Racial profiling laws?

There are not only elements of anti-democracy in the bills to be passed this parliamentary sitting, but they are also easily open to abuses...

Five reasons why Budget 2014 is bad for young Malaysians

The 2014 Budget does not provide any new strategy to resolve the socioeconomic problems of young Malaysians especially in the areas of jobs and...

Ghost of ISA, Operasi Lalang 1987 continues to haunt nation

Two years after the Prime Minister announced the repeal of the ISA, his administration has resurrected detention without trial. Kasthuri Patto recalls the suffering...

GST: Heavier burden for low- and mid-income households

Why GST when the amount of money that can be raised from this tax is paltry compared to the money lost in corruption, wonders...

Negara berpendapatan tinggi, Rakyat berpendapatan rendah

Bagaimanakah sebuah negara kecil dengan rakyat sekecil 30 juta orang akhirnya mempunyai jurang pendapatan antara paling lebar di rantau ini, ujar Anas Alam Faizli....

Odd to allow only Sabah, Sarawak Christians to use certain words

Charles Hector wonders whether the Allah controversy, like many other ethnic or religious issues, is being used to divert attention away from the very...

MTUC ticks off employers, says probation period would shortchange foreign workers

Contracts of foreign workers do not stipulate a probation period as workers have already been interviewed on their capability to fulfil their job requirements,...

Tax the rich? IMF sparks a mini-revolution

Tax the rich and better target the multinationals: The IMF has set off shockwaves in Washington this week by suggesting countries fight budget deficits...

Academic, religious scholar knock ruling on ‘Allah’ ban

An academic and a religious scholar have reacted with incredulity towards the Court of Appeal’s ruling that the word Allah was exclusive to Muslims....

Abraham and Aidiladha

We are hypocrites if we say we love and trust god whom we cannot touch and see and yet fail to love and trust...

Charity gig for Pak Mie’s Animal Shelter

Help save and protect animals. Soundmaker Studio is organising a charity gig in Penang on 19 October 2013 for Pak Mie's Animal Shelter. Venue:...

Pre-GE13 Youth Day celebration cost balloons to RM68m

The cost of the event was totally unjustifiable and the act of hiding the actual cost from the public was unethical, says Steven Sim....

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