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Why bipartisan aid serves the needy better

To include more groups doesn’t dilute the importance of the government as the primary aid provider.

7 hours ago · 1 comment

Why bipartisan aid serves the needy better

Sacrificed for Sabah leap

Politicians exploiting resource-rich state for personal ends.

5 days ago

Sacrificed for Sabah leap

Calling out ’supremacy' of Malay community  

No group that is smug about its corrupt leaders has call to feel pride.

1 week ago · 2 comments

Calling out ’supremacy' of Malay community  

Is GE15 a good idea amid Covid-19 spike?  

Voters more concerned about economy, sick and tired of constant politicking.

1 week ago

Is GE15 a good idea amid Covid-19 spike?  

Much ado about Finas licensing

Communication minister has touched a raw nerve with social media users.

1 week ago

Much ado about Finas licensing


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Reputable young Malaysians wanted

Formal politics are not conducive for young politicians as the old guards still cling to power.

2 weeks ago

Reputable young Malaysians wanted

For the love of tanah airku

Patriotism can be nurtured in many ways, not just in structured programmes pushed by Putrajaya.

2 weeks ago

For the love of tanah airku

Resisting male-volence in Malaysian politics

Sexist and derogatory remarks take away seriousness of issues brought up in Dewan Rakyat.

3 weeks ago

Resisting male-volence in Malaysian politics

When decorum flies out parliamentary window

Lawmakers should learn from young organisers of Parlimen Digital where no one resorted to racist or sexist remarks.

3 weeks ago · 1 comment

When decorum flies out parliamentary window

Investigating the Investigative journalism of Al Jazeera

It is regrettable the government has deprived a worldwide audience of its side of the tale by its refusal to speak to the news channel.

3 weeks ago · 1 comment

Investigating the Investigative journalism of Al Jazeera

Hurling criticisms as democratic practice

Malaysian politicians appear unwilling to weather public disdain, regardless of performance as public servants.

1 month ago · 3 comments

Hurling criticisms as democratic practice

Educating Orang Asli and other Malaysians

Indigenous people should be treated with dignity, and learnig about their culture will foster that. 

1 month ago · 1 comment

Educating Orang Asli and other Malaysians

Why vigilance vital during RMCO

Although many public activities are allowed, the public must continue to take precautions.

1 month ago · 1 comment

Why vigilance vital during RMCO

Malaysia’s academia changing with the times?

So-called ivory tower has vital role to play in educating the people on current state of politics.

1 month ago · 2 comments

Malaysia’s academia changing with the times?

Why #BlackLivesMatter here

Diversity and differences are also considered irritants in some areas of life in Malaysia, which we need to address squarely.

1 month ago

Why #BlackLivesMatter here


When nationality intrudes in prayers

Discriminatory measures alienate migrant workers and violate the spirit of Muslim brotherhood.

1 month ago

When nationality intrudes in prayers

Hospital cleaners’ lives matter too

Essential workers face low wages, long hours and lack of personal protective equipment.

1 month ago

Hospital cleaners’ lives matter too

Challenge for former Miss Universe Malaysia

George Floyd victim of many decades of racism, discrimination in African-American lives.

2 months ago · 3 comments

Challenge for former Miss Universe Malaysia

Danger of politicians helming govt agencies

Immoral to make ordinary folk, especially younger generation, foot the bill.

2 months ago · 4 comments

Danger of politicians helming govt agencies

An odd day in Parliament

Perikatan Nasional fears scrutiny with one day sitting with critics questioning constitutional legality.

2 months ago

An odd day in Parliament

Don’t rakyat count in political numbers game?

Long road ahead to realise anti-hopping law, but start must be made.

2 months ago · 4 comments

Don’t rakyat count in political numbers game?

Covid-19 not an excuse to restrict media coverage of Parliament

Social distancing measures should not bar journalists from covering first sitting of the year.

2 months ago

Covid-19 not an excuse to restrict media coverage of Parliament

’Sheraton Move’ turns anniversary of triumph into one of dashed hopes

Bloodless coup leaves Malaysians less than sanguine about their future.

2 months ago · 5 comments

’Sheraton Move’ turns anniversary of triumph into one of dashed hopes

All that glitters in pawnshops is not gold

Grim reminder of economic hardship facing many Malaysians.

3 months ago

All that glitters in pawnshops is not gold

Reality of reopening the economy after the MCO

Authorities need to hammer out the details together or more businesses will close, resulting in more unemployment.

3 months ago

Reality of reopening the economy after the MCO