Maika: Bleeding again

This is an article written by P Ramakrishnan in 2003, tracing the roots of the Maika-Telekom share allocation scandal. In its twenty years of tortured...

Robin the Hood

Robin Hood, legendary hero of English folklore, stole from the rich to give to the poor. In Malaysia, for more than fifty years the...

An early general election?

For deep-rooted change to take place, a society’s value system has to be transformed to make them more sensitive to the importance of protecting...

Ibn Taymiyyah and his fatwa on terrorism

The ulama opposing terrorism are repeatedly emphasising the religious plurality of the world today and no medieval opinions expressed by jurists can be valid,...

Who is my boss?

My boss is the Rakyat of Penang Island, not the State Government, says Penang Island Municipal Councillor Lim Kah Cheng in response to Chinese...

Eulogy to Gan Teik Chee

Teik Chee was a man of small physical stature; but his talents and sensibilities were monumental in quiet unassuming ways, recalls Tong Veng Wye....

In memory of Gan Teik Chee

Wong Soak Koon pays tribute to the late lawyer's passion for justice and fairplay, which might have seemed idealistic to those more inclined to...

Aliran Monthly editor’s note 30: 5

Some people are probably having sleepless nights. In our cover story, Abang Benet zeroes in on the situation in Sarawak. The political outlook there...

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