Malaysians must change, not just the gov't

We need to ask ourselves why Malaysians are so easily divided and exploited. 
  T K Chua

Difficult conditions hamper registration for E-Card

The issuance of the E-Card to register illegal foreign workers, it is hoped by the government, will end the problem of the millions of undocumented foreign workers in the country. However, the objective may not be realised if one considers the smaller number of workers registered so far before the end of June deadline. In all the major Immigration Departments offices there are long queues of workers wanting to be registered and the situation is chaotic in some locations.
  V Thomas

Stop calling Wan Azizah 'interim PM' candidate, she's a woman of calibre

The single major mistake that PKR and other opposition leaders and parties have made is declaring Opposition Leader and PKR president Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as their candidate for interim prime minister should they win the coming general election.
  Nathanael Foo

Towards religious and ethnic harmony

On May 5, 2017, a driver was attacked by several men outside a surau just after Friday prayers concluded at Taman Austin Perdana, Johor Baru. This was because, the driver found cars blocking his path and he kept honking. Several men hit him with traffic cone, helmet and bare hands.
  Marcus Lee

Community outreach programmes as missing links

A recent warning by Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, against corruption, “six decades of development can be destroyed in just a single decade through wrongdoings that result in wastage”.
  Khen Han Ming

End the pretence, repeal Sosma

The Malaysian Bar is dismayed that the provision for pre-charge detention for up to 28 days, pursuant to the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma), were renewed for a further five-year period by the Dewan Rakyat on April 5, 2017.
  George Varughese

‘Contest to label someone a racist is stupid’

Depravity is a dangerous indulgence to fall into. It may cause us to lose our minds. We become stupid, not knowing we are.
  TK Chua

Gifts and fruits

Election coming?
  May Chee

Need to be clear on ‘hit-and-run’

It was reported that a car driver had fled the scene after a fatal accident at Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur on May 24, which killed a motorcyclist and pillion rider.
  CY Ming

Is it only about the PM?

It is disheartening to note that the opposition parties are now fighting who among their respective leaders would become the prime minister (PM) should they win the coming general election.
  TK Chua

Establish the IPCMC immediately

The Malaysian Bar is aghast that yet another person has died while in police custody. K Partiban, aged 34, who was being held by the police in Malacca under the Prevention of Crime Act 1959, was reportedly already dead when the police brought him to the hospital on May 22, 2017.
  George Varughese

Highly immoral and inhumane to continue with executions

In the wee hours of this morning, May 24, 2017, two men had been executed at Sungai Buloh Prison - a Chinese Malaysian and Yong Kar Mun, 48 who was sentenced to death in 2009 for armed robbery.
  Kasthuri Patto

The PDRM need more than reshuffling

The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) are very much in the news lately, due to the arrests of many its personnel, among them senior officers, on suspicion of corruption and protecting drug and crime syndicates.
  TK Chua

Consider initiating a 'Retaining Expert Programme'

The government has persistently, for the last many years, been trying its best to bring back highly skilled and experienced Malaysian workers abroad through the 'Returning Expert Programme' (REP).
  Muzaffar Syah Mallow

One does not need a PhD to understand the 51-years-struggle of DAP

University Utara Malaysia (UUM) lecturer Kamarul Zaman Yusoff now wants to urge the Registrar of Societies (ROS) to cancel DAP’s registration as a political party.
  Wong Kah Woh

‘Avoid changing TPPA-related laws that damage health of M’sians’

The Consumers’ Association of Penang urges the Malaysian government not to make changes to the law relating to intellectual property rights (IPRs) to comply with the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).
  SM Mohamed Idris

Nothing funny about fat jokes

We often wonder which civilised world we live in when ever so often the National Council of Women's Organisations (NCWO) has to remind well-known personalities that making jokes and wisecracks about women, whether it's their name, physique or physiology, is not acceptable, unbecoming and cannot be condoned by anyone.
  National Council of Women's Organisations

The teaching of Mathematics in our schools

I sometimes squirm when I look at the teaching of Mathematics in the school syllabus.
  Stephen Ng

Modifications to the current on-call system?

The passing of a paediatrician-to-be involved in a road traffic accident (motor-vehicle accident) recently is indeed a heart-breaking news to the whole medical fraternity. With the incident, a persistent recurring issue also resurfaced - work-related commuting accident ie road traffic accidents involving exhausted doctors after on-calls.
  Schee Jie Ping

Is Sarawak immigration control becoming lax?

According to recent report, there have allegedly been numerous cases of immigration violations at Kuching International Airport (KIA). There is seemingly a security loophole at the Immigration Department at KIA.
  Eric Leong Kong Chung, S4S Central Publicity

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