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  • Uphold child's right to name, identity and family — Sisters in Islam

    3 weeks ago

    Uphold child's right to name, identity and family — Sisters in Islam

    NOVEMBER 15 — Sisters in Islam (SIS) urges the Federal Court to duly recognise the man who claims parentage jointly with a child’s mother, to be registered father of the child...

  • Avoid premature, venomous and reckless attacks on the courts — Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor

    3 weeks ago

    Avoid premature, venomous and reckless attacks on the courts — Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor

    NOVEMBER 14 — The Malaysian Bar is perturbed by the statements made by Member of Parliament for Bagan Datuk, YB Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (“Datuk Seri Zahid”) and Umno...

  • Harm reduction is better than a ban — anak_halimunan

    3 weeks ago

    Harm reduction is better than a ban — anak_halimunan

    NOVEMBER 13 — The haze has come and gone, but there is still a cloud of smoke hanging above the Klang Valley with regards to the issue of e-cigarettes. Almost every other day or...

  • Ban all e-cigarettes and vaping devices — Mohideen Abdul Kader

    3 weeks ago

    Ban all e-cigarettes and vaping devices — Mohideen Abdul Kader

    NOVEMBER 13 — There were three recent suspected cases of vaping-related illnesses in Malaysia and these should raise red flags for the Malaysian Ministry of Health (MoH) to ban...

  • Violent attack on CEO condemned — Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (Asli)

    3 weeks ago

    Violent attack on CEO condemned — Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (Asli)

    NOVEMBER 12 — The management and staff of the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (Asli) condemn the attack on their CEO, Ms Melissa Ong by a man impersonating a Bernama...

  • Please follow the advice of our royal Rulers or self destroy ourselves — Ramon Navaratnam

    3 weeks ago

    Please follow the advice of our royal Rulers or self destroy ourselves — Ramon Navaratnam

    NOVEMBER 11 — All Malaysians are blessed with the sound advice of our royal Rulers to build National Unity or self destroy ourselves Firstly, our Yang di-PertuanAgong Al-Sultan...

  • Pharmaniaga outperform, why tilt the scales? — Nur Sakinah Yusof

    3 weeks ago

    Pharmaniaga outperform, why tilt the scales? — Nur Sakinah Yusof

    NOVEMBER 11 — Pharmaniaga’s 10-year concession agreement with the Health Ministry is coming to an end very soon. Pharmaniaga remains optimistic of continuing to become the key...

  • Babari Mosque issue politicised in India — Zamir Ahmed Awan

    3 weeks ago

    Babari Mosque issue politicised in India — Zamir Ahmed Awan

    NOVEMBER 11 — Centuries-old Babari Mosque was built in 1528–29 (935 AH) by general Mir Baqi, on orders of the Mughal emperor Babar, in Ayodhya, India. A dispute arose among...

  • Unfair treatment of our young doctors — Amar-Singh HSS

    4 weeks ago

    Unfair treatment of our young doctors — Amar-Singh HSS

    NOVEMBER 9 — Many of our young people aspire to become doctors, not so much for wealth reasons, but to serve the community. Hence the recent action by the Ministry of Health...

  • EOT issuance continue to compromise house buyers’ interest — Victims Malaysia

    1 month ago

    EOT issuance continue to compromise house buyers’ interest — Victims Malaysia

    NOVEMBER 7 — We refer to the parliamentary reply related to the written response from Minister of Housing to MP William Leong during the 3rd meeting, Second Term, 2019...

  • 1MDB asset recovery: Think big, small steps, move quickly — Rais Hussin

    1 month ago

    1MDB asset recovery: Think big, small steps, move quickly — Rais Hussin

    NOVEMBER 6 — “Think big, small steps, move quickly” were the summary findings of the Industry 4.0 Roundtable arranged by AT Kearney, Ekuinas and MDEC. It struck me that the...

  • MoU between Mara Corp-Lynas signed in compliance of all requirements of good governance — Mara Corporation

    1 month ago

    MoU between Mara Corp-Lynas signed in compliance of all requirements of good governance — Mara Corporation

    NOVEMBER 5 — Regarding the media statement dated November 4, 2019 titled, “MoU Signed between Mara Corporation and Lynas Malaysia Without Mara Consent”, Mara Corporation...

  • ‘Catch him if you can’: Jho Low must be nabbed with international collaboration —  Rais Hussin

    1 month ago

    ‘Catch him if you can’: Jho Low must be nabbed with international collaboration — Rais Hussin

    NOVEMBER 5 — In the Hollywood movie, Catch me if you can, Leonardo DiCaprio was always giving the authorities the slip. The same seems to be happening to Low Taek Jho, otherwise...

  • No escape from the artificial blue light — Alexander Goh

    1 month ago

    No escape from the artificial blue light — Alexander Goh

    NOVEMBER 4 — Entering the time where everything is being digitalised, the latest technologies have been designed to allow us to operate machines in a “smarter” way and...

  • Rethinking tertiary education in Malaysia — Alexander Goh

    1 month ago

    Rethinking tertiary education in Malaysia — Alexander Goh

    NOVEMBER 4 — In the context of Asian culture, education determines a person’s intelligence and ability. Especially when a person is equipped with excellent English language...

  • Why the West should not give up on Cambodia — George Yeo

    1 month ago

    Why the West should not give up on Cambodia — George Yeo

    NOVEMBER 6 — The US and EU are considering withdrawing economic privileges from Cambodia for the way elections were held last year. The ruling party won all parliamentary seats...

  • Why are so many Malaysian children drowning in hotel swimming pools and theme parks? — Amar-Singh HSS

    1 month ago

    Why are so many Malaysian children drowning in hotel swimming pools and theme parks? — Amar-Singh HSS

    NOVEMBER 4 — Drowning is a major cause of death in children in Malaysia; ranking second, after road traffic injuries, for children aged 1-18 years. 500 hundred children drown...

  • Doctors Glut and Joblessness — Dr John Teo

    1 month ago

    Doctors Glut and Joblessness — Dr John Teo

    NOVEMBER 3 — The Media Headline of Medical officers may never get permanent MOH post as reiterated by our Minister of Health on the 1st of November is something not unexpected...

  • Get businesses on board to cut disaster risk — Mami Mizutori

    1 month ago

    Get businesses on board to cut disaster risk — Mami Mizutori

    NOVEMBER 1 — From micro family-run ventures to giant multinationals, companies are often hard hit by disasters that erode their bottom line or force them out of business...

  • Let’s host the Santiago Apec summit in Kuala Lumpur now — Rais Hussin

    1 month ago

    Let’s host the Santiago Apec summit in Kuala Lumpur now — Rais Hussin

    NOVEMBER 1 — Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec), according to Professor Paul Evans at University of British Columbia, one of the most astute observers, are four letters...

  • A colossal waste to give Apec 2019 a miss! — Jamari Mohtar

    1 month ago

    A colossal waste to give Apec 2019 a miss! — Jamari Mohtar

    NOVEMBER 1 — Amidst the shocked announcement of Chile’s decision to withdraw from hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders’ Week in November,...

  • Digital Economy as the country’s new growth engine — Mazli Noor

    1 month ago

    Digital Economy as the country’s new growth engine — Mazli Noor

    OCTOBER 31 — PAS Central’s Economic, Real Estate and Entrepreneur Development Committee as illustrated by the most recent government reports and analysis, the country’s...

  • Beware of ultrasonic pest control devices — Consumers’ Association of Penang

    1 month ago

    Beware of ultrasonic pest control devices — Consumers’ Association of Penang

    OCTOBER 31 — Ultrasonic pest-control devices have been promoted extensively in the market as a solution to get rid of all kinds of pests from fleas to rats. They can be easily...

  • Investigate thoroughly the suspicious death of Indonesian environmental human rights defender — Sahabat Alam Malaysia

    1 month ago

    Investigate thoroughly the suspicious death of Indonesian environmental human rights defender — Sahabat Alam Malaysia

    OCTOBER 31 — In solidarity with Indonesian colleagues, Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) joins civil society groups around the world to call on the Indonesian government to launch a...

  • A response to MCA Youth — Aimran Sarhan Abdullah

    1 month ago

    A response to MCA Youth — Aimran Sarhan Abdullah

    OCTOBER 21 — This is in response to the MCA National Youth chairman’s baseless accusations against Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. In academia, we are always taught...

  • Be encouraged: A way to live in Malaysia — Andy Chew

    1 month ago

    Be encouraged: A way to live in Malaysia — Andy Chew

    OCTOBER 31 — I am a Malaysian. I am a non-Malay, as some would address certain segments of Malaysian society as such. I embrace the Christian faith. Therefore, I am regarded as...

  • Deal between the US and Jho Low could be for the best — Tarak Singh

    1 month ago

    Deal between the US and Jho Low could be for the best — Tarak Singh

    OCTOBER 31 — Whether you’re young or old, rich or poor, Malay, Chinese, or Indian, every Malaysian knows the name Jho Low. The former financier tycoon was called the...

  • Only way to achieve 'Bangsa Malaysia' — Kasthuri Patto

    1 month ago

    Only way to achieve 'Bangsa Malaysia' — Kasthuri Patto

    OCTOBER 28 — A “Bangsa Malaysia” for nation building can only be achieved through a harmonious religious coexistence and respect of all faiths where all forms of extremism,...

  • The Malaysian legislative process for national development — G25

    1 month ago

    The Malaysian legislative process for national development — G25

    OCTOBER 28 — G25 would like to propose that the parliamentary select committees that are being put in place should play an active role in...

  • A wet Festival of Lights helps cool down political temperature — Jamari Mohtar

    1 month ago

    A wet Festival of Lights helps cool down political temperature — Jamari Mohtar

    OCTOBER 28 — A wet and happy Deepavali has a way to cool down the political temperature of the country. After weeks of heated diatribes on a number of issues on the social media...

  • Prime Minister Mahathir’s ‘Acid Tongue’ is Threatening Malaysia’s Economy — Tarak Singh

    1 month ago

    Prime Minister Mahathir’s ‘Acid Tongue’ is Threatening Malaysia’s Economy — Tarak Singh

    OCTOBER 27 — As the possible trade war between Malaysia and India looms ahead, it seems that most of Malaysia has all but moved on from caring. Local news headlines regarding...

  • Prime Minister Dr M’s ‘acid tongue’ is threatening Malaysia’s economy — Tarak Singh

    1 month ago

    Prime Minister Dr M’s ‘acid tongue’ is threatening Malaysia’s economy — Tarak Singh

    OCTOBER 27 — As the possible trade war between Malaysia and India looms ahead, it seems that most of Malaysia has all but moved on from caring. Local news headlines regarding...

  • Thank you for your service, Mohaideen Gani Mohamad ― Nicholas Theng

    1 month ago

    Thank you for your service, Mohaideen Gani Mohamad ― Nicholas Theng

    OCTOBER 27 ― I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the family of Mr Mohaideen Gani Mohamad, who lost his life after he was hit by a drunk driver on his way to work in...