Datuk Zaid Ibrahim

Recent and archived articles by Datuk Zaid Ibrahim

13 May 2016 | 7:00 AM

A vision of peace that’s laudable

Malaysia needs an extensive communications channel committed to explaining concepts which remind us of the value of multiculturalism, diversity and understanding.

31 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

TPPA and the trafficking of human lives

We should not go overboard in celebrating our country’s upgrade to Tier 2 Watch List or in signing the trade agreement.

8 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

The honourable profession

If law students can remember three simple truths, they will be well on their way to set right what has been done wrong.

2 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Social media can save lives

This is not the time to punish the few who flout the regulations, but to show appreciation to the many who sacrifice their time and money to help.

19 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM

Prepare for tough times ahead

We have often heard the phrase ‘we must change our lifestyles’ and the truth is that it will be difficult to adjust – but adjust we must.

Money matters: We have to adjust our expenditure in difficult times.
5 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM

In the name of the public good

Public funds should be allocated equally, as they are meant to be used for the people.

21 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM

Lessons from Singapore

THE Singaporean government has won praise for good administration but it seems to have lost the ability to sense the pulse of the people.

7 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM

What it means to be liberal

Living in peaceful co-existence, respecting diversity of ethnicity and religion, and respecting individual rights are principles we uphold as members of the United Nations.

24 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM

Calling for a ceasefire

The Umno general assembly should abandon the traditional punching bags and focus on the bigger battles ahead.

10 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM

Jihad in the 21st century

Containing extremist ideas will be the top priority, as it is no longer feasible to be tolerant of intolerance.