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2020: The year we get #StrongerTogether

Let’s move from politicians to civil society, to discover what lasting Malaysian unity can look like from 2020 onwards.

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What really went wrong with Malaysia in 2019?

IN two of my recent columns, I wrote on Malaysia’s lost strength and Malaysia’s lost unity.

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The rise of Skywalker, the fall of storytelling

I WAS excited and hopeful as the movie opened with the classic prelude.

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Azilah’s SD: IPCMC can protect officers from following illegal orders

We cannot know for sure if all the details in Azilah Hadri's explosive statutory declaration (SD) regarding the killing of Mongolian national Altantuya Shaaribuu in 2006 are true.

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Malaysia’s lost unity

Diversity should engender inspiration, fusion, and healthy competition. Why have we let ‘leaders’ use it to tear us apart?

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Old style political AGMs reveal deep structural problems

Three political parties concluded their AGMs or party congresses last week. What can we learn from them?

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Malaysia’s lost strength

A vacuum of values and principled leadership is causing Malaysians to feel weak, and turn to figures like Hitler for strength.

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Parliament: If you can’t stand the cold

More than most, Parliament seems to be a place where function is sacrificed time and time again over form.

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Will a Cabinet reshuffle solve Pakatan’s problems?

IN the aftermath of the Tanjung Piai by-election, one of the more hotly discussed options on the table is a Cabinet reshuffle.

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Uneasy allies in awkward coalitions

When we stick to a formula just because it’s the only formula we know, or because it’s the easiest way to short term victories, we are inevitably leading Malaysia backwards rather than forwards.

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Will a mixed member electoral system help Malaysia?

In an appalling move by Sarawak immigration, political scientist Dr Wong Chin Huat was not only denied entryinto Sarawak, but was initially denied medical attention when his blood pressure shot up at the airport.

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The two-faced nature of race-based politics

Racism isn't revealed by what you say in public, but what you say in private.