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Ops Lallang: We can move on to something better

Just like May 13, 1969, Ops Lallang on Oct 27, 1987 was a dark blotch on Malaysian history. But, if we could move on from the racial tensions of May 13, we can do the same from the political injuries … Continue reading

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Water woes

I was one of the about 1.5 million people who were affected by the recent water cuts in Selangor. It was quite an adjustment making do with occasional low pressure water supply or none at all. But, I think the … Continue reading

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There’s hope, but is the opposition united to make good on it?

It’s stinking politics as usual, of course. Yet, in the midst of it there is just a sliver of hope cutting through the dirt. The question is: Are the people who can┬ámake a difference taking hold of the hope to … Continue reading

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Let’s not get hoodwinked

For a long time, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak dismissed former PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s criticisms as mere “noise”, not to be taken seriously. That tune seems to have changed. Recently, he singled out “one person” — a … Continue reading

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Bersatu, a way out and forward

The big plus point about Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s newly-founded┬áParti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) is that it represents all the bumiputra groups in the country, irrespective of ethnic background and religion. The party is open to Malays, the Orang Asli and … Continue reading

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My 2016 predictions and beyond!

Despite the upbeat government spin, when you read the economists’ forecasts, you will realise that 2016 is going to be a difficult year economically and, I add, politically. The economic growth rate is predicted to go down from 4.5% to … Continue reading

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All eyes on this weekend !

It will be interesting to see how many Malays and East Malaysians turn up for the Bersih4 rallies in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. Previously, the Malay turnout was made up of mostly PAS and Parti Keadilan Malaysia (PKM) … Continue reading

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