‘I don’t want to die useless’

National laureate A Samad Said believes that if Malaysians choose to keep their mouths shut, doing nothing; then "don’t blame the government. Blame yourself"....

Wanita kunci kekuatan sosio-ekonomi negara: Perkasakan wanita, perkasakan Malaysia!

Sudah banyak yang berubah demi kebaikan semua, tetapi bukan untuk semua wanita dan bukan juga dalam semua ruang kesaksamaan gender, ujar Anas Alam Faizli. Sasaran...

Political correctness won’t find us MH370

When we tolerate a non-transparent government, we may one day be paralysed by the lack of information about crucial life-and-death matters, says Steven Sim....

Confidential USTR emails show close industry involvement in TPP negotiations

It is difficult to imagine that public interest activists receiving similar tight-knit treatment, even if they also could be considered experts, observes William New....

The quiet destruction of Ulu Muda

BFM gets the low-down of what's happening to the forest reserve from Hymeir Kamaruddin, an eco-guide and director of Earth Lodge, who has been...

The kleptocrats who steal from us

Although transparency will not single-handedly eliminate corruption, it will certainly make the system more robust and more in line with our democratic values, says...

GE13: Have you noticed any irregularities?

According to the EC, BN won a simple majority of seats in Parliament despite numerous allegations of electoral fraud. As soon as the results...

Menyemarakkan ketakutan dalam masyarakat Melayu

Rakyat harus sedar tiada agama di dunia merestui keganasan atau bertujuan memecahbelahkan ummah/perpaduan rakyat jelata, ujar Syerleena Abdul Rashid. Sejarah Malaysia sarat dengan insiden keganasan...

Aliran lawan rang undang-undang berita palsu dengan petisyen

Petisyen menentang rang undang-undang antiberita tidak benar dicadangkan Putrajaya yang dilakukan kumpulan pergerakan masyarakat sivil, Aliran menerusi laman The Action Network meraih sokongan pantas....

Chameleon-like nature of Malaysian political culture

We need a breed of leaders who will bring about a new brand of politics that respects moral integrity, says Ronald Benjamin. It is unfortunate...

‘Why we must support Mat Sabu’

Our so-called “moderate” country is actually religiously-fascist. It’s up to Malaysians either to allow this trend to continue or to defend religious freedom, says...

Exposing Taib Mahmud’s corrupt and destructive reign

Lee Hwok Aun reviews an explosive new book, Money Logging: On the Trail of the Asian Timber Mafia, by Lukas Straumann (Bergli Press, 2014)....