By Wan Saiful Wan Jan. First published in The Star 13 September 2016 IT is amazing how some people react negatively to the word “liberalism” these days. The reactions are very different from the time when Tunku Abdul Rahman declared the independen [...]
By Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin. First published in Malay Mail Online 2 September 2016 SEPTEMBER 2 — In recent years the term “Merdeka Day” for Aug 31 has been officially eschewed in favour of “National Day” — with Sept 16 (a nationwide public holi [...]
More than one million refugees crossed into Europe last year alone. The disastrous civil war in Syria,as well as ongoing military conflict and sectarian violence in Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia, among others, have resulted in a massive flow of mo [...]
First published in Sin Chew Online By Wan Saiful Wan Jan, (c) 2016. Last week saw Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, president of PAS, taking a historic step in Parliament. He declined the opportunity to present a Private Member’s Bill despite kno [...]