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Cotton wool wrap for Malays, barbed wire for non-Muslims

COMMENT | 'Malays are slighted by the smallest provocation, but they are free to insult other religions without serious reprimand.'

by Mariam Mokhtar
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Anina, what's your problem with Easter?

COMMENT | Anina Saadudin questioned the use of billboards In Kota Kinabalu to promote Easter.

by Francis Paul Siah
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Keeping the old in Kampung Baru

COMMENT | Given our disturbing record of being unappreciative of history, any redevelopment plan for Kampung Baru cannot be pursued with an overzealous mindset.

by James Chai
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Will there be a solidarity rally for Christians massacred in Sri Lanka?

COMMENT | 'The hypocrisy when it comes to responses whenever Christians are vilified in this country is farcical.'

by S Thayaparan
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Puzzling reinstatement of RM140b 1MDB project

QUESTION TIME | The government stands to gain much more by keeping full ownership.

by P Gunasegaram
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Harapan's hijab mendacity

COMMENT | Is wearing the headscarf a choice or a compulsion?

by S Thayaparan
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Adelina, Rozita, Jong-nam - what on earth is going on?

COMMENT | These mind-boggling legal decisions won’t convince the layperson justice is being served.

by Martin Vengadesan
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How smart is rebranding Permata to Genius?

COMMENT |  We cannot build a sustainable education system based on inequalities and racial superiority.

by Azly Rahman
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Perhaps it’s time to opt for a referendum on Sarawak

COMMENT | I think it's time the Sarawak Government held a referendum to ask Sarawakians to decide their own future.

by Francis Paul Siah
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Wang Kelian - it's as bad as you suspect

COMMENT | What went down in Wang Kelian is the kind of evil that could destroy a country.

by S Thayaparan
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The terrible legacy of Najib's corruption

COMMENT | The former PM is now capitalising on social media to rebrand his image as a man wronged.

by Mariam Mokhtar
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No middle ground for Harapan

COMMENT | More worrisome than losing the last three by-elections is Harapan’s declining support from Chinese and Indians.

by P Gunasegaram
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Orang Asli - why urban fat cats like you and I should care

COMMENT | 'We must insist that our society judges itself on how we treat the most vulnerable among us.'

by Martin Vengadesan
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London in the swim, what a shame!

COMMENT | The International Paralympic Committee awards London the right to host the re-arranged 2019 world para swimming championships.

by Francis Paul Siah
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Raging against human trafficking

COMMENT | I even despise the term 'human traffickers.' These cretins are 'slavers'.

by S Thayaparan
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Losing Rantau again and again

COMMENT | The elephant in the room is how poorly the Harapan gov’t is managing the economy.

by James Chai
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Cowardly, controversial, costly capitulation to China

COMMENT | Eventual losses likely to be several times bigger than for 1MDB.

by P Gunasegaram
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Harapan will lose next GE if it takes its base for granted

COMMENT | Harapan's lily-livered politicians care more about winning over the Umno/PAS crowd than taking care of their non-Malay base.

by S Thayaparan
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Musings on a nation gone half-mad

COMMENT | "The wealthy and the powerful are having a field day, of the remains of their day perhaps."

by Azly Rahman
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Mahathir, royalty and democracy

COMMENT | Ultimately, we have to choose a side. Or choose no side if the choice is meaningless.

by S Thayaparan
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Should Mahathir go now? Certainly not!

COMMENT | 'Can you imagine the dangers brought about by a power vacuum after Mahathir's removal? Think Iraq or Libya.'

by Mariam Mokhtar
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Malaysia’s RM36 billion railway to hell

COMMENT |The ECRL is economically not feasible, even if the cost drops to RM36 billion.

by P Gunasegaram
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Constitutional amendment bill: An accident waiting to happen

COMMENT | Harapan was overconfident that it could obtain the necessary support for the bill.

by Francis Paul Siah
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Rantau redemption

COMMENT | The result of the Rantau by-election will speak of Harapan's ability to hold onto the base it secured a year ago.

by Bridget Welsh
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India’s elections are the biggest in history

COMMENT | Modi hot favourite to retain hot seat, but nothing is straightforward in this democracy.

by Martin Vengadesan
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Nobody has ever punished the PDRM

COMMENT | 'The sad reality is that the PDRM has been mired in corruption, violence and misinformation for as long as I can remember.'

by S Thayaparan
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What are the real reasons for not ratifying the Rome Statute?

QUESTION TIME | Many people still don't understand why Putrajaya pulled out.

by P Gunasegaram
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Mahathir justified in pulling out of Rome Statute

COMMENT | The Rome statute fiasco was initiated by elements who can plunge this country into a protracted constitutional crisis.

by S Thayaparan
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Moving towards an economy of well-being

COMMENT | Economic indicators are useful for measuring growth, not so much quality of life.

by Lim Su Lin
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Long live the Rome Statute! Long live idiocy?

COMMENT |The gov't's U-turns on ICERD and the Rome Statute signify our entry into an Age of Mass Ignorance.

by Azly Rahman
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