Mahathir has ‘no objection’ to Anwar as next PM

Speaking to the Guardian, Mahathir said Anwar is a victim of a political vendetta and that a new administration would seek a royal pardon...

Increasing women’s representation in Malaysian politics

A women-only-additional-seats system is the most feasible, fastest and least contentious way of accelerating women’s participation in formal politics., says Maznah Mohamad. Women's under-representation...
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1MDB: Dissecting one of the world’s biggest financial scandals

This video from Offshore Alert looks at the extraordinary allegations of multi-billion ringgit fraud and corruption involving 1Malaysia Development Berhad, which is controlled by...
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What I did in Ramadan

Mujahid Yusof describes how people of various faiths came together for a historic occasion. This year Ramadan has been tarnished by violence and killings...
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DOJ: ‘Total identified stolen proceeds’ from 1MDB now $4.5bn (RM19bn)

According to complaints, from 2009 through 2015, more than US$4.5bn (RM19.2bn) in funds belonging to 1MDB was allegedly misappropriated by high-level officials of 1MDB...

Towards a people’s charter on trade

Free trade agreements have been the battering rams that have been used by the political elite of advanced countries to create a lop-sided economy...

Prescribing press freedom in Malaysia

Malaysia has regressed so much in terms of press freedom and freedom of expression, laments Mustafa K Anuar. The fact that Malaysia attained the 144th...

On actions that forge censorship

Arbitrary censorship violates freedom of expression, curbs dialogue and debate, and cripples democracy as a whole, says Mustafa K Anuar. Pas president Abdul Hadi Awang...

Malaysia needs to define extremism

Extremist thinking is a challenge to the moderate foundations of our nation, says Ronald Benjamin. The Barisan Nasional government’s decision not to adopt Pas' motion...

Society should not pin the blame on the innocent women

It is not a girl’s or woman’s dressing which is problematic. The problem is with the person who views the attire of a 12-year-old...

Education sector a victim of politicking?

The quality of education in universities will definitely drop when staff strength is indiscriminately reduced and budgets are cut in the wrong places, says...

Demonstrations are part of democracy

They allow the people to express their open dissent against any unjust government policies, systems, laws or actions, says W H Cheng. When the...

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