Malaysia’s return of asylum seeker and family to Turkey unjust

Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) is disturbed by reports that Turkish teacher Arif Komis and his family, recognised by the...

Break the silence to end violence against women

No matter what society thinks about violence against women, the fear women feel in the face of any form of violence is real, says...

So you think local government isn’t cool enough?

An informed public is our best bet to guarantee better governance – show interest and fight the urge to throw your hands up in...

Advancing a people’s Asean

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More than 1,000 representatives of civil society groups from the Asean region came together in Bangkok in February to express their desire and commitment...

Are we ready for technocratic governance?

For a political leader to deliver on promises, a great deal of technical know-how and policy knowledge are vital ingredients, says Nicholas Chan. As...

Fuel price hike without measures to check oil guzzling is meaningless: CSE

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It is unacceptable that, when India is reeling under severe economic pressure and household budgets are stretched, there is no official strategy to help...

Security crisis shows Project IC still haunts Sabah, say analysts

4 March 2013 — The incursion by Filipino militants into Sabah and pockets of armed foreigners in the state show that “Project IC” is...

Foreign workers ban: What’s the real story?

If the government is serious about attracting Malaysian workers, it must admit that the current minimum wage is not a living wage, says Rani...

Abuse of domestic workers by agencies hardly reported

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The coverage of issues of abuses of domestic workers centres around employers, but Concerned Citizen wonders why she has never read any news about...

The Najib Razak 1MDB Trial Ep 2: Before it was 1MDB, it was TIA

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Before it was 1MDB, it was the Terengganu Investment Authority (TIA). Patrick Teoh reports for the Malaysian Insight.

Coronavirus: Partygoers, religious followers and us – whose rights should prevail?

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The world today needs all of us to cultivate the collective responsibility to reduce Covid-19 transmissions and to flatten the curve of the outbreak,...

A dead end for Malaysian politics?

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At a time when all of Asia is on the brink of a global recession sparked by the rising costs of oil and gas...

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