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When vested interests are cloaked in the people’s robe

Public need to be wary when self-serving narrow agenda attempts to usurp democratic freedom.

1 day ago

When vested interests are cloaked in the people’s robe

Uneasy calm, treacherous waters remain for Muhyiddin

Analysts say the peace will not last as the prime minister’s position remains precarious.

2 days ago · 4 comments

Uneasy calm, treacherous waters remain for Muhyiddin

Desperate times call for desperate measures?

To declare an emergency now is to affirm the government is fighting for its life and determined to avoid polls.

5 days ago

Desperate times call for desperate measures?

Ah, form over substance

Punish those who failed to hand over Form 14b to plantation industries and commodities minister.

6 days ago · 3 comments

Ah, form over substance

Malaysia reaches 2020, no further action required

Feudal overlords in cabinet with no mandate to rule need not justify themselves to poor underclass.

1 week ago · 8 comments

Malaysia reaches 2020, no further action required


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The essence of humanitarian aid amid pandemic

Politics should be secondary in aid distribution as the people need help immediately.

1 week ago

The essence of humanitarian aid amid pandemic

Online learning may fail the poor

The already disadvantaged are further handicapped by lack of tools for e-learning.

1 week ago

Online learning may fail the poor

Avoiding the jumbo in the MH cockpit

Time for Khazanah to hire better managers to turn around flag carrier, not flog off problem to Firefly.

1 week ago · 3 comments

Avoiding the jumbo in the MH cockpit

A motion knocking on Dewan Rakyat’s door

Muhyiddin Yassin should put govt to the test, face no-confidence vote.

1 week ago · 2 comments

A motion knocking on Dewan Rakyat’s door

No country for political happy endings

A joyous outcome is unlikely, whether Umno supports Muhyiddin or Anwar.

2 weeks ago · 1 comment

No country for political happy endings

Why satire makes an exciting democracy

Malaysians mature enough to laugh at human failings, self-importance, injustices and scandals.

2 weeks ago

Why satire makes an exciting democracy

Having the cake and eating it, too, in Sabah

The unwillingness of some Sabah politicians to oppose the appointment of a PAS assemblyman is a betrayal of their mandate.

2 weeks ago

Having the cake and eating it, too, in Sabah

If only Covid-19 SOP is applied equally to all

PM’s assurance there is no double standards in SOP enforcement further stokes discontent in the masses.

3 weeks ago · 1 comment

If only Covid-19 SOP is applied equally to all

Low marks for ministry’s handling of students

Parents have enough on their shoulders, and do not need 11th-hour decisions and flip-flops.

3 weeks ago · 1 comment

Low marks for ministry’s handling of students

Young politicians should embrace diverse views

Discourse and debate vital for healthy democracy.

1 month ago

Young politicians should embrace diverse views


Ku Li’s gripes about inclusive politics

Umno adviser’s comments reinforce modern perception of anachronistic, divisive race-based parties.

1 month ago · 2 comments

Ku Li’s gripes about inclusive politics

Being Malaysian after all these years

Any attempts to thwart the embracing of ethnic, social and cultural diversity must be stopped.

1 month ago

Being Malaysian after all these years

The snub PAS got in Sabah

Islamist party expected to contest 10 seats, gets none.

1 month ago · 2 comments

The snub PAS got in Sabah

Deputy ministers go over the top with Veveonah

Putrajaya should now consider implementing national fibre and connectivity plan in Sabah.

1 month ago · 2 comments

Klang Valley mustn’t be left high and dry again

Malaysians yet to learn hard lesson from previous water pollution cases like toxic chemical waste dumped into Sg Kim Kim.

1 month ago

Klang Valley mustn’t be left high and dry again

When Zawawi takes the high road

PAS man’s focus should be common concerns around which all Malaysians can rally, not others’ religious domains.

1 month ago

When Zawawi takes the high road

When public outrage cannot be wished away

A mere RM1,000 fine has not settled the problem of a minister's disregard for the law.

1 month ago · 3 comments

When public outrage cannot be wished away

Merdeka under the shadow of new normal

Diverse population can – and should – be harnessed into an asset crucial to nation-building.

1 month ago

Merdeka under the shadow of new normal

Project list to account for

In name of transparency, finance minister should disclose all direct negotiations under Pakatan, Perikatan.

2 months ago · 1 comment

Project list to account for

What pandemic tells us about Orang Asli

Neglect of indigenous communities goes against special privileges accorded in constitution.

2 months ago

What pandemic tells us about Orang Asli