Commit to urgent climate action now!
COMMENT | We, the inhabitants of Planet Earth, are already having to deal with unprecedented and alarming events from flooding to forest fires, in what is clearly a Global Climate Emergency.
PAS-Umno union dictates early transition of power
COMMENT | The boisterous crowd that packed the entire Putra World Trade Center building to the brim to witness the formalisation of political co-operation between PAS and Umno has certainly created im...
Umno-PAS alliance - who's to blame?
COMMENT | The just solemnised alliance of Umno-PAS is bad news for Malaysians who have worked for anti-racist solutions to our nation’s challenges since colonial times.
Pension scheme: Is Harapan gov't losing the plot?
COMMENT | The recent statements emanating from top civil servants, namely Public Services Department director-general Borhan Dolah and Chief Secretary to the Government Ismail Bakar, indicate that the...
Lies and truth
COMMENT | Asyraf Wajdi (above), youth leader of Umno has issued a statement saying that we, the DAP leaders, are racists and extremists by quoting several statements alleged made by PH leaders.
Dr M and the rise of Harapan
COMMENT | Reading and learning about our nation’s history has led my curiosity to read about the political leader that shaped the nation.
In-car touchscreens may undermine safety
COMMENT by NATHANIEL BULLARD
NEW YORK: Two years ago, 10 sailors died when the US Navy’s guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a chemical tanker off Singapore.
Eight red flags in the IPCMC Bill
COMMENT | The government recently tabled a bill to establish an Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) to promote integrity, transparency and accountability within the police f...
Celebrating 200 years of Chinese education
COMMENT | It is a sad irony that while the Prime Minister is casting aspersions on Chinese educationists and even threatening arrests, we are celebrating 200 years of the contributions of Chinese educ...
Cutting the cost of the PTMP down to RM10 billion
COMMENT | A fully-integrated public transport system based on the modification of the Halcrow Plan can be implemented at less than RM10 billion in place of the overblown RM46 billion Penang Transport ...
But who was it that created the 'deep state'?
COMMENT | You have to laugh at the way one Pakatan Harapan leader after another is now trying to justify their broken election promises by pointing to this newfound mysterious 'deep state'.
Barisan Nasional has no appeal to youth
COMMENT | There was a stage, when the average tenure of the cabinet members in BN, just before the retirement of Dr Mahathir Mohamed in October 2003, was close to 18 years.
Reshaping the Muslim world order
COMMENT | An alliance of Muslim nations may not have been raised by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad in any specific form, yet it carries the potential to reshape the world order.
Kojadi board: Why we suspended Ng as chair
COMMENT | The board of directors of Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) held a board meeting on July 17, 2019 to hear and consider both verbal and written explanations given by Ng Peng Hay in regard to...
Events leading to my suspension as Kojadi chair
COMMENT | By way of a letter dated July 18, 2019, the board of directors of Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) had suspended me as a board member under Article 39(2)(b) of the by-laws of Kojadi.
IPCMC must prioritise deaths in custody
COMMENT | While it is good to see a bill for the establishment of the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) on the parliamentary agenda, it seems to miss the wood...
Taib is the ultimate test of MACC's credibility
COMMENT | The Pakatan Harapan government’s anti-corruption credibility leverages on its pursuance of other big corrupt public officials, besides Najib former premier Abdul Razak, especially since th...
Alternatives to keeping children in detention
COMMENT | Suhakam repeats its call to the government to stop the detention of children, regardless of their status or documentation, as it contravenes the Convention on the Rights of the Child to whic...
Mr Perfect, Lim Kit Siang
COMMENT | My association with Lim Kit Siang began more than half-a-century ago, in 1968, to be precise.
Terrorism: The current challenges
COMMENT | A few months ago, the former the inspector-general of police, Mohamad Fuzi Harun, stated that Tawau and Sandakan have been identified as new transit points for Islamic State (IS) terrorists ...
Hands off the press, urges ex-Media Prima boss
COMMENT | News about a company acquiring a stake in Malaysia’s largest integrated media company is against that spirit of “Malaysia Baharu”. Political parties post-GE 14 should stay clear from m...
The last straw? Not by a long shot
COMMENT | The purported plastic straw ban has been in effect in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, and Labuan since Jan 1, and in Selangor since July 1.
On what basis was the PSR's EIA approved?
COMMENT | The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are most dismayed to learn that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) ...
Further recommendations for amendments to the PAA
COMMENT | The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) welcomes the government’s decision to amend the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA) given that certain provisions in the law appear to limit ...
Harapan has lost its way to the promised land
COMMENT | Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy’s article critical of the lack of reforms has elicited a retort by Deputy Minister Ong Kian Ming, who seems mighty pleased with what the Pakatan ...