Another midnight shocker: National Security Council Bill

The bill is shocking because it will confer on the prime minister excessive powers in matters of national security, says Christopher Chong. First a...

Aayoh… so terrible these people!

Amidst the doom and gloom around the nation with 1MDB, TPP and the crackdown on activists, Prema Devaraj finds pockets of hope. At various...

Getting out of our political haze

The prospects for change will depend on how the Opposition is able to gain support and partnerships in the Borneo states of Sabah and...

Where has all the money gone? Who is probing 1MDB debacle, RM2.6bn ‘donation’?

Shall we form yet another special committee, wonders Francis Loh. Once again, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has declared, this time in New York,...

From Park(ing) Day, to Bersih 4, to Pakatan Harapan

Francis Loh discusses reclaiming public spaces, consolidating the autonomous public sphere and promoting new politics. Park(ing) Day Dateline: 19 Sept 2015. It’s Park(ing) Day. What’s...
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When xanthophobia strikes Malaysia’s ruling elite

Once again, yellow fever has struck our beloved nation, particularly in Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya and their neighbouring areas, observes Mustafa K Anuar. This...

A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

The Rakyat must take heart, have courage and make their way to Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu or Kuching for the Bersih 4 gathering on...

Come, walk the talk

The rakyat must really stand up and be counted, says Henry Loh. We are tired of being given the runaround. It is time to...

The Edge suspension, Pakatan Rakyat and striving to bring Justice

We should do our part as citizens to demand accountability and action to ensure that we emerge stronger and better as a nation, says...

Reinventing Pakatan Rakyat

Many have argued that a Pakatan minus Pas would be a salutary development to ensure the longevity of common, progressive Pakatan policies, observes Johan...

Ramadhan reflections on 1MDB, sarongs and Low Yat brawl

In the aftermath of the Low Yat riot, the regime has blamed social media, deliberately, it would appear, looking at ways to further curb...

1MDB, dress codes and Malaysia in transition

Our fervent wish and hope is that the restructuring process in both state and society would eventually advance the democratisation process, writes Ngu Ik...