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Black protest for a brighter Malaysia

On display was youthful idealism that seeks good governance, accountability, functioning democracy, freedom and justice.

Monday, 02 Aug 2021 01:00 PM · 1 comment

Black protest for a brighter Malaysia

Let not hate divide us

It is disturbing that certain leaders of political parties thrive on the insecurities of members to bring about unnecessary social anxiety. 

Sunday, 01 Aug 2021 12:29 PM

Let not hate divide us

After king's rebuke, what happens to the emergency laws?

Will these laws be tabled or laid before the Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara today before both houses convene next week? 

Thursday, 29 Jul 2021 02:48 PM · 1 comment

After king's rebuke, what happens to the emergency laws?

A Parliament of sound and fury

There’s no place for cliff-hangers or lap dogs in the august house.

Tuesday, 27 Jul 2021 08:59 PM

A Parliament of sound and fury

Contract doctors striking out their Hippocratic Oath?

Hartal mounted as the last resort to tell the government that their plight must be addressed urgently.

Monday, 26 Jul 2021 03:01 PM · 4 comments

Contract doctors striking out their Hippocratic Oath?


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When art imitates harsh realities

Industry encountering financial, operational difficulties arising from rolling lockdowns and physical distancing requirements.

Saturday, 24 Jul 2021 11:49 AM · 1 comment

When art imitates harsh realities

A debatable Dewan Rakyat sitting

Will there be room for discussion or will the MPs merely be 'briefed' by the cabinet?

Wednesday, 21 Jul 2021 11:00 AM

Transparency a weapon in war against pandemic

Exposure of errors serves to educate both the people and misguided officials.

Saturday, 17 Jul 2021 02:26 PM

Transparency a weapon in war against pandemic

Living the hard life in pandemic-stricken Malaysia

Ordinary people at wit’s end attempting to put food on the table.

Wednesday, 14 Jul 2021 01:16 PM

Living the hard life in pandemic-stricken Malaysia

Let not our healthcare system reach its breaking point

It doesn’t help that certain health officials seem to be in denial of the dire situation hospitals are in.

Monday, 12 Jul 2021 10:48 AM

Let not our healthcare system reach its breaking point

Why brief encounter in Parliament isn’t enough for rakyat

Five-day session based on political manoeuvring unjust, with thousands dead, health service on brink of collapse, economy in ruins.

Friday, 09 Jul 2021 11:07 AM

Why brief encounter in Parliament isn’t enough for rakyat

A total failure, even in empathy

An apathetic government leaves the people to their own devices.

Monday, 05 Jul 2021 02:00 PM

A total failure, even in empathy

A head buried in sand raises two flags in hand

Malaysians offer solidarity and assistance to each other amid collective outrage at the government’s mishandling of the pandemic.

Monday, 05 Jul 2021 11:00 AM

 A head buried in sand raises two flags in hand

Durian treat gone thorny for deputy speaker

People expect SOP to be applied equally to all, irrespective of social status.

Friday, 02 Jul 2021 11:00 AM

Durian treat gone thorny for deputy speaker

When desperation grips Malaysians

Comprehensive long-term strategy needed to save people from stress, despair, low self-esteem.

Wednesday, 30 Jun 2021 11:21 AM

When desperation grips Malaysians


Why all these senseless Covid-19 thresholds and rules?

If the virus doesn’t kill us, then illogical standards and orders will push us over the edge.

Monday, 28 Jun 2021 11:00 AM · 2 comments

Why all these senseless Covid-19 thresholds and rules?

What ails the medical profession?

Racial, religious bias must not be allowed to seep into and poison prosocial calling.

Sunday, 27 Jun 2021 02:00 PM · 2 comments

What ails the medical profession?

When politicians lurk in universities

Government appointments perceived to be myopic, regressive.

Thursday, 24 Jun 2021 11:00 AM · 3 comments

When politicians lurk in universities

Don’t worry, voters aren’t so easily fooled, Hadi

PAS president's warning to voters not to be taken in by Pakatan is noted.

Monday, 21 Jun 2021 10:38 AM · 2 comments

Don’t worry, voters aren’t so easily fooled, Hadi

A phrase waiting to be defined as soon as possible

‘ASAP’ has become bone of contention among politicians that revolves around the nagging question of when Parliament should be reconvened.

Friday, 18 Jun 2021 02:00 PM

A phrase waiting to be defined as soon as possible

Stopping influence peddling in Malaysian judiciary

Chief justice’s move to get authorities to investigate claims involving senior lawyer should be lauded.

Wednesday, 16 Jun 2021 12:30 PM · 1 comment

Stopping influence peddling in Malaysian judiciary

A logo is only as good as its owner

Pakatan must build strength and solidarity instead of bicker over which symbol to use in elections.

Sunday, 13 Jun 2021 11:02 AM

A logo is only as good as its owner

Short-sightedness of eye specialist Muhaya

Doctor's ill conceived video encouraging women to play dumb to attract men is a disservice to female gender.

Thursday, 10 Jun 2021 02:00 PM

Short-sightedness of eye specialist Muhaya

Ramli Ibrahim ban a misstep by university

Public education institutes depriving students of exposure to apparently undesirable cultures.

Monday, 07 Jun 2021 10:54 AM · 1 comment

Ramli Ibrahim ban a misstep by university

Eagerly awaiting the reopening of Parliament

Calls for house to reconvene heard by members of the executive, albeit with contrasting responses.

Saturday, 05 Jun 2021 11:00 AM

Eagerly awaiting the reopening of Parliament