Ulterior motive in outlawing foreign funding?

This proposed law would ensure that the funds of opposition parties and certain civil society groups would run dry, observes WH Cheng. Of late, leaders...

Peluang emas untuk kaji semula dasar perdagangan antarabangsa

Pemilihan Trump sebagai Presiden Amerika membuka peluang untuk kita kaji balik TPPA dan berbincang samada template yang dipakainya adalah sesuai untuk dunia pada masa...

‘Full-Paying Patients’ scheme could lead to bias in favour of paying patients

Before the government extends the scheme to more general hospitals, it should present data to show how the pilot project has fared, writes K...

29 realiti pendanaan asing dari kajian pertamanya

Terdapatnya kesenjangan yang besar antara realiti dan fantasi seperti yang telah dipolemikkan oleh sesetengah pihak dalam isu bantuan demokrasi, ujar Muhamad Takiyuddin Ismail. Ulasan isu...

Grisham’s latest thriller brings to mind Malaysian whistleblower’s fate

Teo Chuen Tick reflects on MO1, law enforcement officers and whistleblowers after reading John Grisham's latest novel. I have just finished John Grisham latest thriller...

Media extremism 101

Mustafa K Anuar dissects Hadi Awang's recent statement that "media extremism" could cause disharmony  and reveals the real distortions that have plagued the mainstream...

Stomping out freedom?

Any attempt to further constrain our democratic space and media freedom must be opposed, says Mustafa K Anuar. Sungei Besar Umno Baru divison chief Jamal...

The myth of the rich and the poor

For a better Malaysia, we have no choice but to continue to strive for productivity albeit with a new focus: inclusiveness, writes Anas Alam...

Mitos si kaya dan si miskin

Kita tiada pilihan selain untuk terus meningkatkan produktiviti dengan suatu fokus yang baru, iaitu penglibatan semua golongan dalam semua kelas dan tingkat ekonomi, ujar...

Living on the edge of a kosher life

Mustafa K Anuar tries, with tongue in cheek, to dispel the cloud of "confusion" that appears to have descended on our land. At a...

Universities already feeling the impact of budget cuts

Stiff budget cuts are already having an impact on Malaysia’s higher education even as the country tries to arrest a widely held perception of...

Malaysia trapped in a hollow economy

Let’s not get stuck with the myth of high-income nation status that doesn’t mean much to ordinary Malaysians, says Anas Alam Faizli. Allow me to...