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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, full of multiculturalism, full of harmony, full of glory, full of Rukun Negara. Hallelujah (I "pray" this word is allowed for general use). In wonderful, wonderful Malaysia, everybody loves everybody else. Everybody in... Read More

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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, no contempt of court in the sky: 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 regard... 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 bid... 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 to... 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 every... Read More

Malaysia’s shame – MWong

I write to express my deepest revulsion and shock at the disturbing comments and behaviour of public figures... Read More

Karpal Singh, true humanitarian – Lee Min Choon

This has nothing to do with the Malay Bible. But I can’t help but feel a sense of loss with the passing of a... Read More

Miri Airport needs an upgrade – Jofri Jaraiee

Miri Airport is the third busiest airport in Malaysia in terms of aircraft movements. It provided services to... Read More

Why the need for hudud? – Ravinder Singh

This question begs an answer: What is the real reason for clamouring for the introduction of hudud? Is it... Read More

The less visible Chinese poor – Koon Yew Yin

Perkasa and other Malay right-wing organisations are always complaining about how the Chinese have taken over... Read More