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When a communist ghost still haunts

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

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

3 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.

3 months ago · 3 comments

Elections and promises, promises

When Malaysia’s aviation authority flies south

Time to bring meritocracy into the picture following humiliating downgrade of first-tier safety status.

3 months ago · 3 comments

When Malaysia’s aviation authority flies south

‘Friendly fires’ in Pakatan harm agenda of change

Continuous infighting gives off bad impression, especially to those who voted coalition into power.

3 months ago · 2 comments

‘Friendly fires’ in Pakatan harm agenda of change

Let us know about Zakir’s extradition before informing India

Foreign affairs minister owes Malaysians explanation why Putrajaya is shielding fugitive preacher as New Delhi prepares to retaliate.

3 months ago · 4 comments

Let us know about Zakir’s extradition before informing India

Food for unity thought

Being conscious of religious groups' dietary obligations goes a long way in enhancing mutual understanding and respect.

3 months ago

Food for unity thought

Backdoor politics of the desperate

Malaysians can do without politicians who pursue their heinous goals under the cover of supposed communal harmony.

3 months ago · 1 comment

Backdoor politics of the desperate

Please Dr Mahathir, don’t let M be for mistake

The prime minister's defence of his attendance at the Malay Dignity Congress is disingenuous and intellectually dishonest.

3 months ago · 8 comments

Please Dr Mahathir, don’t let M be for mistake

What it takes to unleash Malaysia’s full growth potential

Culture of entitlement nurtured by any particular ethnic group is detrimental to its own dignity, self-confidence, survival.

3 months ago · 2 comments

What it takes to unleash Malaysia’s full growth potential

Azmin, oh Azmin!

Voters judge prime ministers on performance, ability to make good on manifesto pledges.

3 months ago · 8 comments

Azmin, oh Azmin!


When Muslim women are perceived as inferior

Despite making great strides professionally, many are still victims of abuse and neglect.

4 months ago · 4 comments

When Muslim women are perceived as inferior

Don’t get upset with Hisham, Umno and co

Anger should be directed at those in Pakatan willing to entertain idea of govt without DAP, Amanah.

4 months ago · 1 comment

Don’t get upset with Hisham, Umno and co

UM VC’s sledgehammer response to Malay forum query

Lodging a police report against a student instead of answering questions raised on his involvement in the Malay Dignity Congress is overkill.

4 months ago · 12 comments

UM VC’s sledgehammer response to Malay forum query

Police, Pakatan lose when distrust reigns

Uproar over Tamil Tigers probe comes as no surprise as justice long seen to be lacking in cases centred on race, religion.

4 months ago · 3 comments

Police, Pakatan lose when distrust reigns

Eclipsed dignity of Utusan

The Malay paper's current state is largely due to Umno's interference in its management and operations.

4 months ago

Eclipsed dignity of Utusan

Same old players, same old stories

Malays have long enjoyed favourable policies and fortunes; to say that these are now under threat is a huge lie.

4 months ago · 15 comments

Same old players, same old stories

In pursuit of Malay dignity

Malay Dignity Congress in Shah Alam could very well be anything but.

4 months ago · 4 comments

In pursuit of Malay dignity

Schooling Malaysia in faith

Missionary schools have always been a bastion of unity in a divided Malaysia, where education is paramount and faith is secondary.

4 months ago · 5 comments

Schooling Malaysia in faith

Here we go, again

Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Anwar Ibrahim supporters should look at big picture – souring economy, bleak global outlook – instead of fighting over leadership.

4 months ago · 8 comments

Here we go, again

Contradictory evidence in Adib inquest poses more questions

The Coroner’s Court may have ruled Adib’s death ‘criminal act’, but where does investigaton go now after 10 months?

4 months ago · 2 comments

Contradictory evidence in Adib inquest poses more questions