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The verdict that will move the needle(s)

THERE are two forms of guilt. One in the court of law. The other in the court of public opinion. Granted the guilty verdict of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, over his SRC case, the Court of Final

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Report: COVID created an education crisis that has been pushing millions of children into learning poverty

WE’RE facing a global “learning catastrophe” because of the way the education of millions of children was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from leading world bodies, including the World Bank and UNESCO. The report says 70%

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Why the need for Anwar to meet up with Indian movie superstars?

I don’t understand why PKR president Anwar Ibrahim has a penchant for meeting up with Indian film stars. I am not sure whether such meetings have any impact on getting the support of the Indian community. I am not against

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Ramasamy: The great, anticipated debate failed

What was supposed to be a debate of interest in Sapura Energy Bhd (SEB) between former prime minister Najib Tun Razak and PKR president Anwar Ibrahim turned into a debate defending their respective political positions. The debate started with the

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Mahathir: Go big, dominate market

IT is well-known that Malaysia became industrialised through foreign direct investment or FDI. Malaysia was actually among the first to do this. Prior to this the newly independent countries were unwilling to give a role to foreigners in the development of

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Ramasamy: PAS’ politics of absurdity

PAS’ information chief Khairil Nizam Khirudin issued a stern warning against anyone trying to change the religious status of single-mother Loh Siew Hong’s three underaged children. He said that since the children converted into Islam based on their understanding and

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Womens March Malaysia: Rise, Resist & Rest

Two years have passed and we are moving towards a new (pandemic) normal. Yet, the oppression of the marginalised in Malaysia remains the same. Resistance of those oppressed remains the same. The demand for better rights, access, safety and protection,

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Charles: Time for AG to ensure state laws reflect Federal Court Judgment

This is what the tug of war is about: the Perlis religious authorities defending unilateral conversions because it’s allowed for in the state enactment and many others pointing out such an act is unconstitutional. To add to this, we have

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Mother’s unending quest for justice

Single mother Loh Siew Hong met her children in the welfare home yesterday.It was an emotional meeting, something to be expected given the separation of the children and their mother. The children are generally warming up and getting close to

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Unending saga of custodial deaths

Is it a surprise that custodial deaths have accelerated in the country. In the last seven years, there have been nearly 80 deaths in custody, whether under custody or in lockup. Last year alone, there have been 44 deaths in

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