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A Humble Submission 03 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Time to enact the Freedom of Information Act

ON Jan 17 of this year, the United States Central Intelligence Agency released about 12 million pages of declassified documents from its archive.

A Humble Submission 09 Jan 2017 | 6:08 AM

Legal issues in 2017

2016 has come and gone. Many things have happened in the last year. Like previous years, legal and human rights issues arose and were discussed and debated. What about 2017?

Making Progress 31 Dec 2016 | 3:11 AM

A year of learning and lessons

The year 2016 has been one of contrasts, but it has also been a year of learning and lessons.

The Flipside 25 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

A date with destiny

IT was just past midnight on Nov 9, and there I stood in the middle of Times Square in New York City, among hundreds of Americans transfixed by the live election results that were flashing across the giant screens every few seconds.

Making Progress 17 Nov 2016 | 1:10 AM

Containing Populism: Stability in a time of upheaval

I have written extensively about the rise of far left and far right movements in the United States (USA) and Europe and their impact on politics in their regions and beyond.

A Humble Submission 17 Oct 2016 | 2:25 AM

Freedom of speech in a democracy

A democratic society must have diversity in thought and opinion.

Making Progress 05 Oct 2016 | 12:45 AM

Setting the record straight

I normally do not reply to things said by members of other political parties with regard to my party because when you get into a back and forth, your original message is almost invariably lost in the mudslinging.

Making Progress 11 Jul 2016 | 4:20 AM

DAP's confidence crisis

The DAP has always prided itself as a party of principles that stands for freedom of speech and thought, equality and justice.

Making Progress 25 Jun 2016 | 1:11 AM

A quiet but certain end of Mahathirism

It was April 2009 and an air of optimism captured Malaysia. We were on the cusp of only the 6th leadership change our country has witnessed in over 50 years.

A Humble Submission 13 Jun 2016 | 1:35 AM

MPs and senators in Parliament

Members of Parliament and senators take an oath to discharge their duty to the best of their ability, that they will bear true faith and allegiance to Malaysia and preserve, protect and defend the Federal Constitution.