Freedom of Expression with Limitations


September 17, 2014 Freedom of Expression with Limitations by Dr. Azmi Sharom@www.thestar.com There is a need for some laws and controls over people who would defame others or call for unacceptable things, like genocide. IN the past few weeks there has been a lot of discussion, indeed in some cases one might say uproar, over … Continue reading

Rosli Dahlan wins Appeal against NST and MACC


September 17, 2014 Rosli Dahlan wins Appeal against NST and MACC By Din Merican Unknown to many, this morning, the Court of Appeal presided by JCAs Clinton Albert, Hameed Sultan and Nalini Pathmanaban today heard NST’s appeal vs the High Court Judgment of Judge Siti Khadijah Badjenid which held NST and MACC liable for defamation … Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Francis Fukuyama’s ‘Political Order and Political Decay’


September 16, 2014 Francis Fukuyama’s ‘Political Order and Political Decay’ From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy(Vol.2) By Sheri Berman@www.nytimes.com http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/14/books/review/francis-fukuyamas-political-order-and-political-decay.html?ref=review&_r=0 In 1989, Francis Fukuyama published an essay in The National Interest entitled “The End of History?” that thrust him into the center of public debate. Although often misunderstood and maligned, its central … Continue reading

51 Years On, Sabah has yet to experience true Independence, says Simon Sipaun


September 15, 2014 To Brothers and Sisters in Sabah and Sarawak, HAPPY MALAYSIA DAY and MAY GOD BLESS OUR COUNTRY Fear Not, Despair Not. Have Hope because the best is yet to come for all of us. Secession is not the way to solve our problems and settle differences. 51 years in Malaysia is no … Continue reading

September 16: Time for Sober Reflection and Renewal


September 15, 2014 September 16: Time for Sober Reflection and Renewal by Malaysiakini  http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/274584 STAND UP for MALAYSIA As Malaysia Day approaches, Putrajaya is reminded of the need to address discontent in Sabah and Sarawak over the perception that it is often left out of the Federation, said NGO Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM). For instance, … Continue reading