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Upcoming by-elections: Time’s up for old politics of race and religion

Those who use divisive issues of race and religion have no place in Malaysia baru, writes Tota. The 2018 general election was a defining...

Apabila BN ingin menari tango dengan CIA

Sebaliknya, pilihan raya umum 2018 menyaksikan sebuah revolusi senyap yang diputuskan sepenuhnya oleh unsur domestik tanpa dibantu secara substantif oleh pihak luar, ujar Muhamad...

Najib, where does Umno get all this money?

Doesn’t Umno have faith in our banks for the money to be safely kept in the bank to earn interest, wonders P Ramakrishnan. Umno...

Superyacht Equanimity’s arrival signals a reforming Asean

Indonesia's return of this yacht reflects the categorical duty of care that Asean leaders must demonstrate in solidarity with others in the region,...

Sungai Kandis voters show the door to ‘Najib-in-the-making’

Few would want to touch Najib with the end of a bargepole, much less a Najib the Second, writes Tota. What happened to Umno...

Why so quiet about those mysterious forced disappearances?

Finding out what happened to those missing Malaysians should be top of the agenda of the new government, writes Wishful Accountant. I refer to...

Hypocrisy behind UEC controversy

Sharp Observer tells those turning this into an issue not to pretend that they want interracial harmony - when their own actions are the...

Asean nations must seize the moment of truth

Perhaps the time has come for Malaysia and the rest of Asean to seriously revisit three commandments that will make or break Asean’s future,...

Stop those insensitive remarks upon deaths of elected representatives

if your opponent dies tragically, there is no need to deride him or her and say it is a blessing from God that he...

Sacrifice to build the nation

Political parties must be motivated to sacrifice to build a nation and not sacrifice a nation's future just to grab power and control, writes...

Reaching out towards the pinnacle of Merdeka

Are we going to settle for what we have achieved? Or are we instead going to embark on a renewed struggle for that which...

Umno has not learned anything from electoral defeat

Politicians and leaders must know that the duty to lead by good example in thought, word and deed is a must, writes JD Lovernciear....