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An open letter to President Obama – Nizam Mahshar

Dear Mr President, First of all, we welcome you to our country as the first president of the United States to do so since Lyndon B Johnson in 1966. From a country at that time focused on agriculture, we have shifted today towards becoming a manufacturing hub on the verge of becoming a developed nation. That being said, we... Read More

Recent Articles

Heavier punishment for reckless express-bus drivers – Sin Chew Daily

The recent traffic accidents involving express buses in the country have again raised attention on bus safety... Read More

Former Court of Appeal judge should respect rights of other religions – Vijay Shanmugam

I refer to the statement from the former Court of Appeal Judge, Datuk Mohd Noor Abdullah, which he made on April... Read More

Save me first! – Tay Tian Yan

In my music CD collection, there is one that I would take out every now and then for replay. It's called "And The... Read More

How to solve this mother of all jurisdictional problems? – Art Harun

Wan Ismail (no relation to anybody dead or alive) was born in Malacca. His father comes from Kelantan. His mother... Read More

Oh, wonderful Malaysia! A rejoinder to Alex de Silva – Rip Van Winkle

So tell your sons and daughters and grandchildren this: Malaysia is a wonderful place. It’s full of muhibbah,... Read More

Shame is already a revolution – Nadilla Jamil

I am ashamed of being a Malay. Our reading is mendicant and sycophantic. In history, our imagination plays us... Read More

No sedition in heaven: A tribute to the Tiger of Jelutong – Jose Mario Dolor De Vega

I refer to Raja Shahrir’s “Thank you for showing us what courage is”, in Free Malaysia Today, April 19, with... Read More

Open letter to President Barack Obama – Molly Cheah

Dear President Obama, The Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) would like to take this opportunity to... Read More

National unity dialogue should be people-first – Sin Chew Daily

National Unity and Integration Department director-general Datuk Azman Hassan said that the Cabinet has agreed... Read More

Losing in the battle with Satan – Mahsa Amiri

The topics of democracy, liberalism, human rights are not new in contemporary Malaysia. However, with almost... Read More