Philip Golingai

Recent and archived articles by Philip Golingai

13 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

On a scale of one to 10

The question of who will be the next Prime Minister continues to keep Pakatan Harapan in a stranglehold.

12 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Dreaded Jolo kidnappers on the prowl again

“TOLONG saya, boss. Tolong saya, boss. Tolong saya, boss (Please help me, boss. Please help me, boss. Please help me, boss),” pleaded a crying Samsul Sangunim, an Indonesian kidnapped in the waters off Semporna in the east coast of Sabah.

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6 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Umno regenerating for a comeback

IN a 40-minute video clip shared on my Malay rights WhatsApp group, Umno Youth chief Datuk Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki was seen calmly and rationally schooling a Hindraf activist on Islam and Malays.

5 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

The 2019 grocery bill challenge

With prices of food and household items apparently rising faster than before, consumers must change their shopping habits to stretch budgets.

30 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

10 political questions for 2019

This year has been a political rollercoaster, and the new year promises another interesting ride.

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (left) and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (right).
29 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

The top newsmakers of 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in pips Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad by a vote to become ANN person of the year.

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. -AFP
23 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

The daughter also rises

The children of politicians who enter the same field can have a hard time finding their own voice and their own path.

Her own woman: Nurul Izzah’s step back from party positions could signal a step out of her father’s formidable shadow too.
22 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Tis the season to end the folly

ALL I want for Christmas is for us to identify our fellow citizens as Ma­­lay­sians instead of focusing on their race or religion.

16 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Could a coalition make a difference?

“LIFE is difficult now. Prices of goods have gone up – egg has gone up, chicken has gone up, fish has gone up. I know the price, as I go to the market to shop instead of my wife,” said an irate 60-year-old Grab driver.

15 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Travel and taxes are a bad combo

When holidaymakers have to pay more charges than they think they should, the aviation and tourism sectors may encounter turbulence.