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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).

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.

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.

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.

A Humble Submission 07 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

A landmark judgment on judicial power

A Federal Court decision earlier this year has restored judicial power of the federation to the judiciary.

Making Progress 22 Aug 2017 | 7:17 AM

An evil called incest

Over the past couple of weeks there have been numerous news reports of children being sexually assaulted by father, grandfathers, brothers, cousins and stepfathers.

A Humble Submission 21 Aug 2017 | 1:48 AM

Legal representation, a sacred right

A week ago, the Penang High Court released Penang executive councillor Phee Boon Poh and two other men, who were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) from a remand order by the magistrate’s court.

A Humble Submission 27 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

What defines a bumiputra?

As we debate this issue, it is important for us to get all the terminology right.

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.

A Humble Submission 29 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Mourn the tragic deaths, but observe due process

We should not prejudge, and the accused have the right to defend themselves against the charges.