Vigil in front of Sin Chew office, Penang

A vigil will be organised in front of the Sin Chew Jit Poh office in Macalister Road, Penang from 2.00pm to 6.00pm today. The...

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...

‘Congratulations’ to Asean

Andrew Aeria writes a scathing letter to the Asean secretary general over the regional grouping's perceived inaction in handling the cyclone disaster in Burma....

JHEOA: Hidup segan, mati tak mahu

Orang Asli kata "pergi!"... tetapi JHEOA sendiri masih terhegeh-hegeh kata pelindung and pejuang Orang Asli, demikan kata Tijal Yok Chopil.Pertama-tamanya saya ingin menegaskan bahawa...

Change is long overdue

Now that it is increasingly clear that Malaysia may have a change of government sooner than many Malaysians themselves had expected, it is imperative that Malaysians accept...

OPPOSITION WIN IN PENANG, KELANTAN, SELANGOR, KEDAH AND PERAK!

... and they have amazingly beaten the odds to deny the ruling coalition a two-thirds parliamentary majority in a night of almighty electoral shocks....

The business of dialogue

In many cases, high-level inter-religious and inter-civilisational dialogue conferences and seminars, held routinely in hotels and resorts the world over, have become an end...

Query on income inequality catches minister unprepared

Why does the government highlight inter-racial differences in income while downplaying the contribution of intra-racial inequality which in fact is the much more...

Aliran member Rustam Sani passes on

Aliran member and occasional Aliran Monthly contributor, Rustam Sani, who has been described as "arguably Malaysia's leading public intellectual", passed away early...

Civil society groups take Selangor MB to task on FOI

Fifty-nine civil society groups today expressed surprise that the Selangor Mentri Besar appeared to be backtracking on his commitment to introduce a freedom...

Malaysia ushers in democracy

Following last weekend’s general elections, Malaysia finds itself firmly among South-east Asia’s promising democracies that afford space for strong opposition voices to rein in their governments. For full...