Astounding half million new voters registered in third quarter 2016!

Ong Kian Ming is concerned that voter registration activities may not be conducted on a level playing field. In the recently released third quarter 2016...

Was it a deliberate attempt to humiliate Dr Mahathir?

Many believe that the move to drop Mahathir from the official list of invitees for the installatation of the new Agong was a deliberate...

Despite Umnoputras’ grip on power, wisps of change in the air

The effort to create a climate of fear, which the Umnoputras so desperately want to inculcate, has been a failure, observes Mt Elvira. "In the...

The fallacy of Malaysia’s economic realities and the foreign workers

Malaysian workers are demotivated because of the low pay and the minimum wage structure, which does not allow them a decent standard of living,...

How to diminish Bersih

Mainstream newspapers were predictably critical of the Bersih movement as if to convey the impression that Bersih isn’t exactly suitable for for the Malay...

Over 1,000 attend vigil for Bersih detainees outside Jinjang Police Station

A crowd has gathered outside the Jinjang Police Station tonight for a vigil in solidarity with the Bersih 5 detainees. Among the crowd are...

Bersih 4 – the Chinese Reformasi and Mahathir’s reinvention

Bersih 4 exposed a political impasse rather than any step forward for Najib and Umno, writes Khoo Boo Teik. Very many things about the...

Bersih 2.0 – resurrection at Stadium Merdeka

What could have more genuinely captured Bersih 2.0 as a Gandhian moment than the moral examples of its two iconic leaders and a tenacious...

In Malaysia’s heartland, a call to action over corruption

For nearly seven weeks, Bersih 2.0 has waged an information campaign through towns and villages nationwide, shining light on a scandal involving Prime Minister...

The Bersih rally that helped bring 2008 tsunami

The crisis surrounding the first Bersih rally in 2007 created a historic space in which a narrowly framed pursuit of clean and fair elections...

Red Shirts step up thuggish intimidation attempts ahead of Bersih 5

This was the scene at Ampang when Jamal and his Red Shirts tried to stop a PKR team from promoting the Bersih rally at...

Lingering distrust of Election Commission

If real electoral reforms are not carried out, the Election Commission will be seen as doing nothing but Umno’s bidding, says WH Cheng. Barisan Nasional...

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