Philip Golingai

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19 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Sabah’s season of suffering

The Japanese occupation of North Borneo may be nothing more than ancient history to some people, but there is plenty to learn about what people experienced in those difficult years.

Petagas Memorial in 1946. -Photo by Chia Yuk Tet
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.