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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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All eyes on the all-powerful PM (and his advisers)

Firm and decisive leadership should not be an excuse to return to the dictatorial ways of the past.

Mahathir’s X and the storm in a tea cup

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.

Kit Siang disappoints Malaysians

We were primed up for the Great Debate. Alas, there's been a contestus interruptus.

‘Rahmatan lil Alamin’ to be New Malaysia’s policy, says Mujahid

The Cabinet is set to approve the proposal next week.

PH still the better choice, warts and all

Despite a series of bad news, there is a silver lining.

Lessons from my brush with death

Especially in the context of the New Malaysia, all of us, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, should seize every chance to do good to those around us for we never know if we will have another opportunity to do so.

After 10 months, would people still vote for PH?

Pakatan Harapan must get its act together before the people start losing faith in it.

Politics of identity is ruining democracy

The government should not be afraid to 'rock the boat' if it believes it is the morally sincere thing to do.

Covering New Malaysia, May 9 to March 2

Pakatan Harapan has been slipping up in recent weeks, including in Semenyih where it lost.

A one-way ticket out of Putrajaya

PH will not have the staying power if they do not pay attention to economic and education reforms that would otherwise benefit the grassroots.

I told you so, Pakatan

PH must start on major reforms and forget about mollycoddling the Malays

Bersih calls off Semenyih debate, ticks off PH, BN candidates

The coalition says the two candidates missed an opportunity to be scrutinised by the public on issues.

Who’s afraid of Justice Hamid?

The judiciary has been in the doldrums for a long time, and people are sceptical of courtroom arguments which are seen as charades to hide backroom deals.

Our leaders need a change in mindset – but so do...

Most of us are unwilling to change our beliefs, and the less we know about an issue, the more extreme our opinions seem to be.

The deafening silence of PH leaders

Where are the Pakatan Harapan politicians who used to champion moderation, economic wellbeing, good governance and the environment?

2019 brings new hopes and new expectations

Those who had voted for change in GE14 need to remember that they are in this together. It is early days yet and PH is still a work in progress.

And the Malaysian of the Year 2018 is…

Several outstanding individuals, political parties and even an investment fund that featured prominently in shaping pivotal events in the nation in 2018 can be considered for the title of Malaysian of the Year.

Nothing to panic over PPBM’s new members, says Mujahid

The Amanah veep says PH members cannot stop any of its partners from growing.

Don’t stray from 3 principles that helped us win Putrajaya, PKR...

Saifuddin Nasution Ismail says having differences in opinion is normal for political parties, but these three principles must remain unchanged.

In ‘new Malaysia’, PPBM is the ‘new Umno’, MCA tells DAP

MCA veep Ti Lian Ker says DAP leaders are silent over many issues.

Umno is not directionless, Dr Mahathir is guiding it

Umno is breaking up partly due to Ahmad Zahid Hamidi being directionless and largely due to Dr Mahathir Mohamad steering it in the direction he has charted.

After 40 years, Kit Siang returns to speak at UM

The DAP veteran says there is no guarantee that the New Malaysia will succeed in 100 days or even an electoral cycle.

Rethinking the role of civil society in the New Malaysia

Patience, a change in narrative and a virtual shadow Cabinet are the keys for civil society to play a pivotal role.

Heralding the birth of the New ‘Old Malaysia’

Pakatan Harapan must fulfil its pledge to repeal the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971.