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As in sports, nation-building takes teamwork

Politicians must work with all stakeholders, including marginalised communities, to drive the country towards success.

Tuesday, 16 Aug 2022 11:00 AM

As in sports, nation-building takes teamwork

When Dr Mahathir’s GTA sets its sights on Putrajaya

Former PM’s shaky coalition seems to want to drive a deeper wedge between divided communities.

Friday, 12 Aug 2022 11:32 AM

When Dr Mahathir’s GTA sets its sights on Putrajaya

Our 'invisible' vessel confronts a storm

The LCS affair suggests we have not learned any lessons from previous scandals.

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2022 10:49 AM

Our 'invisible' vessel confronts a storm

The dizzying heights of exclusivity in Malaysia

Co-existence in a multiethnic and multicultural society necessitates tolerance, respect and mutual understanding.

Friday, 05 Aug 2022 11:00 AM

The dizzying heights of exclusivity in Malaysia

What it takes to reset the Malay political narrative   

It is naive to think that politicians of all races do not exploit race and religion for their own gain.

Sunday, 31 Jul 2022 07:00 AM · 1 comment

What it takes to reset the Malay political narrative   



When fair is foul and foul is fair

It gets increasingly challenging to keep track of Tajuddin Rahman's many controversies.

Wednesday, 27 Jul 2022 11:00 AM · 2 comments

When fair is foul and foul is fair

Seeking diversity in Malay cultural fest

Any divisive impact on our diverse society should be avoided.

Monday, 25 Jul 2022 11:00 AM

Seeking diversity in Malay cultural fest

When belt-tightening is too much for some

The ruling elite seem to think they are above cost-cutting measures.

Friday, 22 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

When belt-tightening is too much for some

The sobering challenges of comedy in Malaysia

In a society where a narrow worldview and bigotry prevail, some quarters find it easy to find fault in a comic act.

Friday, 15 Jul 2022 11:51 AM

The sobering challenges of comedy in Malaysia

Sacrificing on Aidiladha and other days

Malaysia’s most vulnerable often find themselves sacrificed on the altar of corporate greed or political arrogance.

Sunday, 10 Jul 2022 11:00 AM

Sacrificing on Aidiladha and other days

Suhakam does not stand for ’Suka Hati Kami’... or does it?

New appointees have turned the agency into a joke. 

Tuesday, 05 Jul 2022 11:00 AM

Suhakam does not stand for ’Suka Hati Kami’... or does it?

Netflix, the PAS option for amusement

Islamist party opens Pandora’s Box in crass attempt to whitewash a double standard.

Sunday, 03 Jul 2022 07:00 AM

Netflix, the PAS option for amusement

The unkindest pay cut of all

Minister’s refusal to do so misses the point of being sensitive to the plight of ordinary people.

Wednesday, 29 Jun 2022 11:00 AM · 1 comment

The unkindest pay cut of all

Mind your national language

Acceptance is best through encouragement, not by threats or force.

Sunday, 26 Jun 2022 11:00 AM · 4 comments

Mind your national language

Free rides that lead you to more questions

Public transport needs more than taxpayer-funded publicity stunts to boost passenger numbers.

Friday, 24 Jun 2022 11:00 AM

Free rides that lead you to more questions


When the milk of human kindness runs dry

It is inhumane, not to mention illogical, to turn flood disasters into tourist attractions.

Tuesday, 21 Jun 2022 12:42 PM · 2 comments

When the milk of human kindness runs dry

Najib goes off track with train ride

Is there more than meets the eye behind MRT ‘joyride’ invitation?

Saturday, 18 Jun 2022 11:00 AM · 4 comments

Najib goes off track with train ride

When Orang Asli cultural traditions are reduced to mere artefacts

Tenaga Nasional mini gallery initiative seems mere tokenism to appease affected indigenous communities from dam project.

Thursday, 16 Jun 2022 11:00 AM

When Orang Asli cultural traditions are reduced to mere artefacts

Much ado about Bon Odori

Malaysians question whether PAS’ objection to Japan festival is an attempt to burnish Islamic credentials prior to GE15.

Monday, 13 Jun 2022 11:00 AM · 1 comment

Much ado about Bon Odori

Suhakam sans commissioners

Absence of guiding hand in human rights sets an ominous tone for nation’s commitment to protecting people.

Friday, 10 Jun 2022 11:00 AM

Suhakam sans commissioners

How to make corruption ugly to Malaysian youth

Integrity course aside, politicians and civil servants cannot be unsavoury role models.

Tuesday, 07 Jun 2022 07:00 AM

How to make corruption ugly to Malaysian youth

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Increasingly rare bird is now worth more than any frog.

Saturday, 04 Jun 2022 11:00 AM · 1 comment

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Dzulkefly Ahmad exits to make a difference in Malaysian politics

Paving way for young leaders a breath of fresh air.

Thursday, 02 Jun 2022 11:00 AM

Dzulkefly Ahmad exits to make a difference in Malaysian politics

Seeking truth and compassion in UUM

Institution of higher learning must not deny grieving father's search for truth and closure.

Monday, 30 May 2022 11:00 AM

Seeking truth and compassion in UUM

Unmask the corrupt who exploited pandemic for own gain

Those who benefited from suffering of others must be punished.

Thursday, 26 May 2022 10:52 AM · 1 comment

Unmask the corrupt who exploited pandemic for own gain