Tagged: Badawi

The “Badawied” political transition 0

The “Badawied” political transition

 Johan Saravanamuttu discusses the “Badawied” political transition, during which neither Abdullah Badawi nor Mahathir realised that the rakyat have tired of racial politics.  

Rage against the Machine 0

Rage against the Machine

Zooming in on what is going in Malaysian society in the aftermath of recent demonstrations organised by lawyers, the Bersih coalition and Hindraf, Khoo Boo Teik observes that the goodwill that was shown to...

An iconic monument to folly 0

An iconic monument to folly

The Penang Global City Centre (PGCC) is being developed by Abad Naluri, a 25 percent-owned associate firm of Taman Equine, which in turn is wholly owned by developer Equine Capital. Equine’s executive chairman is...

Time for change 0

Time for change

If the ruling coalition is denied a two-thirds parliamentary majority, it would be forced to become accountable, to respect the people’s rights and to conduct itself responsibly and prudently. It is time to usher...

Corruption, our national shame 0

Corruption, our national shame

What is more chilling is the nonchalant attitude adopted by the Prime Minister in dealing with the allegations and revelations, observes Rustam Sani.

Freer media under PM Abdullah? 0

Freer media under PM Abdullah?

One cannot depend merely on the personality of a leader to bring about fundamental reforms to major social institutions such as the media, writes Wong Kok Keong. However different the media are under Abdullah...

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