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

Low-hanging fruits in Bosnia

Bosnia offers excellent opportunities to outward-looking Malaysian companies and entrepreneurs who are willing to venture into new untapped markets.

Populariti PH menjunam: Jangan ‘kencing’ rakyat lagi

Di manakah asas markah 6/10 atau 6.5/10 yang diberikan menteri PH terhadap prestasi sendiri sedangkan kepuasan hati terhadap pentadbiran Dr Mahathir hanya dalam lingkungan 46%?

The sorry state of Malaysian academics

A true public intellectual will remain consistently relevant in the goal to develop a critical society, and there is no room for selfish, egotistical agendas.

Malay leaders, post-truth and alternative facts

Like Donald Trump, Malay leaders with ulterior motives have peddled post-truth and alternative facts to further 'ketuanan Melayu'.

Ketika Hamka diharamkan di Johor

Kekolotan umat Islam di negara ini sesuatu yang disedari sarjana besar Islam nusantara beberapa dekad lalu.

Netanyahu means war

Trump and Netanyahu are two sides of the same political coin, and will do almost anything to please their conservative bases.

How much a maid is worth in Malaysia

Ambika MA Shan's acquittal might give prospective employers free rein to abuse their maids because they know they will not be punished.

Erti kemenangan Jokowi pada politik Malaysia

Prabowo Subianto diketengahkan sebagai calon yang kuat membela Islam, sementara Joko Widodo digambarkan mewakili rakyat Indonesia yang kurang dari segi keagamaan Islam.

Time to close down our 20 public universities?

The High Court's defence of the government's ban on three books by IRF marks the death of critical thinking.

Mr Education Minister, put the Tiger spirit in school and watch...

Education Minister Maszlee Malik should look to premier schools such as King Edward VII, Taiping, and Victoria Institution in working out plans to improve the education system.

Tiba masa PH buat pusingan U akui ekonomi negara suram

Dalam keadaan sekarang, kerajaan perlu melupakan kerja meyakinkan rakyat dan menumpukan usaha meyakinkan pelabur serta persepsi antarabangsa mengenai ekonomi Malaysia.

A castrated academe perpetuates fads

The recent emotionalism surrounding the Rome Statute showed the failure of Malaysian universities and educators.

We don’t need a bigger particle collider

If technological breakthroughs make colliders more affordable, it might be worth building one that is bigger than the Large Hadron Collider.

Rethinking the role of professors, post-Rome Statute controversy

If professors serve their political masters, their new masters in a democratic society would be none other than the people.

Selamat meninggalkan kami, Indonesia

Badan yang kerjanya mempromosi sastera kita tidak berminat untuk berfikir di luar kotak, dan penghujungnya semua rosak belaka

ECRL: No cause for celebration

It was not a choice between cancellation or renegotiation, but a choice between appeasing China or suffering the consequences.

From Permata to Genius, but what’s the difference?

The Permata programme for early childhood development has been rebranded as 'Genius', but whether the programme itself will undergo any change remains to be seen.

Menjelang ulang tahun penubuhan Umno dan kekalahan BN pada 9 Mei

Strategi yang dilaksanakan BN ialah mengukuhkan sokongan orang Melayu melalui kerjasama Umno dan PAS. Apabila teras Melayu kukuh, dengan mudah Cina dan India akan turut serta.

PH’s greatest achievement, one year on

Have you seen baton charges and water cannons being used against protesters who want to voice their grievances?

Our racial media diet

Our staple diet is killing our ideals of what it means to be a Malaysian.

Rantau: Kekalahan yang memalukan bakal PM

Anwar hilang peluang untuk muncul sebagai pemimpin PH yang mampu mengalahkan gabungan Umno-PAS selepas DAP dan PPBM gagal di Cameron Highlands dan Semenyih.

Oklokrasi, pemerintahan samseng lawan kepada demokrasi

Oklokrasi adalah gaya pemerintahan di mana sekumpulan pemain politik membentuk sumber kuasa yang saling bersaingan.

Racist rhetoric triumphs in Israeli elections

Former Israeli foreign minister gives a damning appraisal of Benjamin Netanyahu and how his racist rhetoric pushed him to victory again.

Just 1 reason why we need the IPCMC

Malaysians are familiar with deaths in custody as well as the police's stock phrases to explain them.

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