My latest articles.

A Tribute to Dr. Chen Man Hin (Part 1)

Sdr Dr Chan Man Hin founded the DAP in 1966 with a vision of building a multiethnic Malaysian identity and Malaysian dream. He stabilised the party whenever there was a crisis. DAP would not have survived the May 13 period when Sdr Lim Kit Siang…

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Cabinet decision on LCS must be followed through

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob must ensure that Cabinet decisions are followed to the letters. At the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 9 August, it was decided that the report by Tan Sri Ambrin Buang-led Jawatankuasa Siasatan Tadbir Urus, Perolehan dan Kewangan Kerajaan (JKSTUPKK)…

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𝗟𝗶𝘁𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗯𝗮𝘁 𝗦𝗵𝗶𝗽 (𝗟𝗖𝗦): 𝗗𝗲𝗰𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗱𝗼𝗰𝘂𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀

Since the release of the Public Accounts Committee report on the LCS scandal last Thursday, 4 August, people now have more questions than ever about what had happened in the case of LCS project mismanagement. To find solutions and the way forward, we urge Minister…

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Just want to share why I am passionate about reading:

Yesterday, our team of volunteers brought 11 Orang Asli kids from Kampung Sungai Temon, ranging from 5 to 13 years old, to Book Xcess at Sunway Big Box, Nusajaya. It was their first time visiting a bookstore. Some of them did not even have proper…

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A meeting with Dr. Greg Fealy

Here with Dr. Greg Fealy of Australian National University, my alma mater, and Dr. Justin Lee, the Australian High Commissioner to Kuala Lumpur. In 2003, I did a “summer scholarship”, where I had the chance as an undergraduate student to conduct graduate student-like research projects,…

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Why Johor remains a key battleground for GE15

(Published in Malaymail) As anticipation builds over the 15th general election (GE15), Johor DAP chairman Liew Chin Tong has predicted that the state will be a key battleground once more. He said there were several reasons why, with the most crucial one being Barisan Nasional’s…

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A New Malaysia beyond GE15

(Interview published in Malaymail) Looking at the 15th general election as more than another major political event, Johor DAP chairman Liew Chin Tong said the eventual winner — regardless of politics — must prioritise finding a new order and stability for the country. Saying that…

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A congratulations to Tan Sri K. Thanabalasingam

Globally, we are living in a new era with heightened great power competition and geopolitical challenges. Defense and international relations are more talked about now than any time in the past three decades since the end of the Cold War. The years and possibly decades…

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