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Azmi Sharom

Recent and archived articles by Azmi Sharom

15 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

Is it a thriller or a soap opera?

It remains to be seen whether voters will find the run-up to the next election a gripping drama or whether they will tune out.

1 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

Why the US travel ban is pointless

Rather than stopping terrorists, the policy could even provide more fodder for extremist recruiters.

21 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

We are not fine if we do not define

The law works best when there’s clarity and certainty. Otherwise, it’s a dangerous guessing game.

7 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Let’s go further than just demos

The plight of the Rohingya is the first big test for the Asean Charter and the Asean Human Rights Declaration.

23 Nov 2016 | 7:00 AM

Avoid path to unjust laws

We are in danger of becoming a country that may be exploited by some.

9 Nov 2016 | 7:00 AM

Much ado about a few thousand ringgit

Before questioning foreign funding and attributing agendas, look at what it was used for.

12 Oct 2016 | 7:00 AM

Why people support the unsupportable

A disconnect between a large number of people and governance makes them think it does not matter who they vote for.

28 Sep 2016 | 7:00 AM

What do the professionals want?

Top of the list is clean and fair elections, in line with the one-person, one-vote principle.

14 Sep 2016 | 7:00 AM

News stories that caught my eye

In a democracy, everyone should be allowed to speak freely or to stand for office.

31 Aug 2016 | 7:00 AM

Contemplating who, where, how far

On National Day, it is a time to take stock and remember the aspirations of our founding fathers.