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Islamist conservatism in Malaysia 1

Islamist conservatism in Malaysia

Internalised in the Malay-Muslim psyche as a factor of Malay ethnocentric politics, Islam in Malaysia has been reduced to a political tool to ensure Malay-Muslim (read: Umno) hegemony, writes Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid.

On a little street in Singapore 0

On a little street in Singapore

By leaving out certain inconvenient truths and peddling a few convenient fictions about the riot in Little India, an indigestible event is dressed up, fit for ready consumption, says Vernon Chan.

Mahathir is no Mandela 4

Mahathir is no Mandela

The attempt by Dr Mahathir Mohamad to wring some scraps of reputation and standing from a person of the stature of Mandela was sickening, recalls Colin Nicholas.

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