Soon Chuan Yean reviews Amir Muhammad’s book on old Malay movies and finds that ‘reel life’ in those classic flicks often reflected the ‘real life’ setting of that bygone era.
With household debt and federal government debt indicators rising and natural resources being depleted, it cannot be business as usual for the Malaysian economy. Anil Netto says it is time for a radical re-think of the economy.
Umno has been trying to save its body – but what has happened to its soul, wonders Maznah Mohamad as she reflects on the exit of Shahrizat Jalil.
Fearing a public backlash at local polls, no local government would dare to re-start a reactor in their locality now. Anil Netto interviews Ohashi Masaaki.
With household debt and federal government debt indicators rising and natural resources being depleted, it cannot be business as usual for the Malaysian economy. In our cover story, Anil Netto says it is time for a radical re-think of the economy.
To promise an amnesty and then to back-track and break those promises does not forge greater trust in the authorities, remarks Angeline Loh.
In an open letter to Mahathir, P Ramakrishnan takes to task the former premier for his outrageous statements about the Pakatan administrations in Penang and Selangor of late.
Anil Netto explains why GDP growth is a poor measure of economic performance and why we need to move towards ecological economics.
We need a different approach to tackle the economic crisis, and a different Europe, says the German Association for Critical Social Research.
Seventy civil society groups have issued a joint statement condemning the recent incidents of political violence and intimidation in the country.