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One Man's Meat

We didn’t start the fire

WE didn’t start the fire.


Coup attempt in Perak is not over

PERAK Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu is either a very good actor or he has nerves of steel.


Can we start nation-building now?

I HAD an interesting conversation with a young woman from Generation Z recently. The conversation revolved around politics, I had been away in a momentous year for Malaysians and I was curious to know what youths really think about the New Malaysia.

Bend It Like Bedi

Get behind our team

One of the best examples of national unity is our passionate support for Harimau Malaya.


Corporate, musical and national notes

The government should nurture a shared understanding of our constitution and harmonise the best efforts of corporates and musicians alike.

On Your Side

Stand down now and let the rule of law work

Cooler heads must prevail moving forward because it is imperative we work towards maintaining the country’s peace and harmony.

The Star Says

Let cool heads prevail on temple issue

ONLY six months ago, Malaysia notched a unique position in the realm of democracy in the eyes of the world. The country experienced a dramatic general election and a peaceful change in government, sans bloodshed or threats of racial strife.

Law For Everyone

Ominous times ahead

AS we come to the end of the year, citizens are relieved over the developments that have taken place. In today’s environment it is difficult to deal with legal issues in isolation without going into and touching on things political.

Why You Like That Wan

The mess that is the Seafield temple issue

THE scuffles at the Sri Maha Mariamman temple in USJ25 have brought out the very worst in Malaysians.

So Aunty, So What?

And the divide keeps growing in Malaysia

FOR the better part of last year, a section of Malaysians lobbied furiously against the introduction of a law they deemed a threat to their and the nation’s well-being.


Getting help from the civil service

A FEW days after he returned to Putrajaya as Prime Minister, one of the first groups Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad called to meet was the secretaries-general of the ministries.

The Bowerbird Writes

A technology-free start for children?

We need to better understand how the use of electronic devices affects young children and figure out how to ensure that these gadgets serve us best.