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Stop shouting 'Reformasi,' that era is over

COMMENT | "GE14 last May 9 effectively ended the Reformasi era. The Barisan Nasional has been defeated and a new government is in place."

by Francis Paul Siah
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Why isn't PKR investigating if it is an inside job?

COMMENT | "Why is it taking so long to sack Azmin's accuser from his government position and from the party?"

by S Thayaparan
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Rejuvenating downtown Kuala Lumpur

COMMENT | Think City is trying to dispel the perception that downtown KL (approximately 1km radius from Masjid Jamek), is less safe than other areas in KL.

by Lee Jia Ping
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Legal reform vital for nation's survival

COMMENT | 'All the oppressive laws from the past are still very much in the statute books, and very little effort is being made to change them.'

by P Gunasegaram
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Is hoping for meritocracy futile?

COMMENT | 'More often then not, hope is a form of delusion.'

by S Thayaparan
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Now, I hold a candle for Chua Soi Lek

COMMENT | The former minister came out clean in owning up to his mistake in sexual misadventure.

by Francis Paul Siah
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Should Azmin resign if the sex video is genuine?

COMMENT | We are witness to the spectacle of another anointed one in vicious gutter politics.

by S Thayaparan
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Thank you, Lee Chong Wei

He unites the country everytime he steps onto the badminton court.

by James Chai
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Is Mahathir a feminist?

COMMENT | 'There is a stark difference between disgraced former PM, Najib Abdul Razak, and Mahathir in their promotion of women.'

by Mariam Mokhtar
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David vs Goliath – in reality, the big guy almost always wins

COMMENT | The balance of power is stacked in favour of the privileged, and sometimes people die because of it.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Dr M, what's so special about Zakir Naik?

COMMENT | 'The more vociferous civil society and others go against controversial preacher Zakir Naik, the fiercer Dr Mahathir Mohamad emerges to defend him.'

by Francis Paul Siah
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The dilemma of fake videos

COMMENT | The ease with which fakes can be made renders sex videos suspicious.

by P Gunasegaram
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Would Harapan trade Zakir Naik for Jho Low?

COMMENT | "Every time the question of Zakir Naik has come up, Harapan politicians have bent over backwards, attempting to justify his stay in Malaysia."

by S Thayaparan
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Mahathir’s procedural mistake, Latheefa’s challenge

COMMENT | Latheefa needs to be scrupulously professional, ruthlessly efficient without conflict and unquestionably independent.

by P Gunasegaram
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Don't hold Mat Sabu's poor English against him

COMMENT | "His actions, moving on the straight path, staying away from the temptations of dirty dealings and making the right calls, are more important."

by Francis Paul Siah
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The fallout from Latheefa's appointment

COMMENT | 'While politicians have attacked this appointment as process deviation, the reality is that there was never any process to begin with.'

by S Thayaparan
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A fictional story of Halim and Ahmad

COMMENT | All is well as people like Ahmad, who fail to plan for the future, will be assisted by the gov't.

by Fa Abdul
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Can Latheefa Koya tame the beast?

COMMENT | Perhaps she does not have such a difficult task ahead of her.

by S Thayaparan
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A leader stands only as tall as the people allow him

COMMENT | Leaders chosen by the rakyat must realise that respect has to be reciprocated.

by Zan Azlee
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All this noise over Latheefa is for nothing

COMMENT | Give the new MACC chief chance to prove herself.

by R Nadeswaran
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Journalism that moves the human spirit

COMMENT | It's difficult not to get depressed and pessimistic about the news today.

by Eric Loo
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Who has the political will to propel M'sia forward?

COMMENT | 'Our biggest challenge is the Harapan politicians who have no faith in the rakyat.'

by Mariam Mokhtar
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One-man rule in MACC appointment

COMMENT | The main concern with Latheefa Koya's appointment is not the outcome, but how the prime minister is making more decisions without consultation.

by James Chai
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With a new IGP, let there be 'aman' in Bukit Aman

COMMENT | Appointment of Abdul Hamid Bador could possibly be the best thing for PDRM in a long while.

by Francis Paul Siah
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The IGP's percipient Hari Raya rejoinder

COMMENT | 'It has been a messy process and there have been missteps, but Malaysians can be cautiously optimistic that some sort of reform is underway in PDRM.'

by S Thayaparan
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Why interfaith celebrations bring me such joy

COMMENT | Let's not allow intolerance and chauvinist attitudes to ruin one of the best parts of being Malaysian.

by Martin Vengadesan
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New questions over that 'RM1 trillion debt'

QUESTION TIME | Guan Eng's claims may be seen as meant more for politics than in pursuit of the financial truth.

by P Gunasegaram
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What message is Penang sending to children?

COMMENT | A Penang Island city councillor wants the police to look into the participation of children at a climate change protest.

by S Thayaparan
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Big ego displayed on buildings and roads

COMMENT | If you're interested in self-glorification, politics is not for you.

by Francis Paul Siah
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Yes, freedom of speech is also for fascists

COMMENT | Do people really find this shocking?

by S Thayaparan
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