Open letter to Anwar Ibrahim: Reducing the PM’s powers

Pakatan Harapan must pledge to remove the power of the prime minister to appoint the senior officers of national institutions, says Ronnie Ooi.Dear...

69 years after UN treaty, many nations still paying lip service to human rights

Despite being members of the United Nations, these nations shamelessly allow torture, detention without trial and ethnic cleansing, observes Benedict Lopez.According to the...

Malaysia’s disenfranchised, disillusioned youth

Politically aware younger Malaysians have a unique opportunity to reject the politics of race and bigotry and instead focus on the issues that will...
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‘To teach is to touch a life forever’: A tribute to dedicated teachers

Teo Chuen Tick proposes a toast to teachers everywhere, past and present, who are mindful of their important role in educating the young minds...

Open letter to Anwar Ibrahim: Politics of hope vs Politics of hate

To solve Malaysia’s problems, we need to go where no one else has gone before, says Ronnie Ooi.Dear Anwar,You may remember me from...

Tackling discrimination beyond headscarf and turban controversies

The process of tackling ethnic and religious discrimination should evolve into addressing larger issues of structural injustice, writes Ronald Benjamin.Since the issue of...

Lessons from Zimbabwe: A once flourishing nation now in dire straits

Mugabe's fall - and Zimbabwe's decline - holds many lessons for post-independence developing nations around the world, observes Benedict Lopez.I always tell people...

52-51 vote shock exposes BN’s vulnerability to rising cost of living

What last night’s drama in Parliament shows is that the unexpected, even the unimaginable, can occur when we least expect it, observes Anil Netto....

A duty to protect the Federal Constitution

It is the duty of all citizens to ensure that the constitution remains as the guiding principle of this country, writes Lavaniyan Nathan Jothy....
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Why are we deficient in tackling the perennial floods?

We spend millions every year on infrastructure projects but what emphasis is given to mitigate this recurrent problem, asks Benedict Lopez.Planet Earth has...

From obscurity to success story, Estonia has lessons for smaller nations

Size should never be a deterrent for any country in moving forward successfully, observes Benedict Lopez.Estonia, one of three Baltic states and among...

Trump, the Mueller investigation and 1MDB

The US special counsel's probe into Trump's election campaign stands in sharp contrast to Malaysia's own investigation into 1MDB, observes Mt Elvira.A CNN...

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