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What human rights are we celebrating this year?
We often throw about the words “human rights” in conversations on political, socio-economic and cultural issues.
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Competent, accountable and transparent TARUC facing political castration by MoF — Pamela Yong
DECEMBER 9 — The Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) issue has now become the interest of national debate with many versions and much spin surrounding the funding or rather the renouncemen...
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Stop the destruction of the forest at Banjaran Kledang, Perak
Another forest at the hill slope of Banjaran Kledang, which was formerly part of Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve, covering 500.2 hectares located near Chemor in Mukim Hulu Kinta, Kinta District in Perak...
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Fallout from the campaign for true Malaysian history
LETTER | I refer to the posted comment by Ranjit Singh Malhi in response to the Malaysiakini article, GBM regrets Anwar's comment on Lim Teck Ghee in which he wrote: “Personally speaking, I doubt Li...
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What the Worry Index is all about — Jamari Mohtar
DECEMBER 9 — When EMIR Research unveiled its first ever National Worry Index (NWI) last month wherein Malaysia scored a co-efficient of 0.77 which denotes a marginally maximum-worried rakyat, reacti...
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Pakatan Harapan is coming apart at the seams
LETTER | The one thing a government coalition ought to project is inner unity.
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From high hopes to shattered dreams?
COMMENT | I am glad I have been given the opportunity to contribute to an intellectually engaging forum Malaysiakini.
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Why Umno will always be relevant
COMMENT | Three major political parties held their assemblies over the weekend – PKR in Malacca, Umno in Kuala Lumpur and Parti Amanah in Shah Alam.
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Tesco considers sale of Thai and Malaysian stores
The UK's biggest retailer, Tesco, is considering the sale of its stores in Thailand and Malaysia.
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Anwar bagai sudah jatuh ditimpa tangga
Tiada sidang Parlimen bermula minggu ini sehingga Mac 2020.
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Billions lost in defence procurement scandals
Reading the long and never-ending litany of malfeasance, corruption and incompetence in our nation is always a frightfully depressing affair.
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Truths about Xinjiang that western politicians and media won’t tell you — Bai Tian
DECEMBER 9 — Ever since last year, there has been an unusual amount of hype around Xinjiang issues on the western media.
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While New Malaysia burns, PKR squabbles
"Ah, lips that say one thing, while the heart thinks another." - Alexandre Dumas, "The Count of Monte Cristo" COMMENT | Well, the peace treaty between Anwar Ibrahim and Azmin Ali did not last long.
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No discussion held with AG on Rafizi case
I refer to the news report by the Edge dated Dec 6, entitled “AG says appeal against Rafizi acquittal done without his knowledge”.
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Why chess is definitely a sport
DECEMBER 9 — First of all, congratulations to Yeoh Li Tian for taking the chess gold medal at the 30th Philippines SEA Games.
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KL needs a plan to eradicate poverty
If the issue of urban poverty is not addressed in totality, it will have a debilitating impact on the economy and the social fabric of our people in the long run.
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Xi’an’s underground kingdom
The subway project is progressing at a turtle’s pace with more discoveries of relics buried underground.
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Messy politics may hinder transition
Fist fights, a walkout, scathing debates and calls for the sacking of datuk Seri azmin ali marred the PKr congress and dented the image of the party.
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The deep state and its manifestations
There has been so much talk recently about the ominous presence of the deep state within the government.
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Will MIC become just an insignificant appendage of Muafakat Nasional?
COMMENT | MIC appears to be signalling that it will be a part of the Muafakat Nasional alliance between Umno and PAS.
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Don’t give unwanted advice when you visit the sick
GENERALLY, it is therapeutic to have well-meaning friends visit you when you are hospitalised, especially those who simply have a positive vibration about them.
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Better to be paranoid, than off guard when it comes to STD prevention
Dear Dr. G, I am ashamed to email you, but I am hoping to get some clarification about sexually transmitted infections, especially HIV.
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Life (and death) in plastic
THE animal is dead.It can be a fish, bird, mammal or reptile.
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Save the Singapore Marathon
DECEMBER 8 — I am not a runner.
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Walking the talk
THREE years from now could seem a lifetime in this fast-paced world we live in, but 2022 isn’t that far off, especially with our Parliament members passing the Bill for Malaysians aged 18 and above ...
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‘Pessimism abounds’ in the nation
IT’S the perut economy, stupid.
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What was Vincent Tan doing at Armada dinner?
LETTER | It raised a few eyebrows when videos of Bersatu Armada’s fundraising dinner especially when long-time Dr Mahathir Mohamad ally and funding patron, Vincent Tan was seen front and centre at t...
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What in God’s name is a hyper-liberal?
“To 'choose' dogma and faith over doubt and experience is to throw out the ripening vintage and to reach greedily for the Kool-Aid.” ― Christopher Hitchens, God Is Not Great: How Religion Poison...
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Goodbye, Vision 2020
On Jan 1, 2020, Malaysia should have been ushered into the ranks of developed nations, according to Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s Vision 2020.
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The misunderstood concepts of progressive and liberal Islam
More Malaysian Muslims should strive to be progressive and liberal.
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Four films in Malaysian cinemas you might want to check out now
DECEMBER 7 ― As we enter the month of December, which is usually reserved for Oscar bait and Christmas movies, and movies for kids since it's the school holidays here in Malaysia right until the end...
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Tajuddin has not apologised yet
LETTER | The Malaysiakini article 'Ashes' remark - House moves to sanction Pasir Salak MP.
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Younger generation rejects gutter politics
LETTER | The National Union of Malaysian Muslim Students (PKPIM) followed closely the recent attempt to demolish the reputation of Anwar Ibrahim.
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Tyranny of the majority over the disabled
LETTER | I refer to the Malaysiakini article Ensuring the future of all disabled Malaysians which states that the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was on Dec 3.
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A strong signal that Harapan won't tolerate racial insults in Parliament
LETTER | Yesterday, Parliament passed a motion to refer Tajuddin Abdul Rahman (BN-Pasir Salak) to the Rights and Privileges Committee for his derogatory remarks against the Hindu community in Malaysia...
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Bracing Umno for the Age of Disruption
LETTER | It’s a tradition for the deputy president of Umno to officiate the Youth, Wanita and Puteri congress with a speech that serves as a guideline on the eve of the party’s general assemblies.
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Jailing people for not praying will not make Islam popular
COMMENT | As much as we hope for progressive change after a historic general election in Malaysia, we must also expect that certain things might not go the way we want them to.
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Are Khazanah’s arms going to be twisted to sell Plus?
QUESTION TIME | Highway toll concessionaire Plus Malaysia Bhd, the largest toll operator in Southeast Asia and among the largest anywhere, is owned by Khazanah Nasional Bhd (51 percent) and the Employ...
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The ugly faces of Umno-Baru
COMMENT | Was Tajuddin Abdul Rahman, the MP for Pasir Salak, under instruction to cause an uproar in Parliament and divert our attention from Zahid Hamidi's trial for Criminal Breach of Trust (CBT), m...
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Adding more life to our years
COMMENT | I visited a friend who was being treated for a rare form of ear cancer.
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Serious effort needed to ‘save’ public healthcare
The responsibility for the lack of progress in restoring the Intensive Care Unit of the Sultanah Aminah Hospital rests with the Pakatan Harapan government.
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Ashes, and the Communist Party of Malaya
The Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) originated from the world communist movement (comintern) in Moscow.
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Communicating policy sustainably
With enough cohesiveness and vision, we can build new coalitions and communities to overcome those who deliberately stoke division.
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Suhakam statement on annual report being tabled in Parliament
LETTER | The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) extends its appreciation to the government for debating its 2018 annual report in the third sitting of Parliament in 2019 for the first time.
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Public healthcare system facing many tragedies
LETTER | The responsibility for the lack of progress in restoring the ICU unit of the Sultanah Aminah Hospital in Johor Bahru falls onto Pakatan Harapan.
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White Paper: Towards open, accountable defence planning
LETTER | Malaysia’s Defence White Paper 2019 was tabled and passed in Parliament on Monday.
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Spying is against Islam
LETTER | Sisters in Islam (SIS) is appalled by the latest news in Terengganu where six individuals were arrested, imprisoned and summoned by the Jabatan Hal Ehwal Agama Terengganu (JHEAT) for delibera...
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Why do we find forgiveness so difficult?
In December 2015, my family and I went on holiday to South Africa.
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Sex-related issues rock Malaysia like never before
LETTER | Sex scandals seem to be the only thing that has any traction in Malaysia lately.
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'Sodomy III' will be excruciating and unbearable
COMMENT | However PKR president Anwar Ibrahim attempts to put his house in order, including his latest “Don’t test my patience” warning to anyone who bothers to listen, his efforts are not payin...
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Insincere apologies are an insult, too
To say something totally insulting and unacceptable and then retract or apologise is malarkey.
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Surat untuk mufti Pulau Pinang
Saya ingin memberitahu Mufti Pulau Pinang Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor bahawa beliau tidak keseorangan.
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Deep state, poor leadership and plain incompetence
Talk about the deep state – a state within a state, a covert, shadowy body of bureaucrats and power brokers manipulating things from behind the scenes in pursuit of their own agenda – has suddenly...
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Why is MCA ungrateful for the RM40m to help TARUC? — Ko Chung Sen
DECEMBER 5 — Every university in the world, public or private, will cry out in joy if the government announced an extra RM10 million on top of the RM30 million yearly allocation.
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Will watching porn soon be worse than taking drugs? — Yiswaree Palansamy
DECEMBER 5 — Of late, Malaysia has been showing healthy signs of modernisation by starting to recognise that certain groups of people should be viewed and identified as victims instead of criminals.
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Tattoos and ‘our culture’
Once again, we are mired in a controversy that stems from yet another thing that is not “our culture”.
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Where are you YB, democracy is a cold room without you?
DECEMBER 5 — Eighty per cent of life is showing up, according to writer-director Woody Allen.
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Sosma can’t be above Constitution
OUR Constitution is the supreme law of the Federation and the superior courts have the power to review and invalidate any executive or legislative action that violates it.Regrettably, for most of the ...
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