Latest Opinions

  • Praba Ganesan / 2 days ago

    Another year of luck in this land blessed with Chinese

  • Alwyn Lau / 2 days ago

    BAM should revoke Goh Jin Wei’s ban too

  • Erna Mahyuni / 2 days ago

    Mental health check-ups should be routine and mundane

  • Chuah Choo Chiang / 4 days ago

    Golden age on the horizon for Asian golfers?

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    The impact of Undi18 and AVR on constituency sizes ― Thomas Fann

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    Vape and e-cigarettes are part of the nicotine problem — Azrul Mohd Khalib

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    Malayan tigers are facing extinction from widespread logging — Sustainable Malaysia Association

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    Ethnic cleansing in Sheikh Jarrah ― Mohd Nazari Ismail

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    Alwyn Lau / 5 days ago

    Alternative to holiday traffic jams

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  • Scams and banks

    Surekha A. Yadav / 5 days ago

    Scams and banks

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  • Two leftover films from 2021 you shouldn’t miss

    Aidil Rusli / 6 days ago

    Two leftover films from 2021 you shouldn’t miss

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  • Umno stays ahead only to be rudderless

    Praba Ganesan / 1 week ago

    Umno stays ahead only to be rudderless

    JANUARY 20 — If Malaysia votes today, an ecstatic Umno will gleefully march to win. Even though coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) will probably lack a simple parliamentary...

  • Why can’t we trust poor people with money?

    Erna Mahyuni / 1 week ago

    Why can’t we trust poor people with money?

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  • Why hasn’t ‘Pendidikan Moral’ been scrapped yet?

    Alwyn Lau / 1 week ago

    Why hasn’t ‘Pendidikan Moral’ been scrapped yet?

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    Surekha A. Yadav / 1 week ago

    Keeping cats on regulation

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    Aidil Rusli / 1 week ago

    Three new movies you can catch in Malaysian cinemas this week

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  • Fathers — the other half of parents

    Praba Ganesan / 2 weeks ago

    Fathers — the other half of parents

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  • We must do right by the disabled and vulnerable

    Erna Mahyuni / 2 weeks ago

    We must do right by the disabled and vulnerable

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  • Boosters: Allow walk-ins at PPVs by disabled

    Alwyn Lau / 2 weeks ago

    Boosters: Allow walk-ins at PPVs by disabled

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  • My favourite Blu-ray releases of 2021

    Aidil Rusli / 2 weeks ago

    My favourite Blu-ray releases of 2021

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  • All set and ready to go

    Player's Blog / 3 weeks ago

    All set and ready to go

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  • #KeluargaMalaysia calls out for leadership

    Praba Ganesan / 3 weeks ago

    #KeluargaMalaysia calls out for leadership

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  • Will 2022 be another year of 'not this again'?

    Erna Mahyuni / 3 weeks ago

    Will 2022 be another year of 'not this again'?

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