Loss of Ennahda a lesson to Muslim democrats

Rather than being obsessed with the issue of the amputation of limbs, we need to nurture a discourse on how to come up with...

Global warming: IPCC report warns of catastrophic consequences of inaction

The Centre for Science and Environment says the developed world has failed to take the lead in solving the problem. New Delhi: The Synthesis...
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Compelling evidence against Taib Mahmud in new Money Logging book

A Sarawak group has lodged reports with the police and the MACC, urging them to probe the former chief minister for alleged corruption and...

Baram Dam: Bid to expel indigenous people denounced

Government and companies are complicit in violating the freedom of assembly and land rights of local communities, say three rights groups. Malaysian and international...

UN study shows net loss for Malaysia in TPPA

A paper by a UN senior economist indicates that the loss in the country's trade balance could be more than RM5bn per annum, observes...

Protect the sanctity of Speakers’ Square in Penang

Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan (Abolish the Sedition Act Movement or GHAH) decries the act of violent hooliganism directed at a peaceful gathering on 12...

Australia’s refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia side-steps its obligations

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network condemns the Australian government for pressuring refugees seeking asylum in Australia to resettle in a third country. On...

1 Funny Malaysia dan Perak Darul Kartun: Zunar mengalu-alukan keputusan mahkamah

Zunar mendesak kerajaan menghormati keputusan mahkamah secara prinsip dan melepaskan pengharaman terhadap semua buku beliau. (English version below.) Saya menyambut baik keputusan Mahkamah Rayuan...

SIS challenges fatwa on liberalism and pluralism

Sisters in Islam (SIS) has filed a judicial review on a gazetted fatwa in Selangor declaring SIS as subscribing to “religious liberalism and pluralism”,...
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Husni, where did you get this figure from?

Jeyakumar Devaraj writes to the Second Finance Minister asking him to explain why they think the impact of GST would only be minimal when...

A Budget parable

We keep planting more and more thorn trees and then give handy-plasters and sweets to the people in the annual Budget announcements, writes Jeyakumar...

Burma: Government plan would segregate Rohingya

The forced resettlement of the Rohingya and the discriminatory citizenship process they face creates dangers, says Human Rights Watch. A draft government plan would...

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