Monthly Archives: March 2018

Ambiga has a major political role to play

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Rafizi Ramli emailed me a ‘thank you’ note the very same day my article, ‘Why I’m impressed with Rafizi Ramli’, was published in Malaysiakini on March 13. The Pandan MP, whom I do not … Continue reading

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Those eyeing two seats are selfish and greedy

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | This is not a new issue. It has been bandied about many times and not surprisingly, the “one candidate, one seat” proposal is being debated again on the eve of the 14th general election. … Continue reading

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Is DAP happy to ‘kill off’ PSM’s Jeyakumar?

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT I think I’ve read and heard enough over the past few months to have a better understanding of the intense animosity between leaders of Parti Socialis Malaysia (PSM) and certain quarters in Pakatan Harapan, the … Continue reading

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Want to contest? Got money or not?

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | The main reason for the dispute over seats among political parties is that there are more candidates than seats. The quarrels over seats from both sides occur before every election and at times, it … Continue reading

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Why I’m impressed with Rafizi Ramli

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | I like Rafizi Ramli. I must say that I’m quite impressed with him and his work. He is a diligent and courageous person and really works hard as a parliamentarian. He is also not … Continue reading

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When cash is king, Harapan can’t afford to be cheap

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Those of us who have been candidates during elections would know how tough staging a run is, especially if you are on an opposition ticket. Let’s face reality. The biggest obstacle facing opposition candidates … Continue reading

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MACC, what happened to the Taib file?

By Francis Paul Siah OPINION I have to thank Facebook for their “See Your Memories” tag. Without the reminder, I would not have remembered an event I was involved in seven years ago, on March 4, 2011. I would probably … Continue reading

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