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Let’s talk about the ‘other Malays’

We should look at individual needs rather than viewing everything through ethnic lenses and have the liberty to define one's own 'Malayness'.

Selangor sultan sounds warning over Malay disunity

Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah says the Malays must be united and put aside all wrangling.

Cutting through the Malay noise

Malays are in control of the country and their own destiny, but are now pitted against each other. Malays should use their political dominance wisely and not be used by unscrupulous politicians.

Our monarchs are our own creation

If the monarchs have transgressed or meddled in the affairs of the state, it is because elected leaders have agreed to it or been complicit in allowing such transgressions to take place.

Daim tells Malays to ‘think rationally’

The Council of Eminent Persons chairman says they should not fall for the false narratives being propagated by Umno leaders.

PH needs an ideological framework to regain Malay support

PH leaders are well-meaning and sincere but they cannot assume that economic benefits arising from sound economic policies can garner support from the Malay masses.

Focus on common folk too, says Wan Saiful

PPBM's strategist says those who live outside the 'Bangsar bubble' are the ones who will determine the government's popularity.

Anwar tells why PH facing backlash from Malays

He says the government has succumbed too much to pressure from the urban elite and civil society.

Provide matriculation for Malays, but don’t compromise on standards

The intake into matriculation colleges can be increased, but students must pass an exam that is on par with STPM.

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'.

The PH GE14 manifesto and BN Education Blueprint

The education minister should reform the policy of student intake at colleges and universities, including the matriculation programme, to ensure a balance between fair representation of ethnic groups and special assistance for the B40.

Lorry driver accused of insulting Malays should have been given bail,...

They say bail can be considered under the Criminal Procedure Code since the law under which the man was charged is silent on the matter.

Kudos to Daim for speaking out at UTM

UTM has been overly obsessed with the Malay and Islamic narratives for decades, with few tangible results.

Lorry driver charged with insulting Malays and Islam

Court offers no bail to the accused over a Facebook post made in January.

Malay economic body defends Azmin’s pro-Bumiputera stand

This is one way to reduce the income and wealth gap among races, says Malay Economic Action Council.

Semenyih is not the end of the world for PH

While PH should not feel too crestfallen by what happened in Semenyih, it must accept the fact that Malaysians now feel empowered to punish the government.

Act sternly against extremists

The new government should not pander to the demands of extremists, which are often ridiculous, incendiary and stupid.

I wasn’t being racist, says Nazri over controversial speech in Semenyih

The BN secretary-general denies asking for vernacular schools to be closed.

Christmas Islands’ Malays no longer second-class citizens

A new generation of Malays is dreaming big and building progressive lives.

Let’s talk about the race card

Politicians must understand that the politics of identity is important but keeping the balance of moderation in everything is the key to peace and prosperity.

Understand Malay concerns, analysts tell Malaysia Baru enthusiasts

Aliran's Faisal Hazis says the country is still far from actually being Malaysia Baru.

Time to help the first Malaysians

With the Cameron Highlands by-election showing the importance of the Orang Asli as voters, it is only right for the government to implement effective programmes to uplift the community, including granting them land rights.

The Malay boy who lived among the Chinese

This is the story of a scrawny Malay boy who studied at a Chinese school for five years without once experiencing racist attacks by his classmates.

What has UEC recognition got to do with Malay upliftment, MCA...

Its president adds that DAP leaders have no guts to tell Dr Mahathir Mohamad to keep the PH election promise of recognising the UEC.