Fighting for fair play

Jeyakumar Devaraj will go down in history as having all but ended MIC president Samy Vellu’s 30-year-long political career. The Sungai Siput MP and founding...

So is Islam Hadari to be enforced by whipping now?

Some participants at a seminar organised by an insitution created under the auspices of the Umno-led government want non-Muslims found committing khalwat (close proximity)...

Linguistic supremacy and hegemony: The roads not taken post-1969

One of the most glaring failures of the Malaysian nation-building project is our failure to develop a national language that is actually used as the lingua franca...

Can capitalism survive climate change?

The goal must be the adoption of a low-consumption, low-growth, high-equity development model that results in an improvement in people's welfare, a better quality of life for...

International Muslim media have to look at the bigger picture

As someone who studies the phenomenon of political Islam, Farish Noor has, understandably, been reading much of the international Muslim press over the past few years. In...

Stunning incompetence

If we thought that dealing an electoral blow to the Umno-led BN would serve as a wake-up call, we’d better think again. Far from learning anything from...

Workers at Tesco paid just 8p an hour

Workers in Tesco's foreign stores are earning as little as eight pence an hour, they claim. An investigation by The Daily Telegraph has...

A truly defining and defying moment!

The Umno-BN hegemony has come to a sudden halt. The 50-year-old political juggernaut has been severely jolted, its formidable force fragmented, observes Martin Jalleh. The ruling...

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...

Malaysia’s progress

Following the stunning resurgence of the opposition alignment at the recent Malaysian general election and with a global recession looming, John Hilley says there is...

Farewell to the homogenous Malay

Takkan Melayu Hilang di Dunia (Never Shall the Malays Cease to Be): Hang Tuah’s legendary call to arms rings a note of defiance laced with anxiety...

Penang and the NEP

Al Jazeera analyses the implications of the Penang State Government's pronouncements on the NEP.