Malaysian Bar Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM) and the following Civil Society Organisations are gravely concerned with the decision of the government to make several amendments to the 1976 Legal Profession Act. Such amendments are open attacks on the independence of … Continue reading LPA amendments an open attack on independence of M’sian Bar

Segerakan pelaksanaan Skim Insurans Pekerja

Menurut liputan media semalam, Kementerian Sumber Manusia akan membentangkan kertas cadangan Skim Insurans Pekerja (Employment Insurance Scheme, EIS) untuk mendapatkan kelulusan di Parlimen pada tahun ini atau awal tahun depan sebelum dijangka mula dilaksanakan tahun depan. Badan pemikir Kajian Politik untuk Perubahan (KPRU) menyambut baik sebarang usaha kementerian yang dapat membantu golongan pekerja khususnya mereka … Continue reading Segerakan pelaksanaan Skim Insurans Pekerja

Self-defeating pattern of the Opposition

Out of so many messages being conveyed by the twin by-elections on June 18, the most important one is, the Opposition probably has no chance to capture Putrajaya in the next General Election. Barisan Nasional (BN) might be able to regain a two-thirds parliamentary majority. A new political scenario will emerge after the next General … Continue reading Self-defeating pattern of the Opposition

20% Oil royalty for Sarawak and Tok Nan-style of autonomy

After the quitting of each autocratic leader, it is not hard for the immediate successor who is in control of necessary resources to create a new political wave. After the retirement of Mahathir Mohamad, his successor Abdullah Ahmad Badawi created the so-called “Pak Lah phenomenon”, and won 90.86% of the Parliamentary seats in 2004 for … Continue reading 20% Oil royalty for Sarawak and Tok Nan-style of autonomy

Three scenarios to deal with multi-cornered fights for GE

A political think-tank has outlined three scenarios that could potentially take place during the next general election, following the high numbers of multi-cornered fights in the 11th Sarawak state election. Political Studies for Change (KPRU) executive director Ooi Heng said while the multi-cornered fights that took place during the Sarawak election was a contentious discussion … Continue reading Three scenarios to deal with multi-cornered fights for GE

Isu pertindihan kerusi: Tiga senario menuju PRU-14

Pilihan Raya Negeri Sarawak (PRN Sarawak) 2016 telah menyaksikan sebanyak 26 pertandingan tiga penjuru, 12 pertandingan empat penjuru dan 5 pertandingan lima penjuru bagi kerusi-kerusi Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) Sarawak. Jumlah kerusi melibatkan pertandingan tiga penjuru dan ke atas adalah sebanyak 43, bersamaan dengan 52.44 peratus daripada jumlah kerusi DUN Sarawak sebanyak 82. Pertandingan tiga … Continue reading Isu pertindihan kerusi: Tiga senario menuju PRU-14