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Crouching tigers, hidden political agenda

DID the police arrest Malaysians linked to the Tamil Tigers? Or are the 12 individuals including two DAP assemblymen, detained on suspicion of supporting the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), only paper tigers?

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Far reaching consequences

THE controversial Kongres Maruah Melayu (Malay Dignity Congress) has come and gone. But its impact might have far-reaching consequences as the fiery racial rhetoric by certain speakers has rattled some Malaysians.

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He has a dream for Thailand

He’s young, rich, handsome and called ‘Daddy’ by young fans. Yet, he’s also down-to-earth and talks frankly of dispossessing the elite. Meet Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the man who would be Prime Minister.

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By-election could come down to the candidate

On paper, it looks like a sure win for Barisan Nasional in the upcoming Tanjung Piai, Johor, by-election.

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Will violent history repeat itself?

A veteran journalist believes it could happen if Indonesians politicians don’t learn from past episodes of communal violence.

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The voice of progressive Malays

IN between the balanced English-language news portals and the Malay-centric Malay-language news websites and Facebook pages, OrangKata.my wants to be the middle ground.

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Same old, same old

Sabahans and Sarawakians are still waiting for the promise of receiving higher returns for their states’ oil to be fulfilled.

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Moving forward together progressively

The state of mind of the Malays is crucial if any change in Malaysia is to be sustainable.

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Rising giant in our midst

WHEN I was a teenager, I assumed that Sabah’s neighbour, Kalimantan, was a dark, empty swath of jungle. For me, the Indonesian part of Borneo Island – the third largest island in the world and largest in Asia – was a heart of darkness among its neighbours Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan) and Brunei.

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One country, three histories

The leaders should accept the fact that Malaysia’s MA63 is a loosely structured federalism, says don.

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Polarising issues on the rise

Once again, current events are being framed through racial and religious lenses.

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The Constitution, the law and the PM

“LET me get a copy of the Constitution, ” said Datuk Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi on Monday before my interview with the Constitutional law expert.