Leaving Umno the Mahathir way: A crumbled trinity

Mahathir’s departure is the latest and clearest signal that the Umno-Mahathir-Abdullah trinity, hegemonic up to the general election of April 2004, has crumbled, observes...

Umno hypocrisy

What Karpal had said was mild compared to Dr Mahathir’s malicious utterances in the past about the rulers, observes our special correspondent. Yet Karpal...

Change doesn’t have to take 400 years to happen

Change does not take 400 years to happen. In countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and others, change has been on the boil for...

New Selangor govt halts evictions of urban pioneers

The Selangor government exco member for housing, building management and urban pionners, Iskandar Abdul Samad, has assured housing rights activists that all evictions of urban pioneers...
Mahathir dreaming

Cowards — all in the family

It was Shakespeare who said that cowards die many times before their death. It appears that in Malaysian politics, this saying also rings true...

Sediakan diri untuk tsunami ekonomi, ketepikan politik lapuk, tegas Presiden Aliran

Presiden Aliran P Ramakrishnan, dalam satu mesej hari ini yang disasarkan kepada parti politik dan ahli politiknya, berkata mereka ‘boleh main politik dengan...

Civil society groups to hold major Penang Forum

On Sunday, 13 April 2008, civil society groups and concerned individuals in Penang are coming together to debate and propose plans of action on how they...

An Eid in Jogjakarta

Spontaneous street parades popped up from nowhere, neighbourhood street bands and school bands marched up and down every street and alley, fireworks popped and...

Fighting for fair play

Jeyakumar Devaraj will go down in history as having all but ended MIC president Samy Vellu’s 30-year-long political career. The Sungai Siput MP and founding...

Another trial for Malaysia

Perhaps the only thing that can save Anwar, Badawi and Malaysia in the long run is an investigation and trial that is absolutely objective,...

Lawyers walk out from inquiry

(Malaysiakini) Five lawyers staged a walkout after the royal commission into the Lingam tape today barred their client - PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim -...

Penangites for Trams campaign launched

Worried about the worsening traffic congestion in Penang, bloggers today launched a campaign to bring trams back to the state in a move towards...

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