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Harapan's feebleness enabling Umno's relevance

COMMENT | Umno finds support in Malays burdened by the failure of Harapan's policies.

by S Thayaparan
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Bar Council elections: After the dust has settled

COMMENT | Tthe fact that there were 35 contenders vying for 12 places shows that more people are willing to serve the Malaysian Bar.

by Syahredzan Johan
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1MDB untruths and unbelievable statements

COMMENT | Some were statements of convenience, others were made as a sense of loyalty but most were utter lies.

by R Nadeswaran
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10 ways to tackle poverty

COMMENT | The poor have also been badly let down by previous governments, including Dr Mahathir's previous 22-year stint as PM.

by P Gunasegaram
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From high hopes to shattered dreams?

COMMENT | In my new book I write about the issues plaguing the new regime that mutated from the ancien.

by Azly Rahman
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Why Umno will always be relevant

COMMENT | And, I see the new Umno-PAS tie-up as a very wise, solid tactical move that will further strengthen Umno, years down the road.

by Francis Paul Siah
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While New Malaysia burns, PKR squabbles

COMMENT | Azmin and gang are doing a better job of destabilizing Harapan then anything anyone else has done or will do.

by S Thayaparan
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What in God’s name is a hyper-liberal?

COMMENT | 'I suppose to Mat Sabu, it is perfectly acceptable to be an 'ethno-nationalist'...'

by S Thayaparan
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Jailing people for not praying will not make Islam popular

COMMENT | The state should not be meddling in the personal practice of Muslims, just because something is law doesn't mean it is just.

by Zan Azlee
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Are Khazanah’s arms going to be twisted to sell Plus?

COMMENT | Suitors for Plus have not directed their bids to the legal owners, but to the Works Ministry.

by P Gunasegaram
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The ugly faces of 'Umno Baru'

COMMENT | They are elected to serve the public, but they prefer to serve themselves.

by Mariam Mokhtar
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Adding more life to our years

COMMENT | While we will all die eventually, our sense of meaning and purpose in life varies.

by Eric Loo
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'Sodomy III' will be excruciating and unbearable

COMMENT | 'In political warfare, all kinds of tactics, dirty or above board, are part and parcel of the game.'

by Francis Paul Siah
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Harapan and the deep Islamic state

COMMENT | Politicians are using the idea of a “deep state” as a justification for inaction or inefficiency.

by S Thayaparan
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Stop using the flag mistake as racial ammunition

COMMENT | The way this issue is being played up, it’s as if the people involved are almost like terrorists.

by Andrew Sia
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Raising revenue through the Anti-Money Laundering Act

COMMENT | A simple way of collecting tax - investigate those who have assets they can’t account for.

by P Gunasegaram
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New Malaysia: If you build it, people will come

COMMENT | Harapan partisans are not pissed off by manufactured outrages, but by the backtracking and supine nature of Harapan parties.

by S Thayaparan
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Some low-risk methods to reclaim Malaysia Baru

COMMENT | This can be as modest as speaking up in coffee shops or on social media. Grumbling can often grow into a roar.

by Andrew Sia
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Chin Peng’s ashes not the issue

COMMENT | Time to analyse culture, capitalism, and human liberation. 

by Azly Rahman
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Nazi-salute, Chin Peng’s ashes, reap what you sow

COMMENT | The complex non-Malay narrative is simplified for political purposes.

by S Thayaparan
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Catering to life behind bars

SATIRE | 'That's all the freedom we can hope for - the freedom to choose our freedom.' - L M Montgomery, 'The Blue Castle'

by R Nadeswaran
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Most politicians prefer to die in glory - in office

COMMENT | Politicians urged to get involved in a voluntary or charitable organisation to really serve the people.

by Francis Paul Siah
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Universities need to be safe spaces for students to make mistakes

COMMENT | Universities must ensure that learning happens in a way that isn’t oppressive, bias or exclusive.

by Zan Azlee
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The hypocrisy over Chin Peng

COMMENT | Amidst all the hypocrisy, there is one communist lesson we refuse to learn: how China deals with corruption...

by Mariam Mokhtar
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Should Khalid Samad be sued for misfeasance?

QUESTION TIME | If abuse of authority is proved in Taman Rimba Kiara case, the gov't and public officer are liable for damages.

by P Gunasegaram
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Government must repeal OSA

COMMENT | Civil society groups have long criticised the OSA and have called for its abolishment.

by Syahredzan Johan
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Were Harapan supporters promised the impossible?

COMMENT | 'I have no idea if Malaysians would appreciate being reminded that the election manifesto is worthless.'

by S Thayaparan
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Federal Court rules developers must pay for late delivery of properties

COMMENT | The Federal Court held that the ad hoc and generous extension of time which developers enjoy is illegal.

by R Nadeswaran
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Court ruling allowing PM to be sued will raise accountability

QUESTION TIME | It has far-reaching ramifications because civil action can be taken against the PM and ministers.

by P Gunasegaram
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Keep a hawk’s eye on the lifestyle of your YBs

COMMENT | If politicians want to live the life of a high-flier and enjoy the finer trappings of life, then they should go into business.

by Francis Paul Siah
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