If you think that this is an isolated case of one politician saying something stupid, think again. Pay close attention as campaigning starts to heat up. More and more politicians are going to say more ludicrous things.
A deep resentment among community members has been created by such affirmative policies and it looks more racist and discriminatory than anything else.
I will always celebrate Chinese New Year with vigour. I feel it is my responsibility to show to Malaysian society the true meaning of multiculturalism and respect.
The real objective is to have the politicians from both divides think about why such a movement has come about in the first place.
It’s hard to be politically active in Malaysia. For those working in the government, it’s now gotten even harder to exercise their basic right to vote.
Malays are, though indirectly and inadvertently, dictating the kind of environment in which the rest of society should be living in.
The country has returned to pre-1998 when Mahathir was the prime minister and Anwar was his deputy.
I’d like to take a look back (or as many would call it… a throwback) at some of the developments of 2017 that I feel really impacted Malaysia.
In Malaysia, where religious and racial friction is commonplace, cultivating social cohesion remains a great challenge.
Maybe all of us have been conditioned to think that English is the global language. But what if it isn’t?
Prostitution in Malaysia is illegal, but if you were to walk the streets of Kuala Lumpur, you will notice it is a thriving business with transactions happening on a very regular basis.