Malaysia: Time for radical thinkers in our varsities


August 18, 2018 Opinion Malaysia: Time for radical thinkers in our varsities Dr.Azly Rahman http://www.malaysiakini.com   “Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.” – Plato  COMMENT | I once taught Thinking Skills, Foreign Policy, and Ethics. My approach towards teaching thinking was about increasing the capacity of the mind to … Continue reading

Anwar Ibrahim, stop the PKR Contest


August 18, 2018 Anwar Ibrahim, stop the PKR Contest and get down to the serious business of promised reforms The pre-election scuffles within PKR are threatening to tear apart the party as well as the hopes of all who see it as the way forward for the new Malaysia. COMMENT http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com   By Watson Peters … Continue reading

Dr. Mahathir Mohamad’s New Dilemma: Pakatan’s Manifesto


August 18, 2018 Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad’s New Dilemma: Pakatan’s Manifesto by William Case, Nottingham University Malaysian Campus http://www.eastasiaforum.org Malaysia’s new Pakatan Harapan government rode to power on a pledge to clean up Malaysia’s foul politics. It was wise to focus on the UMNO-led Barisan Nasional’s transgressions: Pakatan’s appeal lay less in its own … Continue reading

Judge Pakatan Harapan in 5 years, Dr. Rais Hussin


August 17, 2018 Judge Pakatan Harapan in 100 days, maybe too soon, but in 5 years definitely too late, Dr. Rais Hussin Shocking  Admission   The Pakatan Harapan Manifesto was launched in March 2018. It is now more than 100 days. How much more time do our new  Yang Berhormat Menteris and Timbalan Menteris need … Continue reading

Casting a ‘cursor’ on Harapan’s critics


August 17, 2018 Casting a ‘cursor’ on Harapan’s critics by Dean Johns@www.malaysiakini.com The Old UMNO Rogues in New Clothes COMMENT | I’ve always been deeply sceptical about the power of magic, and thus more driven to spelling-out my opposition to the ills of the world than casting spells against them. But since the Pakatan Harapan … Continue reading

Foreign Policy: ASEAN is here to stay


July 17, 2018 Foreign Policy: ASEAN is here to stay by Henrick Z Tsjeng and Shawn Ho / Khmer Times.com.kh Navy personnel of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy take part in a military display in the South China Sea on April 12. Reuters   The recent 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) in … Continue reading