1MDB – still many questions for Najib to answer

The magnitude of the sums involved in the 1MDB financial scandal makes it imperative that the culprit(s) are brought to book, says Henry Loh....

As ‘quirky’ polls loom, brace yourself for Umno-BN media’s silly awful offerings

What we are wishing for is ‘a normal democracy’ - characterised by free and fair elections (minus the pengundi hantu) and intelligent debates, maybe...

2017 a year of rising living costs, unfulfilled aspirations

It is quite clear there is little to be happy about regarding the socio-economic and political direction of the country, writes Henry Loh. As...

Encouraging signs as PH government reaches 100-day mark

There is much reason to remain hopeful that the new government is moving on the right track and is committed to reforms, writes Henry...

Malaysians must wholeheartedly support Bersih 5 campaign

Now, more than ever before, concerned citizens of Malaysia must come together in unity to fight against corruption, greed and injustice, urges Henry Loh....

Neither doom nor gloom: A reflection on the coming general election

Despite the #UndiRosak campaign, two-coalition politics has become has become the new normal - and this is likely to continue, writes Johan Saravanamuttu. Considerable...

Umno assembly: ‘Wow factor’, U-turn and Keris 2314

The assembly held no major surprises – from the prime minister asking where Umno had gone wrong to a call for the 'wow factor'...

2015 – a momentous year that rocked Malaysia

This year had it all: GST, price hikes, the 1MDB debacle, the incredible RM2.6bn 'donation and the NSC Bill. Henry Loh reviews a year...

In a year that brought little cheer, glimmers of hope

Henry Loh looks back at a depressing year and yet still finds episodes that should inspire us to carry on the struggle for a...

The Keepers, the Burning House and the Water-Bucket Brigade Line

A house is on fire and villagers are frantically trying to form a bucket brigade line - or more than one. Prema Devaraj describes...

Mencari… perubahan yang sukar di Malaysia

Parti pembangkang harus membina gabungan kerjasama yang kukuh, membina naratif inklusif, menawarkan agenda reformasi dan inisiatif pembangunan parti sekiranya ingin menang dalam pilihan raya,...

1MDB scandal haunts Najib’s office ahead of general election

As the general election approaches, many are keen to know if the 1MDB scandal would cost the ruling coalition votes, writes Ngu Ik Tien....