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Fines aren’t enough for foul-mouthed MPs

They should get a crash course on decorum, human dignity, women’s rights.  

Wednesday, 08 Feb 2023 07:40 PM

Fines aren’t enough for foul-mouthed MPs

All dressed up for a department visit

Notion of modesty varies from one culture to another.

Sunday, 05 Feb 2023 04:33 PM · 1 comment

All dressed up for a department visit

Last-minute postings place undue stress on our doctors

Haphazard approach leaves the public with the worrying impression the Health Ministry is unable to plan ahead.

Friday, 03 Feb 2023 07:00 AM

Last-minute postings place undue stress on our doctors

When hate is not a crime

Burning of Quran provokes anger, condemnation.

Tuesday, 31 Jan 2023 07:00 AM · 1 comment

When hate is not a crime

SPM workshop needs fixing

Thursday, 26 Jan 2023 10:59 AM · 1 comment

SPM workshop needs fixing


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Why is Gerakan so optimistic about Penang elections?

Party appears to be drawing confidence from 'green wave'.

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2023 11:00 AM

Why is Gerakan so optimistic about Penang elections?

The meaning of the word ‘charity’ to PAS

Monday, 23 Jan 2023 11:46 AM · 1 comment

The meaning of the word ‘charity’ to PAS

‘Pulau’ horror for conservatives

Government interference in film industry a slippery slope.

Sunday, 22 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

‘Pulau’ horror for conservatives

A slap to human rights

Coaches must be educated to protect minors against abuse.

Friday, 20 Jan 2023 07:00 AM · 1 comment

A slap to human rights

Luring travellers with books

Other states should follow Perak’s move to encourage bibliotourism.

Wednesday, 18 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Luring travellers with books

Puteri Umno fondly reflects on the past

Zahida dons her ‘Bossku’ rose-tinted specs, blinding her to the elephant in the room.

Saturday, 14 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Puteri Umno fondly reflects on the past

Permatang Pauh MP brews fear, anger in Penang

Islamist leader objects to promotion of alcohol in Sunway Carnival Mall.

Wednesday, 11 Jan 2023 09:49 AM

Permatang Pauh MP brews fear, anger in Penang

When fairness takes a back seat

Outcry as Petaling Jaya is set to charge migrant workers for its free bus service.

Sunday, 08 Jan 2023 07:00 AM · 1 comment

When fairness takes a back seat

Why Orang Asli schools must be inclusive

Malaysia’s indigenous people deserve to be recognised as members of the wider society.

Wednesday, 04 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Why Orang Asli schools must be inclusive

Sad memories, unfinished business

For many, the New Year is no cause for celebration.

Sunday, 01 Jan 2023 07:00 AM

Sad memories, unfinished business


The delayed flight apology

Airlines should prioritise common courtesy, fair practices and passengers’ comfort.

Thursday, 29 Dec 2022 11:00 AM

The delayed flight apology

Unity government should welcome criticism

Does the Anwar administration have the confidence to welcome dissent?  

Tuesday, 27 Dec 2022 07:00 AM

Unity government should welcome criticism

Dewan Rakyat is not a circus

Fools and clowns need not apply.

Wednesday, 21 Dec 2022 11:00 AM

Dewan Rakyat is not a circus

Anwar gets the confidence he needs

Focus shifts to rebuilding nation, stemming inflation and poverty.

Monday, 19 Dec 2022 08:00 PM

Anwar gets the confidence he needs

Courting controversial Sosma

The home minister may be new to his job but the contentious issues arising from the draconian law are certainly not new.

Sunday, 18 Dec 2022 07:00 AM

Courting controversial Sosma

When it’s ‘greener’ on the other side

Federal government institutions must see to it that the threat of religious extremism is blunted.

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2022 07:00 AM

When it’s ‘greener’ on the other side

When Zahid spurns rhetoric on race, religion

Umno-BN should seize the opportunity to chart a new course with its partners in the govt.

Friday, 09 Dec 2022 07:00 AM

When Zahid spurns rhetoric on race, religion

Spewing hate for ‘likes’

Fear and suspicion continue to haunt some in a multiethnic and multireligious Malaysia.

Sunday, 04 Dec 2022 11:00 AM · 1 comment

Spewing hate for ‘likes’

Some puzzles in Anwar's cabinet

PM must think long term if he is to last the full five years in office.

Saturday, 03 Dec 2022 07:00 AM · 4 comments

Some puzzles in Anwar's cabinet

Anwar driving home message of prudence

PM needs to provide leadership by example to institute change.

Wednesday, 30 Nov 2022 11:00 AM

Anwar driving home message of prudence