Saturday, November 18, 2017

Opinion

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...

No place for gangsterism and cheap political gimmicks in quest for a better Malaysia

OPINION The problem of gangsterism in politics is just as disturbing as engaging in cheap gimmicks in the name of gaining support. Most recently, former Prime...

Malaysian Bar, an ‘unregistered political party’

As a starting point, the Malaysian Bar has no lawful part to play in the appointment or the removal of judges. They have no...

An end to otherness?

OPINION The mere fact that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has agreed to study in depth the request from the Indian Muslim community here...

Is bullying an emerging pattern of aggressive behaviour among our young?

OPINION Article written by Dr Chandra Muzaffar, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan 1Malaysia via Bernama PETALING JAYA: A couple of recent tragedies which...

‘1MDB never a party to DoJ suit’

OPINION The following is a letter from Ahmad Soffian (Shah Alam, Selangor), as published by the New Straits Times on June 22. It is crucial for...

Is Australia ‘clean’ enough for Julie Bishop to talk about corruption in Malaysia?

OPINION How the Chinese 'bought up' Australia's government Billionaire property developers Huang Xiangmo and Dr Chau Chak Wing reported to be amongst a large group of...

Mukhriz defamed by Tunku Abdul Aziz?

OPINION Defamation as a political tool A recent article in the online portal Free Malaysia Today suggests that former Premier Mahathir Mohammad and his anointed successor...

Skin-colour and fat jokes, where do we draw the line?

In public speaking, the most common advice given is to always know your audience. Some will misinterpret this, while others will benefit from it. To...

A walk down memory lane: Mahathir and his positive outlook on Malaysia-China trade ties

Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, once upon a time, did not believe China would gobble up Malaysia, speaking in the context of trade. Contrary to...

Students must have right attitude, aptitude to face challenges in medical career

Letter to Editor The last few months has seen a lot of discourse in the media on the plight of young trainee doctors or housemen...

Daim the man behind Bank Negara forex scandal?

Shamsher Singh Thind is up in arms again. He accuses DAP or removing all the anti-Mahathir Mohamad articles from the party website, especially all...

Mercenary Clare Brown rears her ugly head in London

  OPINION Permata Pintar is an education program that is to nurture balanced gifted and talented individuals, giving opportunities to children between nine to fifteen to...

Eight months gone, Matthias Chang, Husam yet to refile suit against 1MDB

It's been eight months, when will pentaksub (bigots) Mahathir Mohamad, Matthias Chang and Husam Musa refiled their class action suit against 1MDB in the...

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