Category National

The great political vacuum

There is a myth circulating among the high circles of Kuala Lumpur and beyond, that no matter what, UMNO will win handsomely in the next general election. According to this myth, UMNO is the “natural” ruler of this nation. Hence, the 2018 general election was…

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The Malaysian impasse: Some outcomes to consider

While Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s government only commands a minority in parliament, those who wish to see him gone would need to cobble together an alternative majority. After his audience with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Wednesday, Tan Sri Muhyiddin…

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We shall overcome

We need every politician to recognise that their role is more than just giving handouts. They are elected to think, deliberate, and decide on good public policies for the society and the nation. Democracy needs to deliver progress and improvement to daily lives, and the people’s wellbeing.
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Time for a Covid reset

A year ago, I published my book “The Great Reset” in a modest attempt to explain how the once-in-a-century Covid-19 crisis is going to reset our politics, the economy and healthcare system. However, the powers-that-be didn’t bother to learn much from the 18-month Covid crisis…

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