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Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s comments that Perkasa would not have existed had it not been for the rise in extremist views among the non-Malays can be best described by the Chinese proverb 自欺欺人 (deceiving one self and deceiving others). It is clear that Mahathir’s comments are also his indirect attempt to try to justify his […]

Last year, Transport Minister Datuk Liow Tiong Lai became the most criticised Minister due to the Road Transport Department’s crackdown against vehicle’s number plates. It appears now that Home Minister Datuk Ahmad Zahid will soon become the most criticized Minister due to the unwise and unfair online foreign worker permit renewal implementation by the immigration […]

Universiti Malaya’s decision to ban its staff from organsing any political activities is an attack on academic freedom and will curtail the progress of the university. The move will also cause UM’s international image to take a further dive after it has recently made itself an international laughing stock for banning Anwar Ibrahim from attending […]

Yesterday, the world was shocked by the deadliest terror attack in France in more than 50 years, as three gunmen attacked the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, killing 12 people including its editor-in-chief. DAP unequivocally condemns this heinous and violent attack. There is no doubt that the perpetrators of these inhumane […]

Despite repeated calls from the DAP that a state of emergency should be declared to deal with the nation’s worst flood, the Prime Minister has still not given a satisfactory explanation as to why the federal government is reluctant to do so. Datuk Seri Najib’s reluctance is indeed puzzling after his insurance argument has been […]

Former Prime Minister Tun Mahathir said yesterday that the Malays’ grip on politics is weak due to disunity, prompting them to beg other races for support to remain in power. He also said: “Now Umno, PKR, and PAS have to beg for support from DAP to win the general election. When we become beggars, we […]

After having made itself an international laughing stock for banning Anwar Ibrahim from attending a talk organized by Universiti Malaya ‘s Student Council and for subsequently imposing a campus lockdown, UM administration has again caused further damage to its reputation by punishing the students involved in organizing the talk. In fact, UM administration has also […]

Umno Cheras divisional Chief Datuk Seri Syed Ali Alhabshee’s response to my statement dated Nov 20 shows one simple fact—that he is not bold enough to raise 1MDB issue at the Umno General Assembly. In order to hide this fact, he has chosen to make baseless attacks against me and DAP. The attacks include the […]

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