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Pandelela dives into sexual harassment controversy

Not unusual for victims to make revelations at a later date, as they often endure protracted period of trauma, shame and insecurity.

Wednesday, 27 Oct 2021 11:14 AM · 1 comment

Pandelela dives into sexual harassment controversy

The ‘joke’ that falls flat on women’s dignity

Cheap jests about rape could give a misplaced idea to some men that women are sexual objects to be exploited.

Monday, 25 Oct 2021 03:58 PM

The ‘joke’ that falls flat on women’s dignity

Tipsy over Timah?

Malaysians become embroiled in intoxicated flap over a name.

Friday, 22 Oct 2021 11:01 AM · 2 comments

Tipsy over Timah?

When perks are not everything to the opposition leader

Anwar Ibrahim is to be commended for pledging monetary remuneration to the poor. 

Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021 11:49 AM

When perks are not everything to the opposition leader

Down the beaten path to national unity

Plans to foster harmonious ties should be crafted based on lessons learnt from the past.

Sunday, 17 Oct 2021 11:00 AM

Down the beaten path to national unity



Don’t snip dramas of Datuks with mistresses, bribes

Denying certain elements of social reality on television would not make the unpleasant truth go away.

Wednesday, 13 Oct 2021 11:00 AM

Don’t snip dramas of Datuks with mistresses, bribes

Is Umno operating in a crowded arena?

Many Malay-based parties have the same mantra of ‘Malay race, religion and country’.

Monday, 11 Oct 2021 08:07 PM

Is Umno operating in a crowded arena?

Is it Shahidan’s job to plug potholes?

His call implies officers from City Hall not doing their work satisfactorily.

Friday, 08 Oct 2021 02:25 PM

Is it Shahidan’s job to plug potholes?

A troubling lack of urgency in the Dewan Rakyat

It is an injustice to the people to deny their reps the chance to discuss the Pandora Papers issue immediately.

Thursday, 07 Oct 2021 11:00 AM · 1 comment

A troubling lack of urgency in the Dewan Rakyat

When Malaysia's minorities don't feel at home

Temperatures rise over recent controversies involving badminton player S. Kisona and preacher Syakir Nasoha.

Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021 11:00 AM

When Malaysia's minorities don't feel at home

When it pays to be a lawmaker

Remunerations derived from national coffers and enjoyed by long-serving politicians must be reviewed.

Saturday, 02 Oct 2021 02:00 PM

Why fear questions, Malaysia?

Education system’s emphasis on getting good grades hampers better and holistic understanding of certain global aspects.

Wednesday, 29 Sep 2021 10:35 AM · 2 comments

Why fear questions, Malaysia?

Government needs a jab of policy consistency

Conflicting messages from ministers on safety of going to vaccination centres don’t inspire confidence in undocumented workers.

Monday, 27 Sep 2021 11:09 AM

Government needs a jab of policy consistency

Parliamentarians playing hooky?

Lack of attendance is especially egregious when the MP is missing without good reason.

Saturday, 25 Sep 2021 11:00 AM · 1 comment

Parliamentarians playing hooky?

Malaysian women still face sexism

Judging by the harassment they are subjected to, it is clear some men still perceive women as sexual objects.

Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021 11:00 AM

Malaysian women still face sexism


Why discrimination is bad ‘education’ for students

For society to move forward, there must be mutual respect for and understanding of different cultures.

Monday, 20 Sep 2021 11:00 AM

Why discrimination is bad ‘education’ for students

Living together in pursuit of Malaysia

Toxic peninsular culture of racial, religious politics, bigotry proving too divisive for East Malaysians.

Thursday, 16 Sep 2021 11:00 AM

Living together in pursuit of Malaysia

Why government should stop mistreating mothers of stateless children

Emotional subject exposes double standard in administration, more so with Malaysia’s bid for UN rights council.

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021 11:54 AM

Why government should stop mistreating mothers of stateless children

Ahmad Maslan’s bid for deputy speaker

Umno secretary-general’s proposal to create additional posts draws hilarious and angry responses from concerned Malaysians.

Sunday, 12 Sep 2021 02:41 PM

Ahmad Maslan’s bid for deputy speaker

Let media freedom thrive in Parliament

Restriction appears jarring in midst of institutional reforms offer by government.

Saturday, 11 Sep 2021 02:33 PM

Let media freedom thrive in Parliament

Saving the precious forest reserve in Selangor

People power made it possible throughout 18-month campaign.

Friday, 10 Sep 2021 02:32 PM

Saving the precious forest reserve in Selangor

That ‘elusive’ vote in Parliament

To hold the confidence vote is to heed the Agong’s decree.

Monday, 06 Sep 2021 01:13 PM

That ‘elusive’ vote in Parliament

Special envoys court domestic unease

Why the need for trio’s reappointment when there are diplomats already stationed in the three regions?

Saturday, 04 Sep 2021 12:40 PM · 3 comments

Special envoys court domestic unease

Selangor, don’t be deaf to the people’s objections

Worries remain despite deferment of degazettement of the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve.

Thursday, 02 Sep 2021 11:00 AM

Selangor, don’t be deaf to the people’s objections

A Merdeka to celebrate amid a pandemic

Crisis galvanises ordinary folk to come together, help the needy, press for change.

Tuesday, 31 Aug 2021 11:00 AM

A Merdeka to celebrate amid a pandemic