Haresh Deol

Haresh Deol


Haresh Deol is editor (investigation and special project) of The Malay Mail. Banter with him at [email protected] or on Twitter @HareshDeol.

Recent Opinions

  • 6 years ago

    Don’t blame deadly floods on God, you are at fault

  • 6 years ago

    Is this the end of Lee Chong Wei?

  • 6 years ago

    Ring, ring Insp Conman is in town

  • 6 years ago

    When presumption meets reality

More from Haresh Deol

  • 6 years ago

    Highways no more than cosmetic effect

    OCTOBER 15 ― If the buildings could talk, they would have plenty to tell. Constructed in the early 1900s when Ampang was thriving with the mining scene, the old buildings...

  • 6 years ago

    Brickfields: Big in history

    OCTOBER 8  — Selfie Pulla, a song from Vijay’s latest movie Kaththi, blared loudly. A foreigner, clearly with the tune stuck in his head, shook his head as his...

  • 6 years ago

    Weed out rogue cabbies, support the rest

    OCTOBER 1 — I was about seven when I was “forced” to take a taxi for the first time. My late dad’s vehicle had broken down, and I was already late for an...

  • 7 years ago

    57 years on, we still have plenty to learn

    SEPTEMBER 3 — There is just so much to say. Everyone has plenty to say. But what are we doing about it? 1) We speak about equality, being colour blind. Yet, we discriminate...

  • 7 years ago

    Boys and girls, it’s time to get fit

    AUGUST 27 ― Let's not kid ourselves. Doing 20 push-ups before eating chicken briyani is not going to turn us into hunks or lower our cholesterol. But this is beyond...

  • 7 years ago

    Mirror, mirror on the Facebook wall ...

    AUGUST 20 — Let’s go back to at least 25 years ago when the Internet was still in its infancy. The term “social media” was unheard of then. The only thing...

  • 7 years ago

    When everyone else has a national jersey but the athletes

    AUGUST 19 ― Here's a country that builds skyscrapers, has some of the finest facilities in the world and home to some of best fashion designers. But there are flaws. And...

  • 7 years ago

    State FAs mightier than FAM?

    AUGUST 12 ― Jeremy Matthew Danker started his career with Public Bank FC in 2003 and made his break with the now defunct UPB-MyTeam in 2007. He donned KL’s colours for...

  • 7 years ago

    Will sports officials ever be accountable?

    AUGUST 5 — A series of tweets followed by interesting conversations with several former athletes. They surrounded the performance of our athletes at the recently concluded...

  • 7 years ago

    A classic case of ‘cakap tak serupa bikin’

    JULY 30 — My friend Rosman turned up at my house on Saturday in a not so pleasant mood. Instead of exchanging pleasantries, he started shouting about open burning. After...

  • 7 years ago

    Government servant? Chill, have a root beer

    JULY 23 — This is in no way trying to poke fun or ridicule our civil service. However, it does not help that several black sheep within government agencies and ministries...

  • 7 years ago

    As MH17 pain lingers, in sports we seek solace

    JULY 22 — JULY 17, 2014 – Melbourne International Airport It was supposed to be another trip back to Kuala Lumpur for Melbourne-based Azizulhasni Awang. Yet, flying...

  • 7 years ago

    In the soup over new regulations

    JULY 9 — My wife complains I hardly shower her any PDA (public display of affection).  “If you’re too shy to even kiss me on the cheek, at least hold my...

  • 7 years ago

    Lesson of the day: C is for confusion

    JULY 2 — Teachers in the country are a confused lot. But I pity them for they have been placed in a very confusing situation. I spent several hours with a group of teachers...

  • 7 years ago

    Sideshows spice up Brazil World Cup

    JUNE 24 — Allow me to first congratulate Police for winning the Premier League title. Their 4-0 win over Negri Sembilan on Friday night was enough to give them a...