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The acting women, family and community development minister

Rina Harun goes beyond simple Raya video presentation by acting as a Foodpanda delivery rider.

5 hours ago · 3 comments

The acting women, family and community development minister

A case for lawmakers to meet

Apart from scrutinising government spending, MPs also need to address pressing matters, especially those concerning Covid-19.

3 days ago

A case for lawmakers to meet

Where’s the transparency in the 1MDB case?

Putrajaya’s actions in 1MDB recovery process raises many questions.

4 days ago

Where’s the transparency in the 1MDB case?

Why punish sex jokes victim?

Applaud Ain Husniza instead for having the gumption to stand up for what is right.

6 days ago · 2 comments

Why punish sex jokes victim?

The two pandemics of Covid-19 and stupidity

It's hard to tell which is more widespread and damaging to health.

1 week ago

The two pandemics of Covid-19 and stupidity


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Grave matters for minorities

Cemeteries have deep historical links to the local community, which help residents understand their past.

1 week ago

Grave matters for minorities

When celebrities cross the (state) line

Singing sensation strikes wrong note with big do at time of health crisis.

1 week ago

When celebrities cross the (state) line

Seeking housing redress after son’s tragic end

Government, agencies need to step up commitment to improving accommodation for lower income groups.

2 weeks ago

Seeking housing redress after son’s tragic end

A government of frustrating firsts

Malaysians are regularly bombarded with nonsensical actions by the back-door Perikatan Nasional administration.

2 weeks ago · 1 comment

A government of frustrating firsts

When Hadi ‘terrorises’ his emergency opponents

PAS president says people who object to emergency rule are worse than suicide bombers.

2 weeks ago

When Hadi ‘terrorises’ his emergency opponents

Putrajaya should not hide behind pandemic

Questions on use of RM19.5 billion of taxpayers’ money need to be answered.

2 weeks ago

Putrajaya should not hide behind pandemic

When jokes fall flat on schoolgirl

There is a need for schools to have a clearly stated sexual harassment policy.

2 weeks ago

When jokes fall flat on schoolgirl

Remove stubborn stains on our education system

Practice of checking schoolgirls for proof of menstruation literally a bloody shame.

3 weeks ago

Remove stubborn stains on our education system

When even helping becomes a racial issue

To insist there’s a hidden agenda behind every extension of help is over the top.

3 weeks ago · 1 comment

When even helping becomes a racial issue

The stench on Bukit Nanas

Government decision on venerable Kuala Lumpur school reeks of bovine excrement.

3 weeks ago · 2 comments

The stench on Bukit Nanas


When race, religion matter in electoral contest

Exploitation of the two suggests moral and political bankruptcy and intellectual laziness of party leaders.

1 month ago · 1 comment

When race, religion matter in electoral contest

An academy to train lawmakers in good manners

Dewan Negara President Rais Yatim feels parliamentarians should be equipped with, among other things, knowledge of legislation, socialism, customs of various races.

1 month ago · 3 comments

An academy to train lawmakers in good manners

Media ban on public hearing is oxymoron

Shah Alam City Council’s town hall meetings should be made accessible to people via the press.

1 month ago

Media ban on public hearing is oxymoron

Conversations outside Parliament

Hishamuddin’s big brother blunder, diplomatic snubs go unchecked with democratic process in limbo.

1 month ago

Conversations outside Parliament

Of poor Indians and MIC

Party continues to be frustrated that the community is left behind other ethnic groups socio-economically.

1 month ago

Of poor Indians and MIC

Orang Asli as eco-protectors

Their knowledge of the natural environment may be useful for good policy-making.

1 month ago

Orang Asli as eco-protectors

Of government, people and national duty

A man who speaks well may not mean well.

1 month ago

Of government, people and national duty

Parting is so hard to do

Umno’s decision to force PAS to choose them or Bersatu takes predictable and amusing forms.

1 month ago · 2 comments

Parting is so hard to do

Covering Malaysian politics, warts and all

National news agency Bernama walks a fine line providing supposedly unbiased coverage of party critical of its employer.

1 month ago

Covering Malaysian politics, warts and all

Undi18 delayed is basic right denied

The youth must be allowed to help shape the country's future.

1 month ago

Undi18 delayed is basic right denied