Tommy Thomas says this freedom is being enjoyed by individuals and critics of the government.
Dr Mahathir Mohamad laments that one aspect of leadership that is sometimes overlooked is the ability to feel for the ordinary folk.
The open criticism of the appointment of Latheefa Koya as MACC head is proof that Ahmad, Ah Chong and Appu are no longer afraid of the PM – not even if that person is Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Democracy cannot survive if China is the global power, says a Tiananmen activist.
Teachers on temporary contracts have been on strike since March 3 demanding permanent employment arrangements that would improve their rights and benefits, especially over retirement.
Deepavali tells us to bring clarity to our thinking so that we will be able to see everyone, whatever their race or religion as human beings who have the same needs, who bleed if cut, and who share the same Earth.
He says the government will not be involved in the process and has left it to media practitioners to jointly discuss the matter.
The former law minister says the decision yesterday will effectively silence dissent.
Former student leader Tan Wah Piow says the May 9 elections offer a hope for better democracy in the region.
Iman Research finds that youths did not take the PH’s pledge to resolve certain issues within 100 days seriously but are hoping that it will fulfil these promises, especially the creation of job opportunities.
China views Taiwan as part of its own territory, to be reunified by force if necessary, and is always swift to condemn any move interpreted as de facto diplomatic recognition of the government in Taipei.
Voters must understand that their responsibility to democracy and the rule of law does not end at the ballot box, says Sultan Nazrin Shah.
A Speaker’s Corner should be set up at Dataran Merdeka and people must be allowed to freely assemble there to voice their grouses peacefully so that Dataran Merdeka becomes more than a mere tourist attraction.
The former prime minister's lawyer says he will file a notice of appeal on Monday.
A police probe into the lawyer could be signs of a slippery slope, Pakatan Harapan told.
Mahathir’s popularity is increasing by the minute, with even children wanting to become like him, but he has much to do – including putting in place safeguards against authoritarianism - if he wishes to leave a respected legacy
The coalition's very existence is in question following its disastrous showing in the general election, but there are good reasons why an active and alert BN is needed even more now.
This is one of 10 proposals Gerak has made to the new education minister, including one to replace ‘kulitocracy’ with meritocracy.
Nothing has changed as far as the 'mainstream' media's understanding of journalism is concerned.
Tens of thousands of titles related to Islam have been banned over the past decades, and Muslim scholars and activists are hoping to put an end to the practice.
They have wasted no time in switching their support to the new government.
The NGO says the media must give equal coverage to all political parties, not just the ruling government, unlike the practice under Barisan Nasional.
The Malaysian Academic Movement urges new education minister to undertake crucial reforms to improve academic environment, including abolishing the National Council of Professors.
The Pakatan Harapan de facto leader can now join active politics.