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 [...]
AUG 9 — Violent attacks by irresponsible cabbies against defenseless Uber drivers have become commonplace in Malaysia. As a frequent Uber user, I have always noticed that its drivers become very anxious when they have to pick up or drop off passen [...]
This article first appeared Issue 1120 of The Edge Malaysia (July 25-31): Is the private sector in the driving seat of Corporate Malaysia? Apparently not, new research by a renowned academic shows, because the government controls a significant por [...]
Friday prayers are not the time for political statements and partisan sermons. I AM deeply disappointed with the sermon prepared by the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (JAIS) for the recent Hari Raya. The text of the sermon, in Malay, can be [...]