GE13 public forum in Penang on 21 April

A public forum 'GE13: The burning issues - Vote for democracy' will be held in Penang on 21 April, the day after Nomination Day....

Pak Samad tells voters to oust BN

Bersih 2.0 co-chairman Datuk A. Samad Said openly called on voters on 6 April 2013 to support the opposition and use this “once chance”...

The new frontline states in GE13

Intense contests are expected in the new frontline states of Negri Sembilan, Johor, Sarawak and Sabah, observes Johan Saravanamuttu. The 13th general election, to...

Appointment of Prime Minister after GE13

Tommy Thomas demolishes the myth being propagated about how the next Prime Minister should be chosen after the conclusion of the general election. Truth...

50 truths about Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez uplifted the lives of millions and defied the neoliberal agenda. Salim Lamrani lays bare the truths behind a man often...

Thatcher’s remains

John Hilley reflects on the neoliberal legacy of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, who has passed away. Many million words will now be...

GE13 a defining moment for Malaysia

The choice before us is not between two devilish alternatives but between fear and hope, between tyranny and democracy, writes Dennis Ignatius. No...

Employers trying to frustrate implementation of minimum wage

Many employers are trying to be 'smart' and doing all kinds of things to defeat the plan to provide fair wages to workers, notes...

Between a fluid region and a hard state

Farish Noor fears that the Sulu gunmen who landed in Sabah did not only bring their M-16s and rocket-launchers with them, but also the...

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...

It’s borders with long(er) histories, stupid

Patricio N Abinales traces the larger historical backdrop surrounding the Sulu intrusion into Sabah. Anyone honestly curious and concerned about what is happening “down...

Press freedom: Malaysia lags behind Brunei, Timor Leste

Brunei and Timor Leste have a much better global press freedom ranking than Malaysia. That says a lot about the Malaysian media. Brunei, Timor...