A future of rich cultural diversity, acceptance of each other’s culture, can be greatly helped by going back to the genius and creativity of Rabindranath Tagore, writes Lawrence Surendra.
Greg Lopez reviews Kobkua Suwannathat-Pian’s book ‘Palace, Political Party and Power: A Story of the Socio-Political Development of Malay Kingship’.
A change of government would mean prudent spending, better governance and an end to repressive laws, says P Ramakrishnan.
It is up to the people of Malaysia to determine the accuracy of contested versions of history. There is no other way, no basis other than their common and ever renewed consent, observes Clive Kessler.
Civil society organisations from Japan, South Korea, Australia and Malaysia have called on the government of Malaysia to stop its nuclear power development plan.
In Uganda, the opposition announced that it would resort to a novel form of protest: its members would walk to work, writes Mahmood Mamdani.
We reproduce a commentary by the late Tunku Abdul Rahman about then premier Mahathir’s relationship with the Rulers in 1990.
Recalling Gandhi’s legacy, Marina Mahathir calls on us to make use of the power that we all have to insist that we be ruled only by those who wage peace at all times.
In our cover story, P Ramakrishnan provides a litany of gross mismanagement and glaring corruption in government spending. The money squandered could have been used to relieve poverty and empower the marginalised. Does the BN deserve to remain in power? A change of government would mean prudent spending, better governance and an end to repressive laws.
The Bill aimed at allowing peaceful assembly – a right guaranteed by the Constitution – ends up restricting further whatever public space that is left for public dissent and assembly, observes Christopher Chong.