Josh Hong

Josh Hong is a member of Agora Society. A keen watcher of domestic and international politics, he longs for the day when Malaysians master the art of self-mockery. He has spent the last 15 years trying to win his feline friends’ favour as he considers it an endeavour more worthwhile than trusting politicians.


1 month ago

Malaysia needs some serious soul-searching

General public, politicians equally at fault over rising xenophobia against migrant community.

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Malaysia needs some serious soul-searching

2 months ago

Myanmar, so near yet so far

Once a beacon of hope for democracy in Asean, country is abruptly returned to military dictatorship.

Myanmar, so near yet so far

3 months ago

No to more toll highways, yes to better public transport

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No to more toll highways, yes to better public transport

5 months ago

Illegal foreign labour plan another exercise in futility

Illegal foreign labour plan another exercise in futility

7 months ago

Undocumented migrants are no punching bags

Govt must stop indiscriminate crackdown on the group, decree public health services be open to all regardless of immigration status.

Undocumented migrants are no punching bags


8 months ago

How progressive is Syed Saddiq?

Youthful politician needs to push past smooth talk, promises, deliver as statesman.

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How progressive is Syed Saddiq?

9 months ago

Human smuggling, trafficking crimes of different stripes

Human smuggling, trafficking crimes of different stripes

11 months ago

‘Illegal’ label shouldn’t apply amid virus crisis