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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

Why graft is dangerous to MACC

Many are questioning why Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has remained silent on this matter.

Saturday, 08 Jan 2022 11:00 AM

Why graft is dangerous to MACC

When the integrity of an anti-graft agency is in question  

Surely the MACC need not be told why it must act with honesty and transparency.

Wednesday, 05 Jan 2022 11:26 AM · 1 comment

When the integrity of an anti-graft agency is in question  

Leaving 2021 with a dearth of humanity

Receding flood waters reveal distasteful side of society as reports emerge of migrants denied access to food and shelter.

Sunday, 02 Jan 2022 11:18 AM

Leaving 2021 with a dearth of humanity



The ‘help’ that flood victims could do without

It’s not only the politicians’ sense of urgency that is suspect, but also their sincerity in offering help to victims.

Tuesday, 28 Dec 2021 11:00 AM · 1 comment

The ‘help’ that flood victims could do without

Swamped by floods and political arrogance

MCMC effort to remove tweets on disaster reeks of high-handedness.

Saturday, 25 Dec 2021 11:00 AM

Swamped by floods and political arrogance

When desperation prevails outside Parliament

A national disaster is not a significant enough event for MPs to debate, apparently.

Wednesday, 22 Dec 2021 11:00 AM · 2 comments

When desperation prevails outside Parliament

When marriage robs a child’s potential

Give young girls chance to develop themselves in meaningful ways before tying the knot.

Saturday, 18 Dec 2021 05:50 PM

When marriage robs a child’s potential

Excessive price to pay for SOP violation

Despite govt assurances of fair assessment, public fears double standard of mere slap on the wrist for elites.

Wednesday, 15 Dec 2021 12:18 PM

Excessive price to pay for SOP violation

Ugly Malaysians who mock the disabled

Group deserves collective compassion and support.

Monday, 13 Dec 2021 04:07 PM

Ugly Malaysians who mock the disabled

No cause to celebrate Human Rights Day

Date serves as grim reminder that the needs, entitlements of the minorities have been ignored in Malaysia.

Saturday, 11 Dec 2021 10:52 AM

No cause to celebrate Human Rights Day

Hannah Yeoh’s headscarf turns political heads

Lawmaker’s move a crucial step towards building bridges in a diverse society such as Malaysia.

Wednesday, 08 Dec 2021 10:39 AM

Hannah Yeoh’s headscarf turns political heads

Why Dewan Rakyat must weigh in on food inflation

It is appalling the hot-button issue has been relegated to debate in Special Chamber.

Saturday, 04 Dec 2021 11:00 AM

Why Dewan Rakyat must weigh in on food inflation

When question of language on school signboards is skipped

Chinese characters’ inclusion on board will reflect multi-ethnic society.

Monday, 29 Nov 2021 06:40 PM

When question of language on school signboards is skipped


A costly concern of the people

The government needs to try harder to safeguard the welfare of ordinary Malaysians.

Friday, 26 Nov 2021 03:29 PM

A costly concern of the people

When our moral compass goes wonky

‘Moral guardian’ swift to ban gambling, liquor sales but unbothered by Najib’s RM100 million home request approval.

Sunday, 21 Nov 2021 11:00 AM · 3 comments

When our moral compass goes wonky

Why curiosity is part of journalism

Media personnel have a duty to pose questions of public interest to country’s leaders.

Tuesday, 16 Nov 2021 03:33 PM

Why curiosity is part of journalism

Timah decision a toast to common sense

Cabinet should have better things to do than become mired in senseless controversy.

Sunday, 14 Nov 2021 11:01 AM

Timah decision a toast to common sense

When ruling politicians arrive in new cars

Govt’s Toyota Vellfire purchases amid people’s pandemic-induced suffering too vulgar.

Thursday, 11 Nov 2021 11:25 AM · 2 comments

When ruling politicians arrive in new cars

A political sandstorm looms in Malacca

Malay parties must engage in friendly fire, while Pakatan’s acceptance of defecting reps leaves some quarters fuming.

Monday, 08 Nov 2021 11:00 AM

A political sandstorm looms in Malacca

Wanted – scrotal gumption in Malacca

Shenanigans and performance amid Covid epidemic shows Malaysia needs a better set of politicians.

Saturday, 06 Nov 2021 08:35 PM

Wanted – scrotal gumption in Malacca

Why lawmakers shouldn’t be petty

Some MPs’ bizarre obsession over Timah whisky eclipses important issues, including financial mismanagement.

Thursday, 04 Nov 2021 02:45 PM

Why lawmakers shouldn’t be petty

Will Malacca elections be a level playing field?

All contending parties should be allocated fair and equal airtime on TV and radio for campaigning in light of the physical restrictions imposed.

Tuesday, 02 Nov 2021 02:34 PM

Will Malacca elections be a level playing field?

Here’s to the end of Timah… and confusion?

Relabelling of whisky should satisfy Tangga Batu MP, who fears name implies imbiber is 'drinking a Malay woman'.

Friday, 29 Oct 2021 11:19 AM · 1 comment

Here’s to the end of Timah… and confusion?