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Making Progress 18 Jul 2017 | 12:25 AM

Does Pakatan Harapan really represent hope?

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is known to be both methodical and mercurial. He remains Malaysia's longest-serving prime minister but has turned against the party that sustained him for his entire political career and is cavorting with former political rivals whom in the past he derided as anti-national.

Im Ok Man 02 Mar 2014 | 11:20 AM

Learning to laugh at ourselves

There must be room for political satire in a developed society.

Making Progress 20 Aug 2016 | 3:28 AM

Loyalty and politics

THE 40th United States' President, Ronald Reagan, coined one of the most memorable quotes on loyalty in politics. He coined the rule he called the Eleventh Commandment during his 1966 campaign for Governor of California. It reads: Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.

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.

On The Way 07 Nov 2013 | 10:17 AM

What direction now, Umno?

Of late, interest in politics appears to have toned down a little but attentions have merely shifted for the time being.

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.

Making Progress 25 May 2018 | 12:53 AM

From hero to zero

It has been almost two months since my last column. It has been a busy time as I was preoccupied with my party's preparations for the 14th General Election (GE14).

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 02 Mar 2016 | 1:54 AM

Muhyiddin’s no-show says it all

Basic rules of employment will tell you that the one time you should probably show up for “work” is when you’re on the verge of being fired.

Making Progress 20 Jun 2018 | 2:55 AM

Learning the ropes

I returned from the United Kingdom after a short break and my call to the Bar in October 2008. My call to the English Bar will always be memorable for two reasons. The first reason is that it happened on my father's birthday of Oct 9, and the second is that it was held in the Temple Church that was made famous by the Da Vinci Code.