Students wave national flags during Independence Day celebrations in Malaysia. Photo: AP Students wave national flags during Independence Day celebrations in Malaysia. Photo: AP
Students wave national flags during Independence Day celebrations in Malaysia. Photo: AP
Liew Chin Tong
Opinion

Opinion

Liew Chin Tong

Malaysia’s political ceasefire is a move towards sensible reforms and away from back-stabbing, at long last

  • The opposition has pledged to support the Ismail Sabri administration’s bills, including the 2022 budget, if it carries out several reforms
  • These include amending the constitution to end party-hopping; lowering the voting age to 18; and capping the prime minister’s tenure at 10 years

Students wave national flags during Independence Day celebrations in Malaysia. Photo: AP Students wave national flags during Independence Day celebrations in Malaysia. Photo: AP
Students wave national flags during Independence Day celebrations in Malaysia. Photo: AP
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Liew Chin Tong

Liew Chin Tong

Liew Chin Tong was Malaysia's Deputy Defence Minister from July 2018 to February 2020. He is now a politician with the Democratic Action Party.