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 […]

Malaysia: Wither democracy or opportunity for complete overhaul?

After more than a year in the pandemic and with a state of emergency ending soon, Malaysia is facing crises like no other. While we are not yet a failed state, we have the potential of being one if the nation does not take a different course to arrest the health, political and economic crises we are currently in.

More dialogues and engagement needed to understand the Palestine issue

In Malaysia, the narrative for the long-standing Palestinian issue has been largely formulated and driven by the Muslims, with support from the government. Not surprisingly, the non-Muslims in Malaysia feel disconnected with the issue, which is perceived as confined to the Muslims or the Arabs only, leading to an apathetic attitude towards the issue. On […]

Wujudkan mekanisme telus dalam pelantikan pimpinan GLC

Kenyataan media oleh Pengerusi Prasarana (kini mantan) pagi semalam (Selasa) lanjutan tragedi kemalangan LRT pada malam Selasa menimbulkan kritikan pelbagai pihak.&nbsp. Sikap tidak profesional dan sambil lewa beliau terhadap kemalangan yang julung kali berlaku dalam sejarah perkhidmatan LRT negara telah menimbulkan kemarahan masyarakat umum. Akibat sikap beliau, imej Prasarana dan negara tercalar. Apa yang melegakan, tidak […]

Tiba Syawal meniup semangat perjuangan umat Islam

Syawal kali ini hadir dalam suasana yang luar biasa. Pertama, sekali lagi kita menyambut Syawal dalam suasana pandemik Covid-19. Bezanya kali ini, Syawal tiba ketika gelombang pandemik yang lebih dahsyat melanda negara berbanding dengan Syawal tahun lepas.   Dengan jumlah kes baru yang mencecah ribuan setiap hari beserta varian virus yang lebih bahaya, pandemik Covid-19 […]