Kenneth Cheng Chee Kin

Kenneth Cheng is a member of Agora Society, a civil group dedicated to the advancement of society based on the principles of democracy and good governance. He is a firm believer in the dictum “power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will”.


1 week ago

Will we see a permanent emasculation of Parliament?

Public furious, frustrated with politics but not angry enough about Dewan's suspension, which could prolong it.

Will we see a permanent emasculation of Parliament?

3 weeks ago

Peace not impossible in Palestine this time

The plight of Palestinians must be viewed on humanitarian grounds, not as a religious cause.

Peace not impossible in Palestine this time

1 month ago

Pupils, too, should have a right to protest

National School Walkout Day a cry for education reform in wake of revelations of sexual harassment, period spot checks.

Pupils, too, should have a right to protest

1 month ago

The trouble with DAP recently

Ronnie Liu may have set the cat among the pigeons, but his arguments ring true for direction of opposition party.

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The trouble with DAP recently

1 month ago

Rethinking welfare work from elected reps

Lawmakers have some legislative power to alleviate poverty, provide jobs and economic security.

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Rethinking welfare work from elected reps


1 month ago

The abhorrent practice of chain remand

‘Tukar gari’ direct breach of a person’s right to justice.

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The abhorrent practice of chain remand

2 months ago

Why World Cup Qatar 2022 is deeply problematic

Why World Cup Qatar 2022  is deeply problematic

2 months ago

The trouble with anti-hopping laws

Such laws may just in the end lead to political parties having total dominance over their MPs.

The trouble with anti-hopping laws

2 months ago

The disingenuity of Malaysia’s political cooperation

If coalitions are only formed to win elections without common ground then history will only repeat itself.

The disingenuity of Malaysia’s political cooperation

3 months ago

Is democracy still dead one year after ‘Sheraton move’?

Address country’s democratic deficits or it won’t be the last time someone abuses it.

Is democracy still dead one year after ‘Sheraton move’?

3 months ago

Too young to vote is never the problem

Ministerial call for political education of 18-year-olds smacks of government trying to unduly influence young voters.

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Too young to vote is never the problem

4 months ago

Dr Mahathir’s false obsession with majority support

Former prime minister may have blundered by throwing in the towel 12 months ago.

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Dr Mahathir’s false obsession with majority support

4 months ago

Xenophobia still rife in 2021

Xenophobia still rife in 2021

5 months ago

A pandemic emergency that is not about the pandemic

If all issues are political issues then the emergency, too, is political.

A pandemic emergency that is not about the pandemic

5 months ago

Umno in a quagmire? It only has itself to blame