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The elephant behind Malaysia’s brain drain

It’s really about our people finding a sense of belonging in their own country.

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2023 07:00 AM · 1 comment

The elephant behind Malaysia’s brain drain

Giving constitutional protection to nature

Human beings and the environment are inextricably linked.

Friday, 29 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

Giving constitutional protection to nature

A deficient democracy

Curbing freedoms of speech and the media should only be allowed for reasons of security, public order or morality.

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

A deficient democracy

Making ringgit and sense of Malaysian lawmakers

Pension scheme for MPs under the spotlight.

Saturday, 23 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

Making ringgit and sense of Malaysian lawmakers

Malaysia diversity more than just tourist attraction

Politicians must cease divisive rhetoric.

Thursday, 21 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

Malaysia diversity more than just tourist attraction



An instructive royal tour of Sabah, Sarawak

Borneo folk cry out to king, queen for help.

Monday, 18 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

An instructive royal tour of Sabah, Sarawak

Growing pains of Malaysians

Unity means more than portraits of diversity.

Saturday, 16 Sep 2023 07:00 AM · 1 comment

Growing pains of Malaysians

Muda exit from unity govt leaves unease in its wake

Move deprives government of two-thirds majority in parliament.

Tuesday, 12 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

Muda exit from unity govt leaves unease in its wake

Johor by-elections a wake-up call for the victors

Perikatan might have lost but it managed to snag more votes.

Monday, 11 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

Johor by-elections a wake-up call for the victors

Campaigning with God on their side

Where politicians use religious narratives to influence voters.  

Wednesday, 06 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

Campaigning with God on their side

Will Zahid’s charges be dropped?

AGC’s decision on letters of representation may free – though not acquit – the deputy prime minister. 

Monday, 04 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

Will Zahid’s charges be dropped?

How to enjoy varsity concerts

Higher Education Ministry’s guidelines only serve as a killjoy.

Sunday, 03 Sep 2023 07:00 AM

How to enjoy varsity concerts

Rethinking Malaysia on ‘National Day’  

Diversity must be appreciated and celebrated.

Thursday, 31 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

Rethinking Malaysia on ‘National Day’  

Heightened food insecurity in wake of Fukushima water release

Government must take steps to boost local production for home consumption.

Monday, 28 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

Heightened food insecurity in wake of Fukushima water release

Dangerous to mix party, govt affairs

Blurring lines between the two seriously impacts integrity of administration.

Friday, 25 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

Dangerous to mix party, govt affairs


Politicking makes a mockery of people’s struggles

Leaders are duty bound to improve living standards.

Wednesday, 23 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

Politicking makes a mockery of people’s struggles

Books ban harks back to bad old days

It is a step backwards by a supposedly forward-looking government.

Sunday, 20 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

Books ban harks back to bad old days

Moving to the middle

Pakatan Harapan-Barisan Nasional must not be tempted to slide into conservatism.

Friday, 18 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

Moving to the middle

A divided nation in need of healing  

Unity government must prioritise justice, transparency, accountability.

Monday, 14 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

A divided nation in need of healing  

It’s decision time, voters

 Will residents of six states make the right choice?

Saturday, 12 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

It’s decision time, voters

To vote or not to vote?

Think before you boycott the polls.

Friday, 11 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

To vote or not to vote?

Moving beyond ungodly politics

Unity crucial for nation-building.

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

Moving beyond ungodly politics

Offering help to a mother who stole

Lawyer’s humane gesture a reminder to shun politics of race and religion.

Friday, 04 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

Offering help to a mother who stole

Elections spur jitters, gags and surprises

Leaders appear to be tripping over themselves to appeal to voters.

Wednesday, 02 Aug 2023 07:00 AM

Elections spur jitters, gags and surprises

Gripes as election candidates are announced

Discontent warrants scrutiny.

Saturday, 29 Jul 2023 07:00 AM

Gripes as election candidates are announced