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When teachers lack empathy

Educators are supposed to inspire their charges, not make them give up their studies.

Friday, 01 Apr 2022 11:00 AM

When teachers lack empathy

MySejahtera gets private booster shot

Public trust in app wanes.

Wednesday, 30 Mar 2022 11:00 AM · 2 comments

MySejahtera gets private booster shot

MPs face off over Sosma

Absenteeism, ‘unappealing face’ cannot be used as indirect means to vote a motion down.

Sunday, 27 Mar 2022 02:00 PM

MPs face off over Sosma

Why we’re actually Hollywood material

The shenanighans of Malaysia's political elites dwarf the occasional sex scene in terms of material ripe for film-making.

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2022 11:00 AM · 1 comment

Why we’re actually Hollywood material

The pangs of PAS’ political polygamy

Muafakat Nasional on the rocks even as Islamist party still works with Umno in Putrajaya.

Sunday, 20 Mar 2022 07:04 PM

The pangs of PAS’ political polygamy


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After Johor drubbing, is there ‘Harapan’ for Pakatan?

It remains to be seen if coalition can stop the infighting and present united front to lead the country.

Wednesday, 16 Mar 2022 11:00 AM

After Johor drubbing, is there ‘Harapan’ for Pakatan?

When politicians shoot their mouths off in Johor

Umno’s Hasni Mohammad, PAS’ Nik Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah grab headlines for the wrong reasons.

Sunday, 13 Mar 2022 11:17 AM

When politicians shoot their mouths off in Johor

May Johor voters get what they deserve

They should not drop their guard when it comes to dealing with political chameleons.

Friday, 11 Mar 2022 11:55 AM

May Johor voters get what they deserve

Living like ‘Bossku’

Najib Razak – political cunningness or an act of bravado?

Monday, 07 Mar 2022 11:31 AM · 2 comments

Living like ‘Bossku’

Youth, women, newbie parties to compete in ‘crowded’ Johor polls

Straight fights rendered impossible in upcoming state elections.

Thursday, 03 Mar 2022 10:50 AM

Youth, women, newbie parties to compete in ‘crowded’ Johor polls

As Indira Gandhi suffers, our humanity erodes

Some in the community lack compassion, sense of justice.

Sunday, 27 Feb 2022 11:00 AM

As Indira Gandhi suffers, our humanity erodes

When politicians meet freedom of expression 

Hard-won rights and liberties are easy to lose if we're not careful.

Sunday, 20 Feb 2022 07:00 AM

When politicians meet freedom of expression 

When mother Loh’s heart gets broken

Effort to reunite with her three children hits a snag.

Thursday, 17 Feb 2022 11:00 AM · 1 comment

When mother Loh’s heart gets broken

Dreaming of a good SPM oral exam

Question about ideal wedding leaves people wondering: what were the examiners thinking?

Monday, 14 Feb 2022 01:03 PM

Dreaming of a good SPM oral exam

When Najib and Muhyiddin help fellow Malaysians find a traitor

Once prime minister and deputy use social media to point finger at each other.

Sunday, 13 Feb 2022 01:00 PM

When Najib and Muhyiddin help fellow Malaysians find a traitor


Why Hadi’s Taliban meet needs to be explained clearly

Sik MP Ahmad Tarmizi Sulaiman’s response to criticism of the meeting is hardly a cogent enough explanation for ordinary Malaysians.

Thursday, 10 Feb 2022 11:00 AM · 1 comment

What the Johor polls should remind young voters

They ought to have idea of what a better Johor – and Malaysia – should be like before casting their ballot.

Monday, 07 Feb 2022 07:00 AM

What the Johor polls should remind young voters

Marry in haste, repent in Johor

Malaysians watch in consternation as political allies break up, loudly and acrimoniously, ahead of elections.

Tuesday, 01 Feb 2022 11:51 AM · 3 comments

Marry in haste, repent in Johor

Pakatan parties at logo-heads

PKR’s ‘big baggage’ reasoning to use own symbol is baffling.

Thursday, 27 Jan 2022 07:06 PM

Pakatan parties at logo-heads

Why deforestation may get you mauled

When the Kelantan Forestry Department director talks tiger habitats, brace for a warped tangential logic.

Tuesday, 25 Jan 2022 10:39 AM

Why deforestation may get you mauled

A political act ready to be aped

Much like orangutans that swing from one branch to another when there is danger, humans, too, will jump between parties to cling to power

Sunday, 23 Jan 2022 11:00 AM

A political act ready to be aped

Good governance needs public trust

Serious disconnect exists between institutions and the people.

Friday, 21 Jan 2022 11:00 AM

Good governance needs public trust

Stateless in Malaysia

There are thousands of Rohanas in the country whose plights are not reported by the media.

Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022 11:42 AM

Stateless in Malaysia

When all hell breaks loose at the mosque

God deliver us from the wrath of pious men.

Saturday, 15 Jan 2022 11:19 AM · 2 comments

When all hell breaks loose at the mosque

The incomplete Abu Zahar press conference

Does he think the board members’ stand on Azam Baki was not a principled one?

Wednesday, 12 Jan 2022 12:31 PM · 1 comment