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Shining a light on the plight of the vulnerable

THE long suffering Bateq community in Kampung Kuala Koh is finally getting the help and attention it needs from the government.

On The Beat

Calling the kettle black

The West’s latest accusations against China’s human rights record simply reek of hypocrisy.

Sharing The Nation

Shape up or get shipped out

COULD the allegations made against Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali be one of those turning points in Malaysian politics? While for two days my friends and I were in the depths of despair that the new Malaysia we longed for is fast

It's Just Politics

Better ‘liwat’ than never?

Whose political endgame will the latest nefarious sex-tape nonsense bring...


Twists and turns in sex video case

A FIERCE storm continues to swirl around Datuk Seri Azmin Ali but the Economic Affairs Minister has gone about his Hari Raya rounds as if all is normal in his work and life.

All the pieces matter

Scrutinise integrity, not bedrooms

TWO controversies beset Malaysia in this last week or two. One involved the deaths of multiple Orang Asli in Kelantan, and the other involving a sex video.


What Asia’s election season tells us

IN the first half of this year, four Asian giants went to the polls. Up to one billion voters were involved, all within a few weeks of one another.

One Man's Meat

Is it Azmin or a deepfake?

In the age of sophisticated aI technology, you wonder if the sex video is real or doctored.

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