Philip Golingai

Recent and archived articles by Philip Golingai

11 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

The epic battle rumbles on

It’s a tight fight but some are saying should Rafizi Ramli beat Azmin Ali in the PKR deputy president race, it would be a political abnormality.

Supporters of Larry Sng showing their cai dan (list) at the Julau PKR polls. - Pix by Zulazhar Sheblee/The Star
10 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

It’s time to end the blame game

The rakyat needs to hear less criticism of the previous administration and more assurances that the Pakatan government is focused on steering Malaysia to new heights.

4 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Looking for the magic touch

Some fairy dust is needed for the PKR rival teams to win its party polls in the state famous for phantom voters, electoral rigging and money politics.

Tight fight: PKR members waiting to cast their vote in Baru Caves. Team Azmin’s Gan alleged that four or five buses of phantom voters were ferried in for the Selayang PKR division polls.
3 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

When no can only mean no

No matter how it is categorised, rape is wrong and the abusers should be punished. The conversation on criminalising marital rape in Malaysia must continue.

28 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Eerie times for Umno

The demise of Umno depends on whether Pakatan Harapan succumbs to its ‘saka’ and adopts the practices of the former dominant party.

Umno adviser Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah (right) with author Bridget Welsh at the launch of the book in Kuala Lumpur. -Azhar Mahfof/The Star
27 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bad apples driving taxis to extinction

REMEMBER the days when you flagged a taxi and the driver refused to stop?

21 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Still too close to call

It’s surprisingly not a straightforward fight in the PKR party polls as Team Azmin and Team Rafizi slog it out.

Azmin (left) and Rafizi
20 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Why are we so obsessed with titles?

IF you are a politician and you need to defend your acceptance of a Datukship, here are excuses you can give.

14 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

A giant leap ahead

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has taken a small step towards Parliament, but his journey from MP to PM could still be rocky and slippery.

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim celebrating his victory with supporters. -Bernama
13 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

When anger does more harm than good

It’s best to remain cool at all times as anger will beget a violent reaction. And it will be a lose-lose situation.