Browse by Author "Waikar, Prashant"

  • Malaysia & the Rome Statute: Domestic Debate Over? 

    Waikar, Prashant (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-05-21)
    In a span of a month, Malaysia first ratified the Rome Statute and then withdrew from the International Criminal Court that the treaty governs. This episode reveals how the Malaysian royalty and the opposition were able to pressure the Pakatan Harapan ...
  • Malaysia’s Third Vote: Bringing Back Local Council Elections? 

    Waikar, Prashant (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-03-05)
    Members of Pakatan Harapan (PH) have called on the new government to reinstitute local council elections in order to increase transparency, accountability, and democratisation. While local council elections may strengthen federalism, there are many ...
  • Post-GE14: Decentralising Federal-Selangor Governance 

    Waikar, Prashant (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-03-01)
    Since GE14, the Selangor state government’s relations with the Pakatan Harapan federal government have improved but there are calls for governance to be further decentralised.