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Martin Vengadesan

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LFL takes S'pore home minister to court over 'online falsehood' direction

Shanmugam will have no choice but to respond or face a judgment in default, says director Melissa Sasidaran.

by Martin Vengadesan
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BN's PSS tactics played a part in Kimanis win

ANALYSIS | Warisan was also too reliant on Shafie Apdal's personal charisma and did not bring in enough big guns.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Ponggal is thanksgiving to nature for good harvest, says ex-MHS chief

The cultural festival is peculiar to Tamils and celebrated much more grandly in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Selective justice - spare us Anwar arrest déjà vu

COMMENT | The PKR president has been jailed on politically motivated charges in the past – history must not repeat itself this year.

by Martin Vengadesan
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2020 – still waiting for post-Mahathir Malaysia

COMMENT | Like his own monstrous creation Najib, Dr M is also out of touch and surrounded by fawning cronies.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Patani Malay pilot project shows linguistic experts the way forward

Thai project shows that starting schooling in the mother tongue has better results than 'imposing' a national language.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Interfaith council lambasts Education Ministry over Yadim memo

Saying it is greatly alarmed, MCCBCHST calls on the ministry to withdraw approval for religious propagation activities.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Reports: Two Malaysians killed in Cairo bus crash

UPDATED | 12.15PM | The accident occurred when two buses carrying tourists back from a Red Sea resort town crashed into a truck.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Academics upset UM student leader called in by cops on Christmas day

Gerak claims there is deep resistance to promised reforms by many university vice-chancellors.

by Martin Vengadesan
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PSM warns MTUC suspension could lead to 'mega-level' union-busting

The congress should be allowed to sort out its own problems without facing deregistration, says Arutchelvan.

by Martin Vengadesan
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MTUC seeks urgent meeting with ROS after 'suspension' letter surfaces

Secretary-general J Solomon is waiting to meet ROS officials to clarify the validity of the letter.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Lessons from Laos

COMMENT | The sleepy hollow is waking up and is revelling in a decade of robust growth.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Vell Paari files summons over Samy Vellu's 'diminished mental capacity'

He says action was needed due to father's Alzheimer's disease, and a lawsuit filed against both father and son.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Stulang Laut community fears empty victory

Despite legal triumphs and the Johor MB’s assurances, a decades-long case could come to a fruitless end next week.

by Martin Vengadesan
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How dangled carrots lead to forked tongues

COMMENT | If you keep scoring own goals, are we supposed not to report the match result?

by Martin Vengadesan
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At the heart of Uriah Heep

INTERVIEW | Martin interviews Ken Hensley, who was the organist and main songwriter for hard rocking Uriah Heep.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Kuala Koh's Bateq community optimistic after DPM's announcement of RM3.3mil

The bulk of the promised funds will go towards a grid power supply and water treatment system.

by Martin Vengadesan
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MCA's Ti: Muafakat Nasional is more inclusive than Malay Dignity Congress

Opposition working together under new concept - not the same as a formal coalition, adds Nicole Wong.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Ok boomer! - Dealing with those who disagree with us

COMMENT | It’s tempting to dismiss those on the other side as blind bigots and unthinking simpletons.

by Martin Vengadesan
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