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Let’s Embrace Affordable Arbitration To Ensure Social Justice

There cannot be rule of law if not everyone has equal access to justice. If only the rich and powerful can afford justice through the court system, it will be ruled by law. It would invariably lead to abuse of power and corruption, subjugating the have-nots.

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Hadi, What’s Wrong With The ‘Malaysia Madani’ Concept?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-To Pas president Hadi Awang, any concept which he suspects has any link to Western philosophy is unacceptable, even though the term madani is an Islamic term and many of its core values come from Islam.

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Political Dynasties In Malaysia

BANGKOK, Thailand-The recent appointment of Anwar Ibrahim’s daughter Nurul Izzah Anwar as economic advisor to her father as prime minister has tapped into deep emotion and even ridicule this week.

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Increasing Voices Calling For Institutional Reform

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-The calls for institutional reform are becoming louder each day since GE15. Among them who have spoken up are Law Minister Datuk Seri Azalina Othman (Dec 2022), Bersih (Dec 2022), former IRC member Ms Ambiga Sreenevasan (Jan 2023), Senate Speaker Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim (Jan 2023), G25 members and former DAP leader Mr Lim Kit Siang (Jan 2023).

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Understanding National Unity In Post-GE15 Malaysian Society

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-National unity is a very dynamic and relevant theme for public discussion. One concern arising from GE15 based on the voting pattern is how divided Malaysians are on the choice of the party or coalition which should run the government at the federal level.

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CME Concerned On Appointment Of Nurul Izzah Anwar As Senior Adviser

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-The Center for Market Education (CME) expresses serious concerns about the fact that PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar has been appointed as a senior adviser to Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim on economics and finance.

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Quran Burning Draws Condemnation From Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-The desecration of the Quran, the holy book of those of the Islamic faith has drawn condemnation from Malaysians, with the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) being the loudest over the provocative action in Sweden.
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A Clear And Present Danger To Malaysian Democracy

BANGKOK, Thailand--Prime minister Anwar Ibrahim recently made an impassioned plea for all muftis, religious leaders, teachers, and Ustaz to assist in the stability and harmony of the nation. Anwar is well aware of the clear and present danger religious zealotism poses to the stability of Malaysia’s democracy.

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Proposed Philippine Wealth Fund Sparks Jitters

SACRAMENTO, U.S.--A legislative initiative to create a sovereign wealth fund to support President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s national development agenda has evoked widespread controversy.

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The Anwar And Zahid Relationship

BANGKOK, Thailand--There is more than meets the eye to the Anwar Ibrahim and Ahmad Zahid Hamidi relationship.

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Alleged Misappropriation Of Billions Of Ringgit – The Urgent Need For Further Oversight And Transparency

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim announced that the previous Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration had allegedly misappropriated tens of billions in ringgit in violation of proper procedure. The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) is horrified at these revelations and demands that investigations are undertaken thoroughly, and transparently and that those found responsible should be swiftly brought to justice.

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