My latest articles.

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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Malaysia as an aspiring middle power in midst of great power rivalry

Malaysian elections rarely feature foreign policy ideas and debates. However, who Malaysians choose to run the nation next and how Malaysia positions itself internationally will have huge consequences on the increasingly tense region. For a secure and peaceful Southeast Asia, Malaysia needs to have a…

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Five factors to explain why UMNO is stuck

While some analysts think UMNO could regain support, there seems to be no serious evidence to back it up. In fact, since the dissolution of Parliament on 10 October, UMNO-Barisan Nasional has not gained an inch of new ground. UMNO president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid…

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