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When rules are changed to suit the day

Are there different laws for different folk – even though the virus doesn't discriminate?

20 hours ago

When rules are changed to suit the day

Bonus at cost of Sarawak’s vulnerable

Certain groups face malnutrition, hunger, even death if no financial aid is forthcoming.

4 days ago

Bonus at cost of Sarawak’s vulnerable

Year of living treacherously

Will the real traitor please stand up?

6 days ago · 1 comment

Year of living treacherously

How about a pay cut to show you care?

Artistes like many others also suffering during pandemic, MP’s suggestion just adding to their misery.

1 week ago · 2 comments

How about a pay cut to show you care?

Sorry not the hardest word, Tiong

MP's attack against Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah an unnecessary distraction devoid of finesse.

1 week ago

Sorry not the hardest word, Tiong


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Something about Kamala Harris in Malaysia

TV3 boo-boo, claiming veep-elect daughter of undocumented immigrant, reflects overt and hidden sentiments. 

2 weeks ago · 1 comment

Something about Kamala Harris in Malaysia

Public funds for people’s welfare, not government propaganda

Reviving Jasa at RM85.5 million amid the pandemic is akin to buying a branded handbag on a tight budget.

2 weeks ago

Public funds for people’s welfare, not government propaganda

Why Malaysians must be allowed right of expression

Freedom to criticise government is as basic a need as food and jobs.

3 weeks ago

Why Malaysians must be allowed right of expression

Allocating compassion for suffering Malaysians

Perikatan Nasional ignoring Agong’s call to quit politicking by refusing to allocate funds to opposition MPs.

3 weeks ago

Allocating compassion for suffering Malaysians

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 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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 month ago · 8 comments

Malaysia reaches 2020, no further action required

The essence of humanitarian aid amid pandemic

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

1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month ago · 1 comment

Low marks for ministry’s handling of students

Young politicians should embrace diverse views

Discourse and debate vital for healthy democracy.

2 months 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.

2 months ago · 2 comments

Ku Li’s gripes about inclusive politics