Aren’t there far more important issues that we need to focus on right now than calligraphy, whether Jawi, Chinese or Tamil?
Pakistan's madrasahs have long been accused of promoting extremist narratives and have been dubbed 'nurseries of extremism'.
There may be legitimate concerns over reform, but difficulties should not be excuses to resist change.
Just a year ago driving was illegal for women in Saudi Arabia.
The economist says the country should start thinking about domestic investments instead of focusing on foreign investments.
Economist Firdaos Rosli says Putrajaya needs a new economic narrative but admits that it cannot change too many things too fast.
Padungan assemblyman Wong King Wei is suspended effective today after 64 assemblymen voted for his suspension.
Reform of the education system, not just single reform measures, is urgently needed.
Citing the scuffle outside Universiti Malaya as an example, Sharifah Munirah Alatas says everything is turned into a racial issue when it is simply a human problem.
The government must do more to resolve the country's problems instead of getting distracted by political issues.
Thousands gathered in Myanmar’s commercial capital on Wednesday in support of constitutional reform.
The South Asian nation is looking to bridge a financial gap of at least US$12 billion.
Aliran's Faisal Hazis says the country is still far from actually being Malaysia Baru.
The nine months set for the process has now stretched to more than one and a half years, leaving creditors still not knowing how much of their money will be returned.
US Ambassador for UN Management and Reform Cherith Norman Chalet says the discounts demonstrate an "urgent need to reform."
The president's speech comes amid mounting pressure to accelerate reforms and improve market access for foreign companies as a bitter trade war with the US weighs on the Chinese economy.
Patience, a change in narrative and a virtual shadow Cabinet are the keys for civil society to play a pivotal role.
The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China says European business had higher hopes for what had been marketed by Beijing as a milestone event.
However, the electoral reform group calls on the government to set up a tribunal to try one member who is still in office.
The people should not allow even the slightest hint of irresponsible behaviour or bending of rules, especially by MPs or the prime minister-in-waiting.
The Petaling Jaya MP says the EC under its new chairman Azhar Harun must clean up the electoral roll and review the early voting process, among others.
The security crackdown has also involved a spike in arrests and imprisonment, regular police searches and checkpoints, and growing interference in the daily religious practices of Muslims in the region.
Amid expectations that more Umno members will follow the lead of two top leaders and quit the party, Mohamad Hasan says the Supreme Council is concerned and will work to rectify the situation.
The protests, which police sometimes broke up by beating participants, were a challenge to the authorities.