The prospects of ending the violence in Thailand’s deep south remain bleak, but Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s visit to Bangkok last week has raised hopes.
The power to question unexplained wealth is the missing cog in MACC’s wheel to fight the scourge of corruption in high places.
ON his return to the United Nations General Assembly after an absence of 15 years as “elder statesman of the planet” last week, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s core message was the need to overhaul the world body.
SOMETIME in 1993, I was in the meeting hall of the Air Keroh Village Resort in Melaka, listening to Malaysia’s rising political star.
OVER the past week, much has been said and written about Pakatan Harapan’s first 100 days in power, what it has achieved and where it has failed.
MY WAY, Frank Sinatra’s iconic anthem of defiant pride, is often associated with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, perhaps because the lyrics fit his tenacious personality.
The new Melaka government faces the tough challenge of resolving the state’s financial woes, largely due to the previous administration’s many costly and unprofitable projects.
Strong and inspired leadership is needed to set up an Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission to clean up the police force once and for all.
It’s been a month since the rebirth of Malaysia as an exemplary democracy.
The nation’s 7th Prime Minister has too little time to do too many things but to help the nation rise again he must fix the fundamental flaws.
THE campaigning for GE14 has reached fever pitch. A week from today, we will vote to decide which coalition will govern the country over the next five years.
MORE than a century ago, philosopher George Santayana wrote: “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”