Esther Sinirisan Chong

Esther Sinirisan Chong is a member of Agora Society. She was born and raised in the Land Below the Wind. Her research interest lies in education and government policies, and the history and heritage of East Malaysia.


Monday, 11 Oct 2021 12:00 PM

Return to life before pandemic – is it possible?

Return to life before pandemic – is it possible?

Monday, 30 Aug 2021 12:00 PM

From east to west – Malaysia’s unresolved environmental crisis

From east to west – Malaysia’s unresolved environmental crisis

Monday, 12 Jul 2021 12:00 PM

Who’s responsible for failure in flattening pandemic curve?

Who’s responsible for failure in flattening pandemic curve?

Monday, 31 May 2021 12:00 PM

Can we aramaiti?

Concerns over Kaamatan celebrations as Covid-19 cases spike in Sabah.

Can we aramaiti?

Monday, 19 Apr 2021 12:00 PM

Seed, food and farmers’ rights

New Seed Bill could adversely affect smallholders, restricting what they can grow and how they can sell it.

Seed, food and farmers’ rights


Monday, 01 Mar 2021 12:00 PM

Mutual respect vital in diverse nation

Puasa not just during Ramadan, limited to Muslims.

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Mutual respect vital in diverse nation

Monday, 18 Jan 2021 12:00 PM

Would MCO 2.0 work again?

Despite better public awareness, compliance, statistics point to latest lockdown extending past Chinese New Year.

Monday, 28 Dec 2020 12:00 PM

Will Warisan’s westward strategy work?

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Will Warisan’s westward strategy work?

Monday, 09 Nov 2020 12:00 PM

What’s really happening in Sabah amid Covid-19?

What’s really happening in Sabah amid Covid-19?

Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020 12:00 PM

5 things to know heading into Sabah polls

5 things to know heading into Sabah polls

Monday, 06 Jul 2020 12:00 PM

Is having a Sabahan PM a good idea?

Is having a Sabahan PM a good idea?

Monday, 18 May 2020 12:00 PM

Amid virus battle, don’t forget fight for environment

Amid virus battle, don’t forget fight for environment

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018 07:00 AM

Why are Sabahans so tolerant?

The state's unique social history makes for its special unity.

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Why are Sabahans so tolerant?

Tuesday, 02 Oct 2018 07:00 AM

Exposing the ugly truth behind corruption

Exposing the ugly truth behind corruption

Tuesday, 04 Sep 2018 07:00 AM

What do you know about Sabah, Sarawak?

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What do you know about Sabah, Sarawak?