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Real Life 21 Apr 2018 | 2:38 AM

Voting for my children's future

Come May 9 I'm going to vote. As a working mom it doesn't take much to find an excuse to be busy. I have no time for politics. So what has changed? Why do I care?

A Humble Submission 02 Apr 2018 | 12:52 AM

Withdraw the ‘Anti Fake News’ bill

The Government recently tabled a bill known as the Anti Fake News bill in the Dewan Rakyat. The bill was widely criticised by the opposition, civil society groups and media organisations. They argue that if the bill becomes law, it will be used on dissenting and opposition voices.

Making Progress 09 Mar 2018 | 11:09 AM

Politics overload

It has been an interesting couple of months for all political watchers.

Making Progress 13 Jan 2018 | 10:43 AM

A blast from the past

The French talk about “déformation professionnelle”, which means the way your profession or your post can subtly warp your judgement so that you only see things from one perspective.

A Humble Submission 08 Jan 2018 | 1:16 AM

Looking back at 2017

2017 is behind us. As we move forward in 2018, it is useful to look back at the events and issues of 2017 which has impacted the legal landscape of the country.

Making Progress 15 Dec 2017 | 3:11 AM

The importance of history over his-story

It is fundamental to fully appreciate how Malaysia was founded for a meaningful study of history to take place.

Making Progress 22 Nov 2017 | 7:05 AM

Imperilled nation states

The nation state is actually a fairly recent construct. Throughout history, our maps have always comprised of microstates, empires and city-states. For example India before independence was actually a confederation of 565 princely states and colonial territories.

Making Progress 09 Nov 2017 | 1:24 AM

Taxes and individual responsibility

There is a famous saying by Benjamin Franklin; “in life, only two things are certain: death and taxes.”

Making Progress 22 Oct 2017 | 9:32 AM

Moderation is cool

The recently concluded German elections sent shockwaves through Europe and the world. The Alternative for Germany (AfD) with a far right ideology, emerged as the third largest party in the Bundestag.

A Humble Submission 17 Oct 2017 | 5:06 AM

Empowering people through law

The 14th General Election will soon be upon us. In less than a year, we will experience what is probably going to be the most important polls in our country's history. There is now so much focus on it today that we can barely see beyond it.