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    Farouk A. Peru / 2 days ago

    Two innovative new horrors to look out for

    APRIL 20 ― I guess it is not easy to break new ground in the film industry. But all films have to break some new ground or risk being the “same old thing.” ...

  • Civil disobedience happens when rule of law breaks down

    Boo Su-Lyn / 2 days ago

    Civil disobedience happens when rule of law breaks down

    APRIL 20 ― I filed a complaint to the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) as early as April 9 on the setting up of political flags in Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) before nomination day...

  • Finally, Comey comes out of his trance ― Tim Weiner

    Reuters / 2 days ago

    Finally, Comey comes out of his trance ― Tim Weiner

    APRIL 20 ― When we look back on the Age of Trump, we’ll remember a vivid chapter from James Comey’s new book. The FBI director is seized by “the strangest feeling” upon...

  • China, the highly problematic saviour of the global aluminium market? ― Andy Home

    Reuters / 3 days ago

    China, the highly problematic saviour of the global aluminium market? ― Andy Home

    APRIL 19 ― The shocks from the imposition of US sanctions on Oleg Deripaska and his UC Rusal aluminium empire are still rolling through the market. After Rio Tinto last week...

  • Parachute candidates demean voters

    Praba Ganesan / 3 days ago

    Parachute candidates demean voters

    APRIL 19 — Imagine hundreds of them floating down with chutes made of their party colours, seemingly ferrying them to their intended contests. It’s a different kind of D-Day....

  • Russia’s Telegram ban is about business first — Leonid Bershidsky

    Bloomberg / 4 days ago

    Russia’s Telegram ban is about business first — Leonid Bershidsky

    APRIL 18 — Imagine if the US banned Facebook after Mark Zuckerberg’s disappointing performance last week on Capitol Hill. Something similar happened in Russia on Monday as the...

  • The elephant in the Trump-Abe room — Robert Boxwell

    Reuters / 4 days ago

    The elephant in the Trump-Abe room — Robert Boxwell

    APRIL 18 — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting US President Donald Trump this week, their seventh meeting since Trump’s 2016 election victory. Abe was the first...

  • The unusual appeal of dictators

    Erna Mahyuni / 4 days ago

    The unusual appeal of dictators

    APRIL 18 — It puzzles me that in countries where democracy is said to be practised, their citizens are still drawn to dictators — or dictatorial style. The thing about the...

  • Trump's a lonely trade warrior but he's not alone — Pankaj Mishra

    Bloomberg / 5 days ago

    Trump's a lonely trade warrior but he's not alone — Pankaj Mishra

    APRIL 17 — Threatening tariffs on imports from China, President Donald Trump has provoked swift vows of retaliation from Beijing, shaken financial markets, and generated great...

  • Ousting King Mark from Facebook would be hard — Justin Fox

    Bloomberg / 5 days ago

    Ousting King Mark from Facebook would be hard — Justin Fox

    APRIL 17 — A lot of people these days think Facebook Inc has become an incorrigible, toxic “regime of one-sided, highly profitable surveillance” under the near-absolute...

  • Crowdsourcing responsibility: Malaysians show how it’s done

    Quek Yew Aun / 5 days ago

    Crowdsourcing responsibility: Malaysians show how it’s done

    APRIL 17 — Ah, the elections. Where once every four to five years, we are summoned to fulfil our numero uno civic duty: to vote. And so like gravid salmon, many of us will be...

  • Malaysia's migrant workers

    Alwyn Lau / 6 days ago

    Malaysia's migrant workers

    APRIL 16 — In every nation, there are groups which are excluded in order that social order can sustain itself. There is a political price some segments of the country must pay...

  • Jadilah netizen yang bertanggungjawab

    Bartholomew Chan / 6 days ago

    Jadilah netizen yang bertanggungjawab

    16 APRIL — Beberapa hari yang lalu, kita dikejutkan dengan berita bahawa Tunku Mahkota Johor (TMJ) bermurah hati untuk menanggung segala perbelanjaan para pengunjung di sebuah...

  • In Syria strike, the real danger is Russia — Peter Apps

    Reuters / 1 week ago

    In Syria strike, the real danger is Russia — Peter Apps

    APRIL 15 — In deciding whether and how to strike Syrian government installations following last week’s chemical weapons attack, the US military might once have focused on...

  • Religion and political manifestos

    Zurairi AR / 1 week ago

    Religion and political manifestos

    APRIL 15 — There are two more weeks before the campaigning period proper actually begins, but already we are seeing elements of religion subtly used, in a bid to win the hearts...