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Australia’s prospering partnership with Asean – Julie Bishop

On a recent visit to South East Asia, I was reminded of the strength of Australia’s partnership with the countries of Asean – the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. In Malaysia, I met some of the 300,000 alumni of Australian universities, many now serving in key government and business positions.  In the Philippines I saw... Read More

Recent Articles

When Civil Court and Syariah Court collides – Jimmy Puah

It is a cardinal rule of law, that all laws enacted should be clear and unambiguous in terms. The reasoning for... Read More

Enough of politics and start leading country – Visnu Natesan

We have lost the plot in the search for a better country. Our society has become pessimistic without much... Read More

Hole in the heart of Africa – Ban Ki-moon

The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Central... Read More

All the best to you, too, Khalid – Joe Anak Selangor

“I have an instinctive distrust for politicians” – Brian May, Queen guitarist The above quote was taken from the... Read More

Is Kiara Park makeover worth the millions spent? – Lim Chui Choo

“The nation behaves well if it treats its natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next... Read More

Rethink the PKR elections – Sakmongkol AK47

I thought I have written my last article on the PKR elections. In my last article I did say, I want Azmin Ali... Read More

Are young employees being worked to the grave? – The Tired Eye

Some time last December, a 27-year-old Indonesian copywriter tweeted “worked to death” before she collapsed,... Read More

Media a problem in democracy? – Ignatius Haryanto

Maybe in the next five to 10 years many local and foreign observers will look at Indonesia’s 2014 elections as... Read More

Why control who can speak or meet families of MH370 passengers – Lokman Mustafa

With reference to the commentary titled Handling the media in the MH370 saga which appears today on The... Read More

Don’t compel children to learn English – Medecci Lineil

I must admit I am also bothered when Sarawak Teachers Union (STU) and Sarawak Sovereignty Movement (SSM) called... Read More