My latest articles.

Malaysia’s emerging new political order

The Unity Government, led by Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional with the support from Sabah and Sarawak parties, was born out of an unprecedented hung parliament. Despite its messy beginning, the Anwar Ibrahim-led government has the potential of becoming a new political order that could…

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Is Malaysia on the cusp of a second take-off?

If we get it right and at the same time get our acts together, when we look back 10 years down the road, 2023 may be remembered as the beginning of Malaysia’s second take-off. If we fail, our country will continue to stagnate as we…

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The need for closer Asean-EU cooperation

My first task as deputy international trade and industry minister was to represent my minister, Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz, at the 10th Asean-EU Business Summit, in conjunction with the 45th Asean-EU Commemorative Summit, in Brussels. At the forum, I spoke alongside His Excellency…

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Give Malaysia a chance for a new government

This 15th general election is an election to elect a new government. It is also to determine a future that we can all be proud of for Malaysia. All elections before 2018 were always about electing a stronger opposition. Barisan Nasional was always the only…

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Pakatan Harapan a more stable choice

In the final lap before polling day this Saturday, most pundits have now agreed that Pakatan Harapan has the best chance among three competing coalitions to secure the most number of seats in Parliament. What is not certain however is the extent of Pakatan Harapan’s…

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My Political Journey, So Far

This is the story of my political journey in the past two-and-a-half decades which intertwined with massive political changes in Malaysia. The July 1997 Asian Financial Crisis and the 1998 Reformasi movement triggered by the jailing of the then Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar…

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Food riders of Malaysia, unite for Pakatan Harapan

Did you know that while some p-hailing service or food delivery motorcycle riders are habitual red-light breakers, many of them are actually forced to do it because they have to avoid being classified as “late” by their employers’ rigid system? Things are made worse when…

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Continuing Kit Siang’s Struggle

Sdr Lim Kit Siang is a visionary who constantly seeks to reshape the political landscape with the hope of building a Malaysia for all. Before Gelang Patah/Iskandar Puteri, Kit Siang was elected in Melaka (Kota Melaka, 1969-1978; 1982-1986), Selangor (Petaling Jaya, 1978-1982), Penang (Tanjong, 1986-1999)…

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