Kua Kia Soong
Governing a country in the 21st century by appointing advisers, committees or task forces is also costly and will bleed our national coffers even more.
Keep in mind that Dong Zong has welcomed Malaysians of all ethnicity into Chinese schools all this while.
This achievements by Chinese Malaysians have few, if any, comparisons in the world.
MPs who won the election based on their promise of an environment free from the long-term health hazards that the waste from a rare earths facility can bring should resign if they cannot deliver.
PM-in-waiting must tell Malaysians what he intends to do when or if he takes power.
The Malaysian public is less interested in the political struggles within PKR than the actual crime committed.
Lim Kit Siang has forgotten that Mahathir’s first stint as prime minister was marked by sensational financial scandals and the 1MDB scandal was possible because of the political system Mahathir had created.
The outrage that human rights defenders feel when deaths in custody happen with sickening regularity is still absent in the 'New Malaysia'.
Appointed local authorities are not accountable to their local communities and thus not motivated to act.
The time is right for her to vacate her deputy prime minister post as a precursor for Anwar Ibrahim becoming the prime minister.
Instead of projects that put 'profits before people', Malaysians should focus on issues that benefit the population such as climate change, protecting the environment, and caring for indigenous peoples and marginalised communities.
A truth commission should be established to get the full story, and a memorial erected in memory of those who perished in the racial riots of 1969.
The populism practiced by the BN and now the PH government of pandering to “the Bumiputera Agenda” appears to have created a sense of entitlement that has resulted in 400,000 defaulters of the PTPTN loans.
Putrajaya must impose a moratorium on logging and plantations on Native Customary Rights land.
The party should choose a humanist path and focus on the pursuit of social justice, democracy and human rights.
The prime minister's speech implied that discrimination against opposition-led constituencies is perfectly 'normal' and a long-standing practice.
Since GE14, we have seen more and more cases of political patronage in state institutions.
Means testing is a fairer way of redistributing wealth and resources.
By not recognising the UEC, the PH Government is depriving a sector of the Malaysian population of their human right to education.
We have seen more and more cases of such political patronage and co-option of NGO activists into state institutions.
It is time for all who have hoped for real reforms in Malaysia to build a ‘third progressive force’ for a truly just, democratic and sustainable future.
Public officials who are prepared to obtain status through fake degrees cannot be trusted to be honest.
These include the third national car and the privatisation of Khazanah and other GLCs.
Not all Jews support Zionism nor do they support Israel’s discriminatory and repressive actions against Palestinians.