A Maze for Maszlee

Within a week of the general election I visited four different educational institutions for ...

2018-05-25T13:42:12+00:00 24th May 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on A Maze for Maszlee

Instituting institutional hope

After the electoral tsunami, the political volcano has been spewing ceaselessly with the lava ...

2018-05-18T09:53:27+00:00 17th May 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Instituting institutional hope

A new dawn for democracy?

The ninth of May 2018 will be etched in the memories of those who enabled ...

2018-05-14T12:38:28+00:00 11th May 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on A new dawn for democracy?

An X (or Ex) for institutional renewal?

Many recent elections around the world have been described as defining events for nations “at ...

2018-05-07T13:49:53+00:00 4th May 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on An X (or Ex) for institutional renewal?

The legacy of political veterans

The funeral of Tan Sri Napsiah Omar last Tuesday (17 April) brought together mourners from ...

2018-04-27T09:58:21+00:00 26th April 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on The legacy of political veterans

Whose future will manifest?

Malaysia won seven gold, give silver and 12 bronze medals at the recently concluded ...

2018-04-23T11:29:16+00:00 23rd April 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Whose future will manifest?

Whose future will manifest?

Both the Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan manifestos for the fourteenth general election make optimistic ...

2018-04-13T10:41:50+00:00 13th April 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Whose future will manifest?

More than just diplomacy

Public diplomacy and soft power can be expressed in a variety of ways. Last week ...

2018-04-06T11:19:04+00:00 6th April 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on More than just diplomacy

An all too-real anti-fake news bill

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) has expressed “strong reservations on the recently ...

2018-03-30T14:49:39+00:00 30th March 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on An all too-real anti-fake news bill

Between freedom and manipulation

Ever since the earliest days of democracy and electoral competition, successful politicians have understood the ...

2018-03-23T10:20:38+00:00 23rd March 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Between freedom and manipulation