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Slander at nation’s peril

Liars and slanderers must not be allowed to freely spread their malice on the internet.

15 minutes ago

Slander at nation’s peril

When accidents befall the builders

Health and safety of workers must take priority.

3 days ago

When accidents befall the builders

The folly of silencing artistic expression

The fiasco is reminiscent of Barisan Nasional's method of shutting down artistes who were critical of the then government.

6 days ago

The folly of silencing artistic expression

Tasik Chini an impending disaster

Unesco site teeming with wildlife faces extinction if pollution continues unabated.

1 week ago

Tasik Chini an impending disaster

Why resistance to fake news laws the way forward

Govt to be lauded for allowing media freedom and free speech even as rumours spread in tandem with Wuhan virus

2 weeks ago

Why resistance to fake news laws the way forward



There are Reds under the bed

Instead of being haunted by a ghost of bygone era, we should focus on more urgent matters.

2 weeks ago

There are Reds under the bed

Why Sg Buloh hospital needs urgent treatment

Since health has a higher budget allocation, the ministry should immediately address the hospital’s problems.

4 weeks ago · 2 comments

Why Sg Buloh hospital needs urgent treatment

Freeing the fourth estate, finally

After 45 years of foot-dragging, a pro tem committee has been formed to set up a council to enable the media to regulate itself.

1 month ago · 1 comment

Freeing the fourth estate, finally

No more sex as tool in political spats

Lack of charges in recent sordid scandals proves AGC no longer weapon to settle scores.

1 month ago · 3 comments

No more sex as tool in political spats

When UniMAP response to exam question begs more questions

It suggests an element of ignorance on the part of the exam setters regarding our social context.

1 month ago · 4 comments

When UniMAP response to exam question begs more questions

New car fleet clashes with austerity drive

Government's plan to order thousands of new vehicles for its officials does not square with pledge to do better by the people. 

1 month ago · 2 comments

New car fleet clashes with austerity drive

Losing Malaysia in 2020

Freedoms expanded under Pakatan Harapan need to be nourished if nation is to thrive.

1 month ago · 2 comments

Losing Malaysia in 2020

Why civilised assembly is vital in democracy

Law should fall on those who threatened violence against contrarian views.

1 month ago · 1 comment

Why civilised assembly is vital in democracy

Performance, not showmanship, please!

Different party is in government, but headlines of policy U-turns and unfulfilled promises remain the same.

1 month ago · 2 comments

Performance, not showmanship, please!

Let’s not call for another May 13

One does not invoke the spectre of a tragic event that left many dead and the country shellshocked, just to make a point.

1 month ago · 6 comments

Let’s not call for another May 13


Making ends meet in New Malaysia

Poverty cuts across racial lines, and Pakatan Harapan should remember its electionn pledges. 

1 month ago

Making ends meet in New Malaysia

Neglect of Lenggong robs us of our past

Archaelogical valley crumbles as govt agencies bicker over funding and jurisdiction.

1 month ago

Neglect of Lenggong robs us of our past

An Islamic summit to reclaim dignity and progress

The deplorable state many Muslim countries are in have largely contributed to the fanning of Islamophobia.

2 months ago

An Islamic summit to reclaim dignity and progress

Young and corruptible

Alarming that the younger generation has acquired bad and contagious practices.

2 months ago

Young and corruptible

Declare assets to enhance public trust

Some opposition lawmakers appear to be giving the finger to principles of transparency, accountability.

2 months ago · 2 comments

Declare assets to enhance public trust

University autonomy to control thought?

It should be used to promote exchange of ideas and intellectual freedom.

2 months ago

Open select committee meetings way to go

Rakyat have a right to know who’s competent, committed to the job while transparency ensures better laws.

2 months ago

Open select committee meetings way to go

Why Muslims’ challenges bigger than molehill

There are more pressing issues to address, such as climate change and corruption.

2 months ago · 4 comments

Why Muslims’ challenges bigger than molehill

A tale of two party assemblies

PKR’s raucous congress is in stark contrast to Umno’s orderly, though sullen, gathering.

2 months ago

A tale of two party assemblies

Why changing govt should be normal thing

Politicians better get used to the possibility that electorate ready to oust any party that fails to deliver.

2 months ago

Why changing govt should be normal thing