Recent and archived articles by M. Veera Pandiyan
“Babi lah lu! (You’re a pig!)” used to be a common insult in Malaysia although it is no longer taken lightly in these “highly sensitive” days.
AS the ultimate bastion of justice, an impartial and incorrupt judiciary is crucial for maintaining the rule of law.
The Pakatan government faces the arduous task of changing the value system of the people, especially with the unrepentant sense of entitlement within its leadership ranks.
The Dec 8 rally against the UN treaty is a classic example of how politicians can exploit anxieties to gain power.
The power to question unexplained wealth is the missing cog in MACC’s wheel to fight the scourge of corruption in high places.
ON his return to the United Nations General Assembly after an absence of 15 years as “elder statesman of the planet” last week, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s core message was the need to overhaul the world body.
SOMETIME in 1993, I was in the meeting hall of the Air Keroh Village Resort in Melaka, listening to Malaysia’s rising political star.
OVER the past week, much has been said and written about Pakatan Harapan’s first 100 days in power, what it has achieved and where it has failed.
MY WAY, Frank Sinatra’s iconic anthem of defiant pride, is often associated with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, perhaps because the lyrics fit his tenacious personality.
HE sings, plays the guitar and has hordes of fans. If he wasn’t in politics, this young man could easily be a rock star.