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Whither the voice of reason?

Henry Loh refuses to be alarmed by the recent actions of race-based groups who are unable or have lost the ability to reason. Instead,...

Mineral water bottles – A government’s nightmare!

Minister Nazri must be having nightmares about mineral water bottles since the 28 April rally for clean, free and fair elections 3.0, observes Rakyat...

What’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander, Tun

Isn't Mahathir, in his desperation to ensure the BN remains in power forever, indulging in undemocratic actions to deny the opposition the space and...

A different Merdeka Eve

Unlike previously, this year's official celebrations unfolded with government politicians casting a keen eye towards having to recapture lost ground in the imminent general...

Smelly business in Kangar

When the Kangar Municipal Council tried to terminate the unsatisfactory services of a privatised rubbish collection contractor, it was told that the contractor had...

Janji ditepati: Mana sudah pergi?

In recent days, those still watching television might have noticed that the Merdeka dittie 'Janji Ditepati' has been increasingly scarce. What has happened to...

Hopeless favouritism or hopeful compassion?

The Afizal case has the potential to infuse the Malaysian legal system with a compassionate will – one which is not hand-cuffed to legal-technical...

Supreme stupidity!

Martin Jalleh rebuts Nazri Aziz's accusation that Anwar has been party-hopping like a 'frog'. Umno supreme council member Nazri Abdul Aziz declares that Anwar...

Piss off, Tanda Putera filmmakers!

It is despicable that lies are being invented and history is being distorted to serve selfish interests to preserve power and position, writes P...

We are the descendants and the inheritors, Nazri!

Today we may not be members of Umno, MCA or MIC but all of us are the legitimate descendants of that generation who played...

Patriots are made, not born

Lee Chong Wei's Olympian efforts and achievements have made him a national hero. But there are also many unsung heroes in our midst -...

Say NO to Penang port privatisation

Save Penang port and say NO to the Cabinet’s decision to privatise its operations, writes Francis Loh. We are deeply distressed to...

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