In new Malaysia, winners don’t take all

The new government consists of reformers, conservatives, secularists, Islamists, the young and the old guard - a mix that could chart a more...

Why we shouldn’t spoil our votes in this crucial general election

We must not fall into such despair, writes Chris Chong. Change will come - but it can only come if we take the first...

Despite turbulent times, focus on the struggle for change

After a breathless ride through October that left us wondering what's next, Prema Devaraj urges us to continue to support efforts which will bring...

Celebrating the dawn of a new Malaysia

The outcome of the 2018 general election was an historic moment is a vindication of Aliran’s commitment to a new Malaysia. Chris Chong outlines...

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...