It's Just Politics


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It's Just Politics

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.

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Who's afraid of Zakir Naik?

The fiery preacher seems like a divisive figure to the country as a whole – but could he be a unifying force among Muslims in a time when Umno and PAS are considering banding together?

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Has the dream derailed?

SIX months ago, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia politics and governance research group head Dr Mazlan Ali observed that PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was on track to become Malaysia’s eight Prime Minister.

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Changing Umno to keep it relevant

Party members and grassroots supporters want to see it become a credible check and balance to the Pakatan Harapan government.

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A crack in Anwar and Azmin’s relationship

It seems that these two politicians, like most divorced Hollywood superpower couples, face irreconcilable differences.

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While Pakatan Harapan fights within, Umno rebuilds

PAKATAN Harapan’s strange pre-GE14 arrangement may cause the fall of its government, said Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa .

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‘Politics have no relation to morals’

THE Machiavellian plot to derail Datuk Seri Azmin Ali’s political ascension has triggered a situation described in an Niccolٍ Machiavelli quote.