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Resisting male-volence in Malaysian politics

Sexist and derogatory remarks take away seriousness of issues brought up in Dewan Rakyat.

2 months ago

Resisting male-volence in Malaysian politics

When decorum flies out parliamentary window

Lawmakers should learn from young organisers of Parlimen Digital where no one resorted to racist or sexist remarks.

2 months ago · 1 comment

When decorum flies out parliamentary window

Investigating the Investigative journalism of Al Jazeera

It is regrettable the government has deprived a worldwide audience of its side of the tale by its refusal to speak to the news channel.

2 months ago · 1 comment

Investigating the Investigative journalism of Al Jazeera

Hurling criticisms as democratic practice

Malaysian politicians appear unwilling to weather public disdain, regardless of performance as public servants.

2 months ago · 3 comments

Hurling criticisms as democratic practice

Educating Orang Asli and other Malaysians

Indigenous people should be treated with dignity, and learnig about their culture will foster that. 

3 months ago · 1 comment

Educating Orang Asli and other Malaysians



Why vigilance vital during RMCO

Although many public activities are allowed, the public must continue to take precautions.

3 months ago · 1 comment

Why vigilance vital during RMCO

Malaysia’s academia changing with the times?

So-called ivory tower has vital role to play in educating the people on current state of politics.

3 months ago · 2 comments

Malaysia’s academia changing with the times?

Why #BlackLivesMatter here

Diversity and differences are also considered irritants in some areas of life in Malaysia, which we need to address squarely.

3 months ago

Why #BlackLivesMatter here

When nationality intrudes in prayers

Discriminatory measures alienate migrant workers and violate the spirit of Muslim brotherhood.

3 months ago

When nationality intrudes in prayers

Hospital cleaners’ lives matter too

Essential workers face low wages, long hours and lack of personal protective equipment.

3 months ago

Hospital cleaners’ lives matter too

Challenge for former Miss Universe Malaysia

George Floyd victim of many decades of racism, discrimination in African-American lives.

3 months ago · 3 comments

Challenge for former Miss Universe Malaysia

Danger of politicians helming govt agencies

Immoral to make ordinary folk, especially younger generation, foot the bill.

4 months ago · 4 comments

Danger of politicians helming govt agencies

An odd day in Parliament

Perikatan Nasional fears scrutiny with one day sitting with critics questioning constitutional legality.

4 months ago

An odd day in Parliament

Don’t rakyat count in political numbers game?

Long road ahead to realise anti-hopping law, but start must be made.

4 months ago · 4 comments

Don’t rakyat count in political numbers game?

Covid-19 not an excuse to restrict media coverage of Parliament

Social distancing measures should not bar journalists from covering first sitting of the year.

4 months ago

Covid-19 not an excuse to restrict media coverage of Parliament


’Sheraton Move’ turns anniversary of triumph into one of dashed hopes

Bloodless coup leaves Malaysians less than sanguine about their future.

4 months ago · 5 comments

’Sheraton Move’ turns anniversary of triumph into one of dashed hopes

All that glitters in pawnshops is not gold

Grim reminder of economic hardship facing many Malaysians.

4 months ago

All that glitters in pawnshops is not gold

Reality of reopening the economy after the MCO

Authorities need to hammer out the details together or more businesses will close, resulting in more unemployment.

4 months ago

Reality of reopening the economy after the MCO

The arts for new normal Malaysia

Artists, artistes can’t survive Covid-19 scenario without govt help.

4 months ago

The arts for new normal Malaysia

Starting life anew amid Covid-19

Relaxed movement guidelines offer chance for Malaysians to start rebuilding lives, despite ongoing virus risk.

4 months ago · 1 comment

Starting life anew amid Covid-19

Charity given wicked twist in Malaysia

Ustaz Ebit Lew among those vilified for extending helping hand to needy while country battles Covid-19.

5 months ago

Charity given wicked twist in Malaysia

Living with xenophobia and Covid-19

As the pandemic drags on, humanitarian values of some Malaysians are put to the test.

5 months ago

Living with xenophobia and Covid-19

When's a good time to lift the MCO?

Quest to flatten curve shows gains, but also inflicts pain in other sectors, with more losing jobs or earning less pay.

5 months ago · 2 comments

When's a good time to lift the MCO?

A thought about Noor Hisham’s birthday wish

Social distancing is a luxury not afforded by some of the less fortunate.

5 months ago

A thought about Noor Hisham’s birthday wish

When the famous flout MCO

If ordinary folk who disregard govt directive are arrested on the spot, why not politicians, too?

5 months ago · 5 comments

When the famous flout MCO