Latest Opinions

  • Praba Ganesan / 17 hours ago

    Merdeka salute: Malaysia’s Sikhs

  • Erna Mahyuni / 1 day ago

    Malaysia has always been ‘broken’, and that’s just fine

  • Player's Blog / 2 days ago

    Simpson: How I maintain a balanced family life as a top-five player in the world

  • Alwyn Lau / 3 days ago

    On our abused and expendable migrant workforce

What You Think

  • 8 hours ago

    Let's have the 'Anti-Hopping' law — Suhakam

  • 9 hours ago

    Malaysia 5.0: Unity alliance — Rais Hussin

  • 13 hours ago

    Repeal or amend law on suicide — Malaysian Mental Health Association

  • 14 hours ago

    Focus on promoting digital inclusion to speed up recovery — Jamari Mohtar and Afifah Suhaimi

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    Surekha A. Yadav / 4 days ago

    Singapore’s Opposition leader launching a charity war?

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  • To Malaysian voters: No man is an island, but every man owns his island

    Praba Ganesan / 1 week ago

    To Malaysian voters: No man is an island, but every man owns his island

    JULY 30 — It’s the most natural thing to want. To wish our lives are not beyond ourselves. The living of it, the everyday happenings, to want all of it to be confined to our...

  • Domestic violence is a public, not private matter

    Erna Mahyuni / 1 week ago

    Domestic violence is a public, not private matter

    JULY 29 — It has been interesting seeing the reactions to the recent incidents involving the couple behind the Sugu Pavithra YouTube channel. What started out as a nation's...

  • Four must-see new streaming gems

    Aidil Rusli / 1 week ago

    Four must-see new streaming gems

    JULY 26 — With major new movies still not arriving in Malaysian cinemas — thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic that hasn't shown signs of slowing down in most countries — it is...

  • ‘Lawak Mantul’ and defying inter-ethnic assumptions

    Zurairi AR / 1 week ago

    ‘Lawak Mantul’ and defying inter-ethnic assumptions

    JULY 26 — Malay comedy has a pretty bad rap, even among most Malays.  The jokes are either too slapstick or too tone-deaf, the laughter too forced, and the louder you shout...

  • Containing cancel culture

    Surekha A. Yadav / 1 week ago

    Containing cancel culture

    JULY 26 — So, a new virus appears to be spreading around the world and it too seems to pose a threat to our way of life.  I am referring in this case to the epidemic of...

  • Japan’s Rising Son awaits date with destiny

    Chuah Choo Chiang / 1 week ago

    Japan’s Rising Son awaits date with destiny

    JULY 24 — Sporting stardom is often attained through various means. Some athletes are born with god given talents that they simply excel at the highest level while others use...

  • Permits, films and truths

    Praba Ganesan / 2 weeks ago

    Permits, films and truths

    JULY 23 — What’s a film these days? The question is raised now because the minister said it’s a no-no for productions without permits. The furore over Al Jazeera’s...

  • What money do you want us to spend?

    Erna Mahyuni / 2 weeks ago

    What money do you want us to spend?

    JULY 22 — The last week or so, it felt as though the government had spent a lot of time stating the obvious. The poverty line has been revised (at last) and on another note,...

  • In Singapore, the Opposition finally gets official recognition

    Surekha A. Yadav / 2 weeks ago

    In Singapore, the Opposition finally gets official recognition

    JULY 19 — For the first time in its history, Singapore has an official leader of the Opposition. That may seem odd as we have had regular elections on the basis of a...

  • Back to the cinema

    Aidil Rusli / 2 weeks ago

    Back to the cinema

    JULY 18 ― Now that cinemas are allowed to operate again, I’m sure there are many of us out there just itching to finally be able to watch a movie on the big screen after...

  • A personal journey of a Malaysian looking for his country

    Praba Ganesan / 3 weeks ago

    A personal journey of a Malaysian looking for his country

    JULY 16 — I have been searching for Malaysia. It has been going on for some time. Where could it be? I cannot be definite. But I can tell where I’ve been. In a missionary...

  • Saving Malaysia from old men

    Erna Mahyuni / 3 weeks ago

    Saving Malaysia from old men

    JULY 15 — Perlis has become the second state after Sabah to lower the voting age to 18. It is a move long overdue for the rest of the country because it is clear we have been...

  • Fokus kepada usaha tangani pandemik Covid-19, bukannya politiking keterlaluan

    Bartholomew Chan / 3 weeks ago

    Fokus kepada usaha tangani pandemik Covid-19, bukannya politiking keterlaluan

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  • Singapore’s GE2020: Is a resounding victory enough?

    Surekha A. Yadav / 3 weeks ago

    Singapore’s GE2020: Is a resounding victory enough?

    JULY 12 — The People’s Action party with 83 seats and the Workers Party with 10 seats. That is the bottom line.  The party that has ruled Singapore since independence...