Wong Chun Wai

Recent and archived articles by Wong Chun Wai

21 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Video killed the radio star

YOU must be from another planet if you have never heard of K-pop group BTS. They are the biggest boy band in the world right now and have even been compared to The Beatles. Yes, the Fab Four themselves.

19 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

It’s time for Penang to reinvent itself

State must move up the value chain to reclaim its lost stature of ‘Penang leads’.

Looking ahead: An aerial view of Penang’s Free Industrial Zone. Penang is banking on land reclamation to the south of the island to help fund the state’s economic development.
16 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Firefly back in business with Singapore

Comment by Wong Chun Wai
IT’S good news, not just for Malaysia Airlines Berhad, but for many Malaysians who prefer to use the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang to fly to Singapore.

15 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Tok Mat ‘the galvaniser’

Comment - By Wong Chun Wai Barisan Nasional’s victory in the Rantau by-election is a huge achievement for the opposition coalition, unlike the previous Cameron Highlands and Semenyih successes. This has the hallmarks of a significant difference.

14 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Another day in paradise

Many strange and sinister things have been happening in the country with little and often, no explanation, but it’s surely time we got some answers.

7 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Middle class malady

The economic future of the country looks scary, and if the young bankrupts and imminent retirees are not attended to soon, we could be in for truly tough times.

Struggling and frustrated: Most aid goes to the B40, leaving the M40 feeling adrift and on their own.
31 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Up where it belongs

Few carriers could survive the catastrophes Malaysia Airlines endured, and yet through the trying times, it has continued to represent everything about us.

24 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

When the going gets tough ...

It’s trying times for the Barisan Nasional, but to become a strong opposition and represent a multi-racial Malaysia, the coalition needs to remain intact.

Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin. -filepic
21 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Marrying when it’s convenient

Political parties should not stoke the fires of racial and religious controversy at the expense of national unity.

19 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

A true Malaysian to the end

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Dr Goh Cheng Teik was a Member of Parliament, political scientist, aca­demician and writer. But most of all, he was a true Malaysian.

Dr Goh: A man of many talents, he was also a political scientist, academician and writer.