Category Security

Former ‘flying car’ minister’s appointment as Boustead chairman is a mockery to the Armed Forces

Media statement by Liew Chin Tong, former Deputy Defence Minister, on 4 January 2022 As the former deputy defence minister with inside knowledge of the workings of Boustead Holdings Bhd, which is part of Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT), I am appalled by the appointment…

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In defence of Defence White Paper

Today 16 September we celebrate not only the 58th Malaysia Day but also the 88th Malaysian Armed Forces’ Day. As a loyal Malaysian citizen and former Deputy Defence Minister, my heart goes to the men and women serving our nation through the Armed Forces. Their sacrifices and…

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Why we should be kinder to Rohingya refugees

I read with distress and alarm the heightened publicity attacks against the Rohingyas and other migrants by Home Minister Dato Seri Hamzah Zainuddin and Immigration Director-General Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud. Distress because the Rohingya as a group have been subjected to persecution and suffered genocide…

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Covid-19: Not the time for self-defeatism

I watched Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s hour-long television interview on Sunday and came away with the sense that he has given up on dealing with Covid-19 with the tools and resources available to the government.  The Prime Minister (PM) is literally surrendering to…

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