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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Column

FMT columnists weigh in on everything from street food to international politics.

The Arab world needs a Brexit debate

Ongoing street protests, strikes, and violence in several Arab countries suggest that a moment of reckoning may have arrived.

The problem with regulating healthcare

Deregulation of consultation fees is a good thing, but doctors need to take ownership and regulate themselves.

Struktur politik pakatan stabilkan negara

Jika perkelahian PKR melimpah keluar parti dan masuk ke dalam PH, umpamanya mengheret sekali PPBM, maka ia boleh menjejaskan kerajaan.

Anwar bagai sudah jatuh ditimpa tangga

Kongres Nasional PKR ke-14 sepatutnya menjadi medan sebulat suara ahli dan pimpinan PKR mengangkat Anwar Ibrahim sebagai PM ke-8 tidak menjadi kenyataan.

Billions lost in defence procurement scandals

And while these issues took place during the former administration, the question now is what is PH going to do about it.

Goodbye, Vision 2020

The Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 looks like a rehash of Vision 2020, but its goals may not be achievable.

The misunderstood concepts of progressive and liberal Islam

A liberal and progressive Muslim is seen as a threat to the status quo.

Surat untuk mufti Pulau Pinang

Yang berada di jalan salah ialah agamawan yang menerbitkan status sektarianisme di media sosial dan laman rasmi pejabatnya.

Deep state, poor leadership and plain incompetence

Until PH finds the courage to confront the civil service, implement reforms it will remain a drag on this and any other administration.

Anwar vs Azmin: Both will lose

And if, in the unlikely event that PH collapses as a result of the political wayang kulit, the voter who voted for a New Malaysia will be the ultimate loser.

Semua parti adalah sebahagian daripada sejarah negara

Sistem demokrasi wajar memberi tempat untuk semua parti kerana sifat demokrasi pelbagai parti adalah keragaman fahaman politik atau ideologi.

Lepas kalah di Tanjong Piai, PH semakin merapu

Ahli Parlimen perlu ingat bahawa mereka adalah wakil rakyat yang dipilih untuk mewakili rakyat satu-satu kawasan untuk hadir ke Dewan Rakyat.

Chin Peng: Lies, bigotry and double standards

In Malaysia, it’s not the crime that matters as much as one’s religious or racial background.

A dead man’s ashes will not revive communism

The return Chin Peng's ashes to Malaysia sparks a controversy.

Ratu Elsa & Sultan Muzaffar Shah

Ada bermacam-macam kaedah untuk menonton sebuah filem. Ada beraneka pendekatan. Filem menjanjikan seribu satu pengajaran jika kita jujur menghubungkan.

Malaysia’s erratic foreign policy

Putrajaya is now reaching out to North Korea, despite having nothing to gain and everything to lose from closer relations with Pyongyang.

Pesta Sastera George Town bincang tajuk besar, dunia dan manusia

Walaupun disepakati zaman akhbar sudah berlalu, tetapi masih ada yang menaruh harapan majalah boleh kekal. Bagi buku, umumnya masih optimis terhadapnya.

Penyokong Anwar perlu satukan PKR, bukannya desak Dr M berundur

Sebelum mendesak Dr Mahathir Mohamad berundur, desaklah Timbalan Presiden PKR, Mohamed Azmin Ali berundur atau berubah sikap dahulu. Fikirkan cara untuk Anwar mendapat sokongan semua ahli Parlimen PKR menjadi perdana menteri terlebih dahulu.

When constituents feel let down by their MP

The Sungai Petani anti-pollution group are still waiting to meet their MP over illegal recycling factories.

Impeachment and the wider world

Donald Trump’s America has already proven to be a source of global disruption.

Addressing the so-called ‘doctors glut’

Creating more doctors in Malaysia was misplaced and ill-thought.

Amri Che Mat, darah yang direguk

Satu hal yang mungkin kita patut pertimbangkan juga adalah kehilangan dan peregukan darah Amri ada kaitan Wahhabisme, negeri Wahhabi, agamawan Wahhabi, doktrin dan ajaran takfiri Muhamad Abdul Wahab.

Post-Piai, time to face public displeasure

The lack of clear direction in education policies may have hurt the government in the Tanjung Piai by-election.

Making the best of our Google existence

The widespread use of smartphones upsets traditional power structures in which governments and commercial actors collect large troves of data to advance their own goals.

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