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Both Dr Mahathir and Dong Zong are wrong

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad was wrong to brand Dong Zong as “racist”, but Dong Zong was not right to claim that the khat lesson for Chinese/Tamil primary schools’ Standard Four Bahasa Malaysia subject from 2020 was the beginning of

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Questions over ‘khat’ controversy

I met Malaysians and Malaysian students during my trip to Salem yesterday. From afar, I have been following developments back home, including the controversy over plans to introduce “khat” or Jawi calligraphy in the Year 4 Bahasa Malaysia curriculum for

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DAP to Fadhli: Kit Siang a Malaysian citizen, Zakir is not

PUCHONG: A DAP MP today hit back at Kota Bharu MP Ahmad Fadhli Shaari for asking DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang to leave Malaysia over his call for Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik to leave the country voluntarily. In a

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Building New Malaysia takes a decade or two

If Pakatan Harapan loses the General Election (GE15), then it is kaput for a New Malaysia as a top world-class nation as this is a mission that will take a decade or two – definitely more than one general election

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Hadi willing to support Dr M for a full term, but will Zahid?

Umno president, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has become a classic case of a political leader whose statements frequently boomerang on him, raising the question posed by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad about Umno leaders becoming “dumb and dumber”

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‘Manifesto, manifesto’ defence for new Seda chair

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang defended the appointment of Public Accounts Committee deputy chairman Wong Kah Woh as Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda) on the basis that it did not violate the Pakatan Harapan manifesto. “We follow the

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Malaysia’s financial scandals: Rewriting history is not an option

George Orwell once said: “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” Those who are in power today can try to rewrite the past but they would not succeed, not

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RM10 million suit against Kit Siang by former AG

KUALA LUMPUR: Former attorney-general Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has filed a RM10 million suit against DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang for allegedly defaming him in an article published by news portal Malaysiakini on his alleged involvement in the 1Malaysia

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Lim pours fuel into fire over BN’s recipe for electoral catastrophe

PUCHONG: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has poured fuel into the fire by jumping into the bandwagon by describing Pekan MP Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s appointment as BN advisory council chairman as a recipe for electoral catastrophe to the coalition.

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“Only insane kleptocrats without integrity will join Umno”

PUCHONG: Gelang Patah MP Lim Kit Siang of the DAP has declined the offer by Pekan MP Datuk Seri Najib Razak to join Umno on the grounds that he is still sane, have integrity and is not a kleptocrat. “Only

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