Above the rule of law?
The constitution makes no provisions for anyone being above the law, but some in authority behave as if it does.
Malaysia doesn't owe anyone money for Sabah
As Sabah is globally recognised as part of Malaysia, Malaysia is in no way obliged to entertain the claims of the descendants of a lost sovereign.
Executing dissent in Myanmar
Asean should state explicitly that executing dissenters is the ultimate act of violence and that it expects Myanmar to desist from such behaviour immediately.
The looming international recession
An economic recession is underway in the international economy which over-aggressive monetary policy could make worse, extending it to an international financial crisis from which no country can be insulated.
Does perception matter?
It is very difficult – almost impossible – to get truly fact-based data on corrupt activities.
Measuring corruption through evidence vs perception
Whenever we measure social phenomenon such as corruption, we have to be aware that there is no neutral system or approach.
Failing to protect Palestinian children
Israel has been spared a spot on the list issued each year by the United Nations secretary-general, naming and shaming governments and groups that commit grave violations against children and minors anywhere in the world.
Holistic approach needed to tackle childhood stunting
Childhood stunting due to chronic undernutrition is a worrisome piece of news in our country, which claims to enjoy rapid economic growth, development and improvements in socio-economic status and the healthcare system.
Let Malaysia be on the right side of history in tobacco ban
The Tobacco and Smoking Control Bill, if implemented properly and effectively, will help save the lives of thousands of Malaysians each year.
Consumers didn't buy air tickets to kiss their money good-bye
Mavcom fails to understand that the refund policy is not merely a commercial decision by the airline but rather about protecting the consumers' rights.
End the war in Ukraine and lift Western sanctions
In spite of what sanctions and the war have done to families and economies thousands of kilometres away from the scene of the conflict, there are elements on both sides who want the war to go on.
How Malaysians choose their guests of honour
In Malaysia, we seem to have no qualms about inviting felons who have committed grand larceny to feature as guests of honour at events.