Flooding of 2021: What can we learn?

The recent floods in the year-end 2021 had taught us that the response of the rakyat was astounding and tremendous.   Teams of volunteers from all walks of life – multi-ethnic and multi religious, lent their hands to the victims. They even collaborated with each other. Kudos to the rakyat!   The floods experienced in […]

Malaysia’s 2022 Budget – A reset to prepare the country for the future?

On the last Friday of October every year, Malaysians wait with much anticipation to hear the budget speech by the Minister of Finance.   This year is slightly different. After over a year of political turmoil and living in lockdown in most parts of the pandemic, weary Malaysians appear to have less excitement about the […]

Keluarga Malaysia: Kepimpinan perlu menjadi contoh dan berwibawa

Keluarga merujuk kepada ikatan yang berasaskan kepada pertalian darah. Keluarga juga boleh membawa maksud satu ikatan yang berasaskan kepada perkongsian aspirasi matlamat dan nilai dalam pembinaan negara dan masyarakat.   Apa yang dimaksudkan oleh Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Perdana Menteri ialah yang kedua. Dalam ucapan sempena Pra Pelancaran Keluarga Malaysia pada 8 Oktober 2021, […]

Wujudkan platform bincang prejudis kaum

Malaysia baru sahaja menyambut ulang tahun ke-64 kemerdekaan dan bakal menyambut Hari Malaysia beberapa hari sahaja lagi. Kemerdekaan biasanya bermaksud pembebasan daripada penjajah. Kemerdekaan juga bermaksud pembebasan daripada prejudis dan ketakutan yang menghalang negara daripada terus maju dan makmur.   Walaupun Malaysia telah mencapai pelbagai kemajuan dalam beberapa dekad yang lepas, kita masih lagi belum […]

Create platform for conversation on racial prejudice

Malaysia has just celebrated its 64th anniversary of independence and will soon celebrate Malaysia Day. Independence usually means unshackling ourselves from yoke and tyranny of colonial masters.   Moreover, it also means unshackling ourselves from deep-seated prejudices and fears which impede a country from moving forward towards greater progress and prosperity.   Even though progress […]

Form an inclusive government for the sake of the country

The turn of political events in the past two weeks was unprecedented, leading to feelings of dismay and disappointment among Malaysians in the face of worsening crises. As daily Covid-19 numbers worsen, recent events further increase the frustration and trust deficit to the Prime Minister and his government.   The Royal rebuke “amat mendukacitakan” following […]