Category: 2007: 1

Restore local council elections 0

Restore local council elections

Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi must pay heed to the numerous complaints against local councils and restore local democracy to the country, says K George.

The fools in developing societies 0

The fools in developing societies

Syed Hussein Alatas shows that mismanagement, corruption, dowdiness and incompetence are not something new but have been with us for decades without any meaningful remedy or lessons being learnt.

What happens if the tables are turned? 0

What happens if the tables are turned?

We could become migrants and refugees ourselves when global warming heats up the planet, warns Mary Magdalen Das; so let's treat the migrant workers in our midst with respect and dignity.

Myth-breaking teacher 0

Myth-breaking teacher

Prof Syed Hussein Alatas (1928-2007) rubbishedthe colonial perception of "the lazy native" (Malays, Filipinos, Javanese, etc) as a convenient way to justify the project of colonialism and opened up the idea that there was...

Anwar: “I am committed and determined” 0

Anwar: “I am committed and determined”

Anwar Ibrahim has been campaigning strenuously in the on-going Ijok by-election campaign. But what exactly is his vision for the Malaysian economy and why is he asking for an end to the NEP? Aliran...

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