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Making Progress 01 Jul 2017 | 12:30 AM

Time to regulate social media?

Social media has been both a boon and a bane. On one hand, it has democratised information, connected billions of people, allowed people to create awareness on current issues, allowed government and agencies to reach out to the people and even made education more accessible.

The Flipside 08 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Resilience is our greatest weapon

Britian’s display of strength over fear in response to terror attacks in recent months is something Malaysians can learn from, too.

A Humble Submission 28 May 2017 | 11:27 PM

Respecting the caretaker government convention

MANY predict that sometime next year, Parliament will be dissolved to make way for the 14th General Election. When this happens, the state legislative assemblies will also be dissolved, except for Sarawak which held its elections last year.

A Humble Submission 18 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Time to allow voting at 18

Malaysians can drive, marry, sign contracts and be tried in court as an adult by that age, so they should be able to cast their ballots, too.

Making Progress 16 May 2017 | 12:30 AM

Individual responsibility must count

Malaysians have a penchant for blaming everyone but themselves for everything that goes wrong, and one of the constant targets is the government.

A Humble Submission 01 May 2017 | 1:55 AM

Draconian laws and the legislative process

Democracy is not a political system in which the majority may do as it pleases.

Making Progress 20 Apr 2017 | 6:53 AM

Be the change you want to see in the world

Mahathma Gandhi remains one of the most iconic figures of history. Gandhi was a diminutive man with ?enormous fortitude; he stared down one of the largest empires in history and won India’s independence without firing a single bullet.

In Your Face 23 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

How to ace exams while fighting cancer

The story of a successful mother-daughter team shows that there are alternatives to intensive tuition when it comes to producing academic excellence.

A Humble Submission 20 Mar 2017 | 2:06 AM

Allow discussions on RU355 amendment

No citizen should ever be excluded or prevented from taking a stand about a piece of legislation, writes Syahredzan Johan

Making Progress 18 Mar 2017 | 4:07 PM

TN50: Building the economy of tomorrow

The entire country is captivated by the discourse on the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) initiative. There is a palpable feeling of excitement over the deliberations on where we see our country in the year 2050.