First published in themalaymailonline.com MARCH 22 ― “We are all Malaysians. This is the bond that unites us.” were Tunku Abdul Rahman’s words in his final broadcast to the nation as prime minister on August 30, 1970. This is the promise made duri [...]
By Wan Saiful Wan Jan for Sin Chew Daily, 25 Feb 2017                             Have you ever bought fake products like fake branded watches or fake branded football jersey? D [...]
Published by The Star on the 14th February 2017 LAST Wednesday, Feb 8, was the 114th birthday of Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Alhaj. That was also the seventh anniversary of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS), the organisation th [...]
First published in themalaymailonline.com. FEBRUARY 11 — There’s a T-shirt produced by the NGO Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia which reads “RACISM is so yesterday.” I wish it were the case but the reality is actually quite different. Racism and the poli [...]
By Hafiz Noor Shams New York has the Empire State Building. Think of Paris and the Eiffel Tower comes to mind. Cairo is inseparable from the Pyramids. Singapore has the smaller but not less iconic Merlion. George Town has the Penang Bridge, if you [...]
More than one million refugees crossed into Europe last year alone. The disastrous civil war in Syria,as well as ongoing military conflict and sectarian violence in Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia, among others, have resulted in a massive flow of mo [...]
By Tunku Abidin Muhriz, first published in The Malay Mail on 19 February 2016. When I watched Ola Bola in its opening week, I knew it was going to be big. Although it is not as high-octane as the last movie I wrote about, Polis Evo (also produced  [...]