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Why we can’t burn bridges

Divisive politics don’t bode well for a diverse Malaysia.

Sunday, 27 Nov 2022 07:00 AM

Why we can’t burn bridges

Challenges of a hung parliament

PAS has hastened to assure Sabah, Sarawak that it will not set oppress non-Muslims if takes power.

Wednesday, 23 Nov 2022 11:01 AM · 1 comment

Challenges of a hung parliament

GE15 winners and losers

PAS sweeps in from the cold while many political heavyweights are stretchered off the field.

Sunday, 20 Nov 2022 11:38 AM

GE15 winners and losers

Perfect storm lifts PAS to new heights

Islamist party benefits most from rising tide of religiosity, ebbing Malay leadership.

Sunday, 20 Nov 2022 07:00 AM

Perfect storm lifts PAS to new heights

Hate has no place in nation building

Politicians shouldn’t sow hostility to win votes.

Saturday, 19 Nov 2022 11:22 AM

Hate has no place in nation building


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Voting for our future

Many Malaysians disillusioned after 2020 Sheraton Move led to collapse of Pakatan Harapan government.

Friday, 18 Nov 2022 07:00 AM

Voting for our future

When MPs miss parliamentary sittings

Given their role in representing those who voted for them, abseenteeism is a dereliction of duty.

Monday, 14 Nov 2022 11:48 AM

When MPs miss parliamentary sittings

Why election candidates must bare their assets

It is hoped that politicians declare their net worth in the interest of transparency and anti-graft efforts.

Friday, 11 Nov 2022 11:00 AM

Why election candidates must bare their assets

Why do voters need ice cream, petrol and beer?

The money politics beast rears its head once again, with reports of campaigners doling out freebies and cash.

Wednesday, 09 Nov 2022 07:00 AM

Why do voters need ice cream, petrol and beer?

Biased TV news segment stokes racial sentiments

Astro channel calls on Malay voters to prevent rise of non-Bumiputera politicians.

Monday, 07 Nov 2022 11:00 AM

Biased TV news segment stokes racial sentiments

Mother of all elections or a circus?

Parties appear to have scraped the bottom of the barrel to field a candidate for each of the 222 federal seats.

Friday, 04 Nov 2022 02:00 PM

Mother of all elections or a circus?

When MIC tries to flex its frail muscles

Is party sulking over other Indian pacts being given seats?

Thursday, 03 Nov 2022 08:21 PM

When MIC tries to flex its frail muscles

Dressing up ‘properly’ for convocation

UKM invites backlash for banning traditional attires of Chinese and Indians.

Tuesday, 01 Nov 2022 11:00 AM · 1 comment

Dressing up ‘properly’ for convocation

When hardworking politicians are put out to pasture

Changes to the nomination list be a source of intra-party conflicts and disappointments.

Sunday, 30 Oct 2022 11:14 AM · 1 comment

When hardworking politicians are put out to pasture

Royalties only part of the story for film industry

What about censorship's effects on creativity?

Friday, 28 Oct 2022 07:47 PM

Royalties only part of the story for film industry


Who gives a toss about thosai?

Of political mileage gains and dangling carrots in front of Indian community.

Monday, 24 Oct 2022 08:16 PM

Who gives a toss about thosai?

Who’s under your bed?

Outrageous labelling has the effect of short-circuiting clarification or discussion for the benefit of the uninformed.

Sunday, 23 Oct 2022 07:00 AM

Who’s under your bed?

Why Johor checkpoint should be voter-friendly

Malaysians must be allowed to exercise their right.

Thursday, 20 Oct 2022 07:00 AM

Why Johor checkpoint should be voter-friendly

Is criticism ‘haram’ in our school education system?

Teacher who dares to speak up finds himself in the crosshairs of education authority.

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2022 07:00 AM · 1 comment

Is criticism ‘haram’ in our school education system?

Is this a slip of the tongue by Zahid?

Observers agog at Umno leader’s galling justification for forcing a general election.

Wednesday, 12 Oct 2022 07:55 PM

Is this a slip of the tongue by Zahid?

Bracing for floods in Zahid’s snap election

The campaigning deluge is upon us while the court cluster scrambles for the lifejackets.

Tuesday, 11 Oct 2022 08:00 PM

Bracing for floods in Zahid’s snap election

Life in the slammer may never be the same again

Some might hail Najib Razak as a reformist for attempting to forge changes to the prison institution.

Thursday, 06 Oct 2022 07:50 PM · 1 comment

Life in the slammer may never be the same again

No room for dissent

Umno's sacking of Zaharin Mohd Yasin shows hostility to diversity of opinions.

Monday, 03 Oct 2022 11:00 AM

No room for dissent

When the line is crossed

Let's not allow the blurring of right and wrong to become normalised.

Thursday, 29 Sep 2022 11:00 AM

When the line is crossed

Seeking forgiveness to a Ti

Deputy minister’s well-meaning comments miss their mark as public recoils at double standard for Najib treatment.

Monday, 26 Sep 2022 11:00 AM · 1 comment

Seeking forgiveness to a Ti