Malaysians can’t breathe! End dysfunctional politics

Sabahans can set an example by not allowing political defectors to bring down a legitimately elected government, Andrew Aeria writes. On 25 May 2020, George...

Art Harun as new Speaker?

After his resignation as Election Commission chairman just ahead of the Chini by-election, Art Harun is now reportedly being nominated as the...

The role of the Speaker in democracy

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has submitted a motion to replace Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Mohd Yusof and his deputy, Nga Kor...

Motion to replace a speaker

Over the weekend, reports emerged that Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is seeking to replace Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof as Dewan Rakyat Speaker....

Ulu Muda: Forest and biodiversity conservation, ecotourism, local livelihoods

If we want to protect the species in Ulu Muda, we need to look at the region holistically, including the wider ecosystem...
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Why #BlackLivesMatter here

Promoting ethnic harmony becomes an untenable proposition when there are certain quarters in our society who thrive and profit from racism and discrimination, Mustafa...

Ulu Muda forum on climate, water, ecosystem services

This Ulu Muda Forum, organised by the Jaringan Ekologi dan Iklim (Ecological and Climate Network or Jedi) highlights the importance of this...

When nationality intrudes on prayers

Marginalising foreigners in prayers may not be seen as an act in good faith, Mustafa K Anuar writes. Prayer is a universal essential that sustains...

Universities in post–Covid-19: What lessons can we learn?

When we return to our campuses, we should not forget the lessons that saved us during the pandemic, Khoo Ying Hooi writes. The Covid-19 pandemic...

Solution to party defections

Prof Wong Chin Huat of the Jeffrey Sachs Centre on Sustainable Development at Sunway University discusses with BFM the options to discourage party...

Do register to vote!

Talk of snap polls has been floating around for some time now. So to prepare for that possibility, BFM speaks to Danesh...

Pakatan Harapan disagrees on PM candidate

The question remains - Dr Mahathir Mohamad or Anwar Ibrahim? Dr Bridget Welsh, honorary research associate at the University of Nottingham's Asia...

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