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Challenges of feeding the needy under MCO

Putrajaya should work with civil society groups to ensure food is delivered.

3 days ago · 2 comments

Challenges of feeding the needy under MCO

The vulnerable in infected Malaysian economy

Despite the pandemic, partisan politics is rearing its head as funding is reportedly withdrawn from certain opposition MPs.

6 days ago

The vulnerable in infected Malaysian economy

Why false Covid-19 info is unhealthy

Questionable remedies include drinking cow’s urine, herbal concoctions, eating garlic and hot baths.

1 week ago · 2 comments

Why false Covid-19 info is unhealthy

Common sense required, not army patrols

What is required is simple – straight talk that the Covid-19 virus does not discriminate and kills.

1 week ago · 5 comments

Common sense required, not army patrols

Caring for Covid-19 frontliners

Keeping ourselves safe through social distancing one way of showing indebtedness to medical workers.

1 week ago

Caring for Covid-19 frontliners



Where’s the FAQs about Malaysia’s movement controls?

Unprecedented lockdown poorly thought out as govt takes on Covid-19 outbreak.

2 weeks ago · 2 comments

Where’s the FAQs about Malaysia’s movement controls?

Why Covid-19 needs our undivided attention

Putrajaya should be vigilant on economic slowdown instead of policing stewardess uniforms.

2 weeks ago · 1 comment

Why Covid-19 needs our undivided attention

Taking charge as Covid-19 cases rise

Don't wait for the authorities to act, but take matters into your own hands – which should also be washed regularly and often.

2 weeks ago · 3 comments

Taking charge as Covid-19 cases rise

El Salvador declares state of emergency over coronavirus

Country has yet to record a confirmed case of the Covid-19. 

2 weeks ago

El Salvador declares state of emergency over coronavirus

We’re watching, environment minister

Though quick to show he is ready to learn, Tuan Ibrahim's defence of logging in Kelantan raises eyebrows

2 weeks ago · 2 comments

We’re watching, environment minister

All hands on deck for Covid-19

Social distancing, stop touching the face among steps Malaysians can take to stop spread of virus.

2 weeks ago

All hands on deck for Covid-19

For whom does this cabinet deliver?

PM forced to appease scratch coalition, making for bloated number of ministers, deputies.

3 weeks ago · 11 comments

For whom does this cabinet deliver?

When ‘Malay demands’ come knocking on Perikatan Nasional door  

Muafakat nasional pact’s survival depends on painting themselves as staunch protectors of race, culture, Islam and royalty.

3 weeks ago · 5 comments

When ‘Malay demands’ come knocking on Perikatan Nasional door  

What lies ahead for media in post-Pakatan Malaysia?

Perikatan Nasional partners are not known as press freedom advocates.

3 weeks ago

What lies ahead for media in post-Pakatan Malaysia?

A week-long search for integrity

Malaysians who voted for reform are disappointed with the outcome of last week’s political crisis.

4 weeks ago · 3 comments

A week-long search for integrity


Malaysia, Pakatan damaged by recalcitrant MPs

Leaders are openly consorting with political foes from BN – some who are on trial for multiple corruption charges.

1 month ago · 7 comments

Malaysia, Pakatan damaged by recalcitrant MPs

Hello, is anyone thinking about the country?

Have the people been betrayed by the leader they voted in to end corruption and power abuse?

1 month ago · 5 comments

Hello, is anyone thinking about the country?

Focus on economy, not power

The Pakatan Harapan government needs to do more to get the economy up to speed.

1 month ago · 2 comments

Focus on economy, not power

Slander at nation’s peril

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

1 month ago · 3 comments

Slander at nation’s peril

When accidents befall the builders

Health and safety of workers must take priority.

1 month 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.

1 month ago

The folly of silencing artistic expression

Tasik Chini an impending disaster

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

1 month 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

1 month 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 months 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.

2 months ago · 2 comments

Why Sg Buloh hospital needs urgent treatment