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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...

Dear Malaysians, please, wise up

OPINION This article is published as a public service. In interest of creating an informed public opinion.  By The Third Force “Yes, the French knew then what...

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...

Are they helping the rakyat or trying to show who has more power?

THE debris brought about by the Nov 5 floods in Penang may have been cleared but it has brought about new debris within the...

‘Pakatan in its current form is destined for failure’

OPINION The following is an opinion piece by former DAP member Shamsher Singh Thind: I refer to the statement made by Abdul Aziz Isa, Special Assistant...

Opinion: The rotten core

OPINION By SeaDemon IT is no surprise that the recent DAP CEC election has retained some 90 percent of its line up. Despite being a dinosaur and...

From ‘Venice of the East’ to the ‘Mighty rivers of Macau’

OPINION The following is an opinion piece published by The Third Force (TTF): In a press statement issued on the 20th of July 1998, Lim Kit...

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...

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