Facebook Twitter Google Plus Vimeo Youtube Feed Feedburner

| November 19, 2017
Andrew-Aeria-1

Andrew Aeria says many communities do not understand the benefits of democracy or their own role in such a... More ››

| November 16, 2017
Maria-China-bersih

Bersih chief Maria Chin says the award belongs to all Malaysians. More ››

September 27, 2017
COMMENT
Art-Harun-liberal

Writer says the argument that in a democracy, a majority has the right to rule and do whatever they... More ››

| September 24, 2017
Mustafa-Akyol3

US-based Turkish writer and author Mustafa Akyol says authoritarian systems will end up hurting those who put them in... More ››

| September 20, 2017
Syahredzan-Johan2

Syahredzan Johan says young people need to wake up and get involved in the democratic process, otherwise the government... More ››

September 19, 2017
COMMENT
g25-malaysia-1

The word appears positively in the preamble to the Rukun Negara, but is now used to demonise those with... More ››

| September 14, 2017
najib_rakyat_malaysia_new_6001

Prime Minister Najib Razak compares his leadership to that of a former PM-turned-opposition leader, who had 'locked up hundreds... More ››

September 12, 2017
COMMENT
syed-saddiq

Writer says although Najib Razak reformed many archaic laws, there have been no major changes or follow-up action. More ››

September 11, 2017
COMMENT
pakatan-harapan-1

Writer says the internal quarrels are stupid, lazy, and it encourages more bad behaviour. More ››

September 5, 2017
COMMENT
Kua-Kia-Song-pas-dap-bendera-1

Many people point the finger at PAS as the culprits for the rift in the opposition. More ››

| September 2, 2017
Susilo-Bambang-authoritarianism

The former Indonesian president says economic gloom, low confidence in leadership and restlessness are creating doubts about the necessity... More ››

| September 2, 2017
Surin-Pitsuwan

Former Asean secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan says until the 80s, Islamisation meant good Islamic values but now it has turned... More ››

| September 1, 2017
Susilo-Bambang

Former Indonesian president to deliver keynote address at the forum, which will cover issues dealing with democracy and development... More ››

| August 27, 2017
n-surendran-lim-guan-eng-macc-malaysia-1

The Padang Serai MP says public bodies in a democratic country must never threaten legal action for criticisms in... More ››

July 28, 2017
COMMENT
rais-hussin-1mdb-rci-1

If there is a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the forex losses, why is there no RCI on 1MDB? More ››

| July 14, 2017
mukhriz-umn

The Umno president wanted all top posts in the party to be uncontested, which is against democratic practice, says... More ››

July 2, 2017
COMMENT
mahathir-malaysia

The expanded administrative powers given to the government under Dr Mahathir Mohamad helped distract from government irregularities and was... More ››

| April 28, 2017
Asean-leaders

By every measure, the region is falling deeper into dictatorship, repression, and rights abuse. More ››

March 31, 2017
COMMENT
kua-kia-soong

The democratic principle behind the term limit is that no one person should have too much power, nor power... More ››

| February 19, 2017
COMMENT
malaysia_rakyat_decy_6001 (1)

What happens when people no longer trust the government? More ››

| January 26, 2017
eiu-democracy-index

It said worsening income inequality, the "ideological entrenchment" in Congress resulting in deadlock, the financial crisis and repeated federal... More ››

| January 25, 2017
guan-eng

Party secretary-general says every Malaysian should be respected and none forgotten in a message that also raps the ruling... More ››

| December 24, 2016
lim-guan-eng

Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms are not granted by the government, making Malaysia a failed state, says Penang's chief minister... More ››

| November 25, 2016
apandi-ali-maria

He says a 'security offence' is not limited to only offences related to terrorism, but also covers, among others,... More ››

| November 4, 2016
hanif-pandikar-khairuddin

My client expects police to act promptly against the three just like how investigators swung into action after the... More ››

| October 24, 2016
ku-li-tengku-razaleigh-umno-1

Party's future depends on members who must regulate and discipline their leaders, says former finance minister. More ››

October 22, 2016
COMMENT
anusha arumugam, malaysia, democracy, hegemony, human rights

History tells us that battling hegemonic oppression is never without suffering, without losing out on luxuries, without learning tedious... More ››

| October 13, 2016
aziz-bari-merican-1

The ruling coalition in Malaysia is obsessed with the two-thirds majority as in the past it could amend constitutions... More ››

| October 6, 2016
Kuthubul-Zaman-Bukhari.

Former Bar Council President Kuthubul Zaman Bukhari says the people are under the impression that the EC's purpose is... More ››

| September 21, 2016
maria-chin-ali-tinju-2

Bersih 2.0 chairperson believes Ali Tinju wants to scare people. More ››

| September 9, 2016
najib-political-change-army

PM says government is elected by the people and outsiders as well as their political allies in Malaysia must... More ››

August 9, 2016
COMMENT
rakyat_malaysia_klcc_600

The challenge of governing is to find the trade off, balancing the conflicting interests and demands of various groups. More ››

July 31, 2016
FMT LETTERS
Nadem-Hashemi

Our unique demographic composition of different types of people with various beliefs and cultures has been an effective repellent... More ››

| July 31, 2016
COMMENT
mahathir-past

He is not the only one to blame for the crisis the country currently faces. More ››

nader-hashemi

Sarjana AS berpendapat amalan demokrasi di Malaysia sudah mundur More ››

nader-hashemi

An American scholar says the country has regressed in its democratic practice. More ››

| July 17, 2016
najib-political-change-army

Actions such as military coups must never be tolerated because the democratic process is the foundation of freedom, security... More ››

| July 6, 2016
Farooq-Tariq_600

Pakistani politician says unchecked religious fundamentalism in his country has brought devastating effects, including an increase in suicide bombings... More ››

| June 18, 2016
Idris-Haron_undi_600

Not a lot happening at polling centres in contrast to past elections when 'pondok panas' are full of commotion. More ››

| June 18, 2016
kua-kia-soong_rakyat_malaysia_6001

Suaram calls for an end to 'sickening spectacle' of token non-Malays granted citizenship at election time. More ››

| May 19, 2016
Eric-Choo-Wei-Sern

A healthy democracy will give people right to free speech, form independent opinions and express them, including criticisms against... More ››

April 29, 2016
nazri-muhyiddin-mukhriz

Umno Supreme Council member says both of them have “conspired” against Umno by becoming stooges of the Opposition. More ››

April 2, 2016
najib razak protes

PM sounds a warning about Arab Spring revolution and changing the government outside the constitution. More ››

April 2, 2016
COMMENT
ali-tinju_dap_600

Average Malaysians, irrespective of race, religion or region, know the difference between justice and fair play, and extremism and... More ››

March 26, 2016
COMMENT
Guan ENg

There is now every fear that DAP will mutate into another monster similar to the party that the country... More ››

March 20, 2016
COMMENT
max2

Police apprehend those responsible for petty crimes while those responsible for mammoth crimes and financial scandals are left free... More ››

| March 20, 2016
clare brown

'They're thinking only about how much money they can make before the house falls down.' More ››

March 6, 2016
COMMENT
gayathry_protes_600

Four reasons to reject this Mahathirian document done quickly and quietly, with little citizens' input. More ››

Page 1 of 6123456