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The problem with housing ‘online ambassadors’

Use of staff ‘volunteers’ detracts from their original duties.

Sunday, 23 Jun 2024 08:00 AM

The problem with housing ‘online ambassadors’

Lessons for Anwar from diesel subsidy cut

Govt should have opted for incremental approach.

Wednesday, 19 Jun 2024 08:00 AM

Lessons for Anwar from diesel subsidy cut

Do electoral ethics only apply to the opposition?

Unethical practice of announcing govt aid before polls must not be normalised. 

Monday, 17 Jun 2024 08:00 AM

Do electoral ethics only apply to the opposition?

The glorified myth of Hang Tuah and the misuse of funds

Is the state funding the whimsies of its politicians?

Wednesday, 12 Jun 2024 08:00 AM · 3 comments

The glorified myth of Hang Tuah and the misuse of funds

You wouldn’t like it if it was the other way round

Why are the authorities allowing Muslim preachers to get away with illegal behaviour?

Tuesday, 11 Jun 2024 08:00 AM · 1 comment

You wouldn’t like it if it was the other way round


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Make schools a safer place for the young

Authorities ought to ensure students learn in safe, healthy environment.

Monday, 10 Jun 2024 08:00 AM

Make schools a safer place for the young

Sabah within rights to run own MM2H programme

Immigration Act gives state autonomy over visas and permits.

Sunday, 09 Jun 2024 08:00 AM

Sabah within rights to run own MM2H programme

Seeking a cure for our healthcare system

Malaysian medical specialists working abroad must be allowed return home to work.

Wednesday, 05 Jun 2024 08:00 AM · 2 comments

Seeking a cure for our healthcare system

Blindspots in the National Semiconductor Strategy

 The NSS high level strategy has plunged with significant blindspots.

Tuesday, 04 Jun 2024 04:00 PM

Blindspots in the National Semiconductor Strategy

Expanding print media law to govern online content will hurt press freedom

Reformist govt would abolish repressive PPPA, not strengthen it.

Thursday, 30 May 2024 08:00 AM

Expanding print media law to govern online content will hurt press freedom

A disservice to orangutans

Malaysian politicians seem to be taking endangered animal for granted.

Tuesday, 28 May 2024 08:00 AM

A disservice to orangutans

What happens when you’re ‘Just Joking!’ in Malaysia

People should not be afraid to laugh at themselves. 

Friday, 24 May 2024 08:00 AM

What happens when you’re ‘Just Joking!’ in Malaysia

Malaysia’s struggle to stay healthy

Surveys show obesity on the rise among children and adults.

Thursday, 23 May 2024 08:00 AM · 1 comment

Malaysia’s struggle to stay healthy

When it comes to religion, respect is a two-way street

Monitor, combat insults against non-Islamic faiths too.

Tuesday, 21 May 2024 08:00 AM

When it comes to religion, respect is a two-way street

Rooting out causes of fallen trees

Must more be felled in a knee-jerk reaction to recent events?

Friday, 17 May 2024 08:00 AM

Rooting out causes of fallen trees


How press freedom is curbed in Malaysia

From print permits to press cards, media can be muzzled in relatively subtle ways.

Saturday, 11 May 2024 08:00 AM

How press freedom is curbed in Malaysia

Of fake titles and entitlement

Not every Datuk deserves respect and admiration.

Thursday, 09 May 2024 08:00 AM

Of fake titles and entitlement

Appealing to baser instincts in Kuala Kubu Baharu

Race and religion rear their heads once more on the campaign trail.

Friday, 03 May 2024 08:00 AM

Appealing to baser instincts in Kuala Kubu Baharu

The line between Raya and ‘pilihanraya’

Did the recent state-sponsored open house in KKB breach election law?

Monday, 29 Apr 2024 08:00 AM

The line between Raya and ‘pilihanraya’

Troubling state of human rights in Malaysia

International reports bring country into disrepute.

Friday, 26 Apr 2024 08:00 AM

Troubling state of human rights in Malaysia

‘Rat route’ to being Malaysian

15 Chinese men in Perak who helped Malay travellers deserve applause.

Tuesday, 23 Apr 2024 08:00 AM

‘Rat route’ to being Malaysian

It's Malaysian politics, stupid

Ministers resort to name-calling.

Saturday, 20 Apr 2024 08:00 AM · 1 comment

It's Malaysian politics, stupid

Why is the government’s communication strategy failing?

After more than 2 years in business, the new administration continues to struggle to communicate effectively. 

Thursday, 11 Apr 2024 08:00 AM

Why is the government’s communication strategy failing?

Much ado about student dress code

Should universities dictate what young scholars are allowed to wear?

Tuesday, 09 Apr 2024 08:00 AM · 1 comment

Much ado about student dress code

One nation, 2 standards

Some appear to have a free pass to insult minorities, others are punished for the slightest slip in language.

Saturday, 06 Apr 2024 08:00 AM

One nation, 2 standards