by Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz. First published in The Malay Mail 9 January 2015 What most of the world calls New Year’s Day, as a result of the widespread adoption through trade and colonialism of the Gregorian calendar, is not marked as a public holida [...]
By Wan Saiful Wan Jan. First published in The Star on 6 January 2015 Let me start by expressing my deepest sympathy to everyone affected by the flood. The calamity is unprecedented a [...]
By Tunku’ Abidin Muhriz. First published in the The Malay Mail on 2 January 2015. THE concept of a new year used to be compelling: an opportunity to reboot, ditch bad ideas and pretend to implement New Year’s Resolutions. That illusio [...]
By Wan Saiful Wan Jan. First published in The Star on 23 December 2014 As we step into the new year, let us do more to promote the positive values of freedom, liberty and moderation. We are c [...]
By Tricia Yeoh. First published in The Sun on 11 December 2014. Abolishing the Sedition Act would not quite result in madness and mayhem, as some would have us believe, but in the likes [...]
by Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz. First published in The Malay Mail 8 August 2014 Every so often diplomats and scholars ask the question: is the Commonwealth of Nations relevant? Critics denounce its lack of teeth to enforce decisions and its imperia [...]
by Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz. First published in the Malay Mail 4 July 2014 It has emerged that a number of Malaysians have joined the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (or Syria, or al-Sham: thus either ISIL or ISIS, but the former avo [...]