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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.

A Humble Submission 09 Mar 2015 | 11:10 AM

We need more women in politics

SOME say that we are more likely to see a non-Malay/Muslim Prime Minister than a female Prime Minister.

Last Man Standing 13 Nov 2013 | 12:20 AM

GST - boon or bane?

IN the National Budget that was just announced by the Prime Minister for the year 2014, one of the major issues was the introduction of the goods and services tax (GST), which will replace the present sales and services tax.

Last Man Standing 18 Sep 2013 | 7:45 AM

A leader for all

To truly capture the hearts of all Malaysians, a leader should focus on need and merit-based policies.

Making Progress 18 Mar 2016 | 12:44 AM

How the mighty have fallen

MANY may not know this, but politics is defined as the science of government. However, politics have more often been associated with bickering, the pursuit of power, backroom dealing and other negatives.

Straight Talking 25 Nov 2013 | 8:37 AM

Umno in power for too long to respond to change

The delegates at the upcoming Umno general assembly will have to seriously consider the party's relevance to the Malay voters after the recently-concluded PAS elections.

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 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.

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.

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.