Opinion

The Pakatan Harapan logic

OPINION By Raja Petra Kamarudin A week ago, one-time PKR Deputy President Abdul Rahman Othman, aka ARO, said if you are not a member of one...

Any deal must include Mukhriz

OPINION By Raja Petra Kamarudin To prove that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s deal with Pakatan Harapan is not about his son, Mukhriz, he will have to...

Feeling a little chilly in normally hot-and-sunny Malaysia

AS Malaysia is in the tropics, the normal complaint is that it gets too hot and humid sometimes. However, of late, the complaint has taken...

If we allow Dr M, we’ll end up with a lot of dead Malays...

OPINION By Raggie Jessy THE THIRD FORCE Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s ideas and methods are old school. As you probably already know, the means to accomplish anything...

My house, my rules… don’t like it? Keep quiet!

OPINION REMEMBER when we were kids and we had to follow our parents' rules even if we disagreed and wanted to rebel sometimes? Often we wondered...

If Karpal is alive, would he sanction nomination of Dr M as PM-elect?

OPINION "THERE are no permanent friends or permanent enemies in politics; only permanent principles." This is a succinctly powerful statement by the late Karpal Singh which...

RPK: Is Dr M the interim PM or is Wan Azizah the interim DPM?

OPINION By Raja Petra Kamarudin ON Sunday, Jan 7, 2018, Pakatan Harapan announced Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as its Prime Minister designate and Dr Wan Azizah...

Alarm over dead dolphins in Penang

SOME time ago, the sighting of a school of dolphins near the Second Bridge captivated the attention of the Penang state government. Chief Minister Lim...

Pakatan Rakyat is back

OPINION By: Raggie Jessy The Third Force: See the news item below. Prior to Dr Mahathir Mohamad joining Pakatan Harapan, the coalition was already a mess. As...

Penang Bridge International Marathon 2017… International? Really?

INSUFFICIENT number of medals and finisher T-shirts, expired food being distributed, the lack of water stations and poor overall management- these are among complaints...

Did Penang Budget ‘borrow’ from Budget 2018 that it scorned?

WHEN Budget 2018 was announced on Friday Oct 28, it received good feedback from those who will benefit from it but it did not...

Penang must take responsibility for Tg Bungah tragedy

WHAT do you call a government that can never make mistakes? One that is almost perfect? I don't know but the only words that...

Mahathir, the ‘forgetful’ former prime minister

OPINION BEING forgetful is a common thing. It is common among both the elderly and the younger generations. Just to put things in perspective, I sometimes...

Penang needs flood mitigation project, rethink development plans

Twenty years ago, whenever it rained heavily in Penang, I remember my family and I would be preparing for floods as we were then...

Income tax collection: Rafizi versus Eric See-To

Much has been said about the state of our economy, with the latest being a claim made by PKR's Rafizi Ramli that Malaysia's income...

When hate justifies racism, bigotry and treachery

OPINION The following is an observation made by Lukman Sheriff on Facebook, with regards to the two postings above, encountered online. When hate justifies racism, bigotry...

Kg Sungai Lembu is now on Penang map – for wrong reasons!

MENTION Kampung Sungai Lembu to some Malaysians or even Penangites a few months back, nobody would have known of its whereabouts. After all it is...

Pedra Branca dispute could hamper USS destroyer SAR effort

Written by Dzirhan Mahadzir for USNI News KUALA LUMPUR — Since the Monday collision of the USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) both the Malaysian and...

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