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Freeing the fourth estate, finally

After 45 years of foot-dragging, a pro tem committee has been formed to set up a council to enable the media to regulate itself.

2 months ago · 1 comment

Freeing the fourth estate, finally

No more sex as tool in political spats

Lack of charges in recent sordid scandals proves AGC no longer weapon to settle scores.

2 months ago · 3 comments

No more sex as tool in political spats

When UniMAP response to exam question begs more questions

It suggests an element of ignorance on the part of the exam setters regarding our social context.

2 months ago · 4 comments

When UniMAP response to exam question begs more questions

New car fleet clashes with austerity drive

Government's plan to order thousands of new vehicles for its officials does not square with pledge to do better by the people. 

2 months ago · 2 comments

New car fleet clashes with austerity drive

Losing Malaysia in 2020

Freedoms expanded under Pakatan Harapan need to be nourished if nation is to thrive.

2 months ago · 2 comments

Losing Malaysia in 2020


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Why civilised assembly is vital in democracy

Law should fall on those who threatened violence against contrarian views.

3 months ago · 1 comment

Why civilised assembly is vital in democracy

Performance, not showmanship, please!

Different party is in government, but headlines of policy U-turns and unfulfilled promises remain the same.

3 months ago · 2 comments

Performance, not showmanship, please!

Let’s not call for another May 13

One does not invoke the spectre of a tragic event that left many dead and the country shellshocked, just to make a point.

3 months ago · 6 comments

Let’s not call for another May 13

Making ends meet in New Malaysia

Poverty cuts across racial lines, and Pakatan Harapan should remember its electionn pledges. 

3 months ago

Making ends meet in New Malaysia

Neglect of Lenggong robs us of our past

Archaelogical valley crumbles as govt agencies bicker over funding and jurisdiction.

3 months ago

Neglect of Lenggong robs us of our past

An Islamic summit to reclaim dignity and progress

The deplorable state many Muslim countries are in have largely contributed to the fanning of Islamophobia.

3 months ago

An Islamic summit to reclaim dignity and progress

Young and corruptible

Alarming that the younger generation has acquired bad and contagious practices.

3 months ago

Young and corruptible

Declare assets to enhance public trust

Some opposition lawmakers appear to be giving the finger to principles of transparency, accountability.

3 months ago · 2 comments

Declare assets to enhance public trust

University autonomy to control thought?

It should be used to promote exchange of ideas and intellectual freedom.

3 months ago

Open select committee meetings way to go

Rakyat have a right to know who’s competent, committed to the job while transparency ensures better laws.

3 months ago

Open select committee meetings way to go


Why Muslims’ challenges bigger than molehill

There are more pressing issues to address, such as climate change and corruption.

3 months ago · 4 comments

Why Muslims’ challenges bigger than molehill

A tale of two party assemblies

PKR’s raucous congress is in stark contrast to Umno’s orderly, though sullen, gathering.

3 months ago

A tale of two party assemblies

Why changing govt should be normal thing

Politicians better get used to the possibility that electorate ready to oust any party that fails to deliver.

3 months ago

Why changing govt should be normal thing

When a communist ghost still haunts

Spectre of Chin Peng rattles some Malaysians even though communism lost its traction a long time ago.

3 months ago · 1 comment

When a communist ghost still haunts

If a parliament is as good as its members

It’s time for MPs to reflect on their recent misconduct, absenteeism.

4 months ago · 2 comments

If a parliament is as good as its members

More women firefighters needed to break the glass ceiling

More still must be done to meet stipulated 30% quota for women in certain sectors.

4 months ago

More women firefighters needed to break the glass ceiling

Band-aid and Orang Asli’s trampled rights

Malaysia needs to stop treating its indigenous people as second-class citizens.

4 months ago

Band-aid and Orang Asli’s trampled rights

When Netflix is afflicted by parental love

Streaming service rival chief executive looking to play moral guardian for parents who apparently cannot.

4 months ago · 1 comment

When Netflix is afflicted by parental love

Performance, not shenanigans

Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali needs to prove his worth in cabinet, win back voter respect.

4 months ago · 3 comments

Performance, not shenanigans

Elections and promises, promises

Pakatan needs to think about what more it can do to keep its election pledges.

4 months ago · 3 comments

Elections and promises, promises