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Why discrimination is bad ‘education’ for students

For society to move forward, there must be mutual respect for and understanding of different cultures.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 11:00 AM

Why discrimination is bad ‘education’ for students

Living together in pursuit of Malaysia

Toxic peninsular culture of racial, religious politics, bigotry proving too divisive for East Malaysians.

Thursday, 16 Sep 2021 11:00 AM

Living together in pursuit of Malaysia

Why government should stop mistreating mothers of stateless children

Emotional subject exposes double standard in administration, more so with Malaysia’s bid for UN rights council.

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021 11:54 AM

Why government should stop mistreating mothers of stateless children

Ahmad Maslan’s bid for deputy speaker

Umno secretary-general’s proposal to create additional posts draws hilarious and angry responses from concerned Malaysians.

Sunday, 12 Sep 2021 02:41 PM

Ahmad Maslan’s bid for deputy speaker

Let media freedom thrive in Parliament

Restriction appears jarring in midst of institutional reforms offer by government.

Saturday, 11 Sep 2021 02:33 PM

Let media freedom thrive in Parliament


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Saving the precious forest reserve in Selangor

People power made it possible throughout 18-month campaign.

Friday, 10 Sep 2021 02:32 PM

Saving the precious forest reserve in Selangor

That ‘elusive’ vote in Parliament

To hold the confidence vote is to heed the Agong’s decree.

Monday, 06 Sep 2021 01:13 PM

That ‘elusive’ vote in Parliament

Special envoys court domestic unease

Why the need for trio’s reappointment when there are diplomats already stationed in the three regions?

Saturday, 04 Sep 2021 12:40 PM · 3 comments

Special envoys court domestic unease

Selangor, don’t be deaf to the people’s objections

Worries remain despite deferment of degazettement of the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve.

Thursday, 02 Sep 2021 11:00 AM

Selangor, don’t be deaf to the people’s objections

A Merdeka to celebrate amid a pandemic

Crisis galvanises ordinary folk to come together, help the needy, press for change.

Tuesday, 31 Aug 2021 11:00 AM

A Merdeka to celebrate amid a pandemic

When a new cabinet looks worn out

Hardly a surprise when Malaysians mock Ismail Sabri’s line-up.

Saturday, 28 Aug 2021 11:03 AM

When a new cabinet looks worn out

Woes of a cabinet maker

Purported lists of members in Ismail Sabri’s administration – new faces and uninspiring ones – make their rounds on social media.

Thursday, 26 Aug 2021 12:14 PM

Woes of a cabinet maker

‘Family’ hope for a healed Malaysia

New PM has a lot of persuading to do if he wants to win over the sceptics.

Tuesday, 24 Aug 2021 11:00 AM

‘Family’ hope for a healed Malaysia

Why Muhyiddin Yassin is relieved

8th prime minister’s short tenure enables him to appreciate top post’s heavy and demanding duties.

Sunday, 22 Aug 2021 01:25 PM

Why Muhyiddin Yassin is relieved

Watching the political spectacle from the sidelines

Some voters feel alienated from democratic process of electing a govt, with lawmakers’ shenanigans.

Friday, 20 Aug 2021 10:13 AM

Watching the political spectacle from the sidelines


What does it take to care, Perikatan?

Muhyiddin's time as prime minister marred by inept leadership and indifference to the people's welfare.

Tuesday, 17 Aug 2021 11:00 AM · 3 comments

What does it take to care, Perikatan?

The undignified silence of the Dewan Rakyat

Confusion, disagreement, accusation reign among officers trusted to protect interests of Parliament, democracy.

Sunday, 15 Aug 2021 11:00 AM

The undignified silence of the Dewan Rakyat

An offer dead on arrival

Muhyiddin Yassin’s seven-point offer on national TV shameless and shameful.

Friday, 13 Aug 2021 10:54 PM · 4 comments

An offer dead on arrival

Forced respect for leaders

Some seem to have forgotten that respect, let alone adulation, has to be earned.

Thursday, 12 Aug 2021 11:00 AM · 2 comments

Forced respect for leaders

Speaking cautiously of a government change

Wan Junaidi rich in his comments about Pakatan trying to topple govt, given his part in same last year.

Tuesday, 10 Aug 2021 12:32 PM · 1 comment

Speaking cautiously of a government change

‘Durian runtuh’ in August

The last thing Malaysians need now is a fight over the numbers.

Sunday, 08 Aug 2021 11:13 AM

‘Durian runtuh’ in August

Is the Bandaraya Move a circle jerk?

Malaysians need action, not politicians posing as pop group members on stage auditioning for leadership.

Friday, 06 Aug 2021 09:30 PM · 2 comments

Is the Bandaraya Move a circle jerk?

A guide to being a selfless politician

Political aspirants would do well to take a tip or two from Dr Mahathir.

Friday, 06 Aug 2021 11:44 AM

A guide to being a selfless politician

Another restart for Malaysia by the end of today?

Umno’s withdrawal of support for Muhyiddin Yassin leaves him in a precarious position.

Wednesday, 04 Aug 2021 10:50 AM

Another restart for Malaysia by the end of today?

The long and winding road to Parliament 

MPs’ resolve to get to Dewan is matched by government’s determination to bar their way.

Tuesday, 03 Aug 2021 11:35 AM

The long and winding road to Parliament