The need for Mr. Spock in an Age of Madness


March 2, 2015 The need for Mr. Spock in an Age of Madness A Tribute by Dr. Farish Noor@www.nst.com.my  AN ICON: Nimoy’s Mr Spock was a role model for humanity and a voice of logic and reason THIS week, I would like, if I may, to write about something rather differ­ent from what I usually … Continue reading

Measuring Islamicity yet again


March 2, 2015 Measuring Islamicity yet again by Zainah Anwar (01-03-15)@www.thestar.com.my A Syariah Index funded by taxpayers’ money remains unused and unknown to the public while a new study has been launched. FOR some five years during the premiership of Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the Malaysian Govern­ment spent millions on a major effort to develop … Continue reading

PM dodges 1MDB scandals


March 2, 2015 PM dodges 1MDB scandals  by FMT Reporters@www.freemalaysiatoday.com DAP’s Tony Pua says PM is either complicit in the company’s hanky-panky or guilty of gross negligence and incompetence in managing 1MDB. Time to Fix 1MDB mess Tony Pua has said that the Prime Minister cannot continue to disassociate himself from the gross failings of … Continue reading

Najib says father Razak was principled man


March 2, 2015 COMMENT: We are not talking about Tun Abdul Razak. Our Second Prime Minister is known by all men and women of my generation as a leader who put people first before self. He left us a legacy that will remain unmatched for a long time. He was an astute politician who served … Continue reading

Will Najib do right by the people come March 8?


March 2, 2015 Will Najib do right by the people come March 8?  The finest thing for him to do is to announce his retirement. COMMENT by Aspan Alias@www.freemalaysiatoday.com This March 8, there will be an assembly of about 170 UMNO division heads, a congregation to show solidarity with Najib whose support from ordinary people … Continue reading

Najib’s not looking good politically, says Roger Mitton


March 1, 2015 Najib’s not looking good politically, says Roger Mitton by The Malaysian Insider@www.themalaysianinsider.com Criticism against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak appears to be gaining steam outside of the country, with The Myanmar Times now jumping onto the bandwagon. In its opinion page dated February 23, the writer Roger Mitton, presented a bleak … Continue reading