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Stories by Mariam Mokhtar


| January 13, 2016
COMMENT
Nur-Amirah-Atirah-2

There are plenty of lessons to learn from the story of runaway girl Nur Amirah. More ››

| January 6, 2016
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UMNO

Here are seven reasons why Najib will stay on beyond GE14. More ››

| January 5, 2016
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ahmad-maslan

The government has failed the average Malaysian worker. More ››

| January 2, 2016
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Child-marriage

PAS' Khairuddin is not encouraging responsible behaviour with his suggestion. More ››

| December 27, 2015
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Langkawi Monacco

Attitudes have to change before it can become the eastern rival of the Mediterranean island. More ››

| December 26, 2015
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Banned

We would not just lose peace and goodwill but also risk our reputation as a moderate nation. More ››

| December 20, 2015
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the-farce-awakens

Why the Umno general assembly failed to be a bore buster. More ››

| December 16, 2015
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flipflop

Their leaders seem to lack principle, focus and direction. More ››

| December 15, 2015
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seven-shades-of-fear

Everyone at the Umno General Assembly was afraid of something. More ››

| December 12, 2015
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Shahrizat

If she were not associated with Umno, she would have been slapped with a sedition charge. More ››

| December 6, 2015
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beach

Are we killing the goose that lays the golden egg? More ››

| December 1, 2015
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mahathir,muhyiddin,malaysia

Muhyiddin and other Umno dissenters must know that their suffering is nothing compared to the misery the rakyat... More ››

| November 22, 2015
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kamalanathan

A graduate is only as good as the system that provides him with his education. More ››

| November 14, 2015
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colum-b

Jakim's defenders have avoided addressing his main point, that the department invades privacy. More ››

| November 6, 2015
COMMENT
MARA

Will it be another investigation that ends with 'no further action'? More ››

| October 31, 2015
COMMENT
Photo by Karis Wong

Despite threats from the authorities, the cartoonist has not stopped mocking the ruling party since the Reformasi days. More ››

| October 24, 2015
ruth-iversen

Architect B M Iversen's daughter reminisces on her father's love and dedication to the people of Malaysia More ››

| October 16, 2015
COMMENT
orang-asli

There has been little improvement in the lives of Orang Asli, since 1957 even as our ministers look on... More ››

| October 10, 2015
MPUK

A new organisation has emerged in the UK to engage Malaysian students in discussions on current issues. More ››

| October 3, 2015
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So-What

From the ordinary citizen who thinks nothing of littering to the big companies who pollute our air, waterways and... More ››

| September 28, 2015
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sacrifice

The Eid al-Adha ritual should nourish one's faith, helping to develop tolerance and other moral qualities. More ››

| September 20, 2015
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umno-red-shirt

They need to exorcise the demons inside them and to wean themselves from the entitlement culture. More ››

| September 12, 2015
COMMENT
rempit

When will our politicians and police muster the will to deal with the menace? More ››

| September 1, 2015
COMMENT
najib

Najib must be fuming at the cruel irony More ››

| August 21, 2015
COMMENT
bersih_4_600

Should one join the rally at the risk of getting tear-gassed or stay home, knowing it was the last... More ››

| August 15, 2015
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teksi-malaysia

We can't blame Malaysians for their distrust of politicians. More ››

| July 31, 2015
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najib

After sacking his deputy, it does look like the PM’s prospects of holding on to power are slim, unless... More ››

| July 25, 2015
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patriotism,-malaysia

Is someone patriotic when they improve the lot of Malaysians, or when they take pride in the rituals of... More ››

| July 18, 2015
Lim-Guan-Eng_malaysia_600

Lim Guan Eng shares his thoughts about the state of the country, the death of Pakatan Rakyat and the... More ››

| July 10, 2015
zairil

DAP's Zairil opens up to FMT. More ››

| July 4, 2015
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JPJ,-YPN

There's something fishy about JPJ authorising an obscure NGO to auction number plates More ››

| June 20, 2015
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avoid chil

Should parents who neglect their children, be charged with wilful neglect? If the child is injured, or dies, in... More ››

| June 12, 2015
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petty-minded

Often enough, power hungry civil servants make life miserable for us for no good reason. More ››

| April 17, 2015
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ahamd maslan 2

The Deputy Minister of Finance is clueless about a lot of things, especially economic matters. More ››

| April 3, 2015
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kampung medan

Some reports said that this diverse community had lived peacefully for ages. So, why did violence flare-up that day? More ››

| March 20, 2015
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Baling, Abdul Azeeez Abdul Rahim2

Umno-Baru MPs are clearly concerned about protecting their own interests, and what happens to the rakyat is anybody’s guess. More ››

| February 27, 2015
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demonstrate

Malaysians have allowed their government to frighten them into doing nothing to correct injustices. More ››

| February 20, 2015
COMMENT
Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz_texi_kl_300

Minister blames taxi drivers for tarnishing the country's image yet doesn’t address allegations of corruption among the higher-ups in... More ››

| January 23, 2015
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najib_Muslim extremists_300

The protection of the word is only a guise for the protection of political power. More ››

| January 16, 2015
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malay girls2

The most repressed people in Malaysia are Malay women. More ››

| January 9, 2015
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Abdul Hamid Mohamad2

The greatest threat to the Malays comes from bigots like Abdul Hamid Mohamad, Umno Baru and extremist Muslim NGOs. More ››

| January 4, 2015
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kelantan banjir_300

Both Putrajaya and Kota Bharu are guilty of decades of neglect and under-investment. More ››

| December 27, 2014
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ahmad maslan umno geography2

There is a link between falling education standards and meddling ministers. More ››

| December 19, 2014
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hudud melayu

If the ulama are convinced of this, why not persuade Umno-Baru to set a date for a referendum and... More ››

| December 12, 2014
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malaysia and money_300

Here is a lesson in economics to put you in a better position to make informed judgements. More ››

| December 6, 2014
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abuse1

Repeated domestic violence would not happen with proper coordination between the police, the Social Welfare Department, the courts and... More ››

| December 1, 2014
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melayu2

Umno Baru sees the Malay mind as fertile ground for sowing the seeds of self-doubt. More ››

| November 21, 2014
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paedophilia2

It's a cause more worthwhile than protesting against the building of churches, the distorting of the PM's picture and... More ››

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