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Five conditions Bersatu should impose on defecting Umno MPs

If we want to see Malaysia continue to make that leap forward as astable, progressive, inclusive nation, these conditions must be met,...

Umno’s shocking implosion: Onn Jaafar’s vision is the party’s last hope

Will Khairy Jamaluddin be the one to save the party from oblivion, wonders Anil Netto. With most people absorbed by the ongoing implosion of...

‘Disappointing’ anti-ICERD rally – and the ‘scramble for Malays’

We need to stop talking about a section of our society as if they will never hear, read or understand what is being said...

It was not a ‘thanksgiving’ anti-ICERD rally after all

The politicians leading the rally yesterday seem to have found a potent formula to save themselves, writes JD Lovrenciear. 

When the ‘VIP’ politician visits a school…

Schools are not places to glorify politicians or massage their egos, writes Adrian Lee. The recent debates about whether opposition politicians should be allowed...

Beyond Mahathir’s repentance and Anwar’s forgiveness

The Ubah that we achieved is a baggage-laden fix that leaves us feeling a little short-changed. Mary Chin argues we need to work hard...

Surabaya – moving forward despite challenges

Benedict Lopez shares with us his visit to the charming city of the white shark and crocodile. Popularly known by its moniker as the...

Unlimited-travel pass should be for all

We must extend this privilege to our migrant workers as they too are contributing to our economy and taking up jobs shunned by Malaysians,...

RM7.9m heist a symptom of something deeper

This nation has been paralysed by the world's most deadly enemy - corruption; how do we turn the tide, wonders JD Lovrenciear. The reported...

Nurture critical thinking from a young age

With such a wide variety of materials and opportunities available to stimulate critical, analytical thinking, shouldn’t such important mental skills be nurtured from the...

Ratification of anti-racial discrimination convention requires rural-urban integration

One way of moving forward is through the vision of an egalitarian economy with a focus on rural-urban integration with the aid of technology...

Life is a report card

When you sow peace and love for the people you live with, that is when God smiles and blesses you, writes Hamzah Osman. The...
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