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The Black Swan

Nassim Taleb’s bestseller “The Black Swan” talks about a world shaped by highly improbable events. He argues that most of what that we take for granted after the event was considered impossible before the event. We know swans are white and that acquired common sense often stops us from realising that there are black swans […]

Freed from sedition charge, Azmi Sharom says ‘common sense’ won

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 ― Universiti Malaya law lecturer Dr Azmi Sharom today hailed the victory of “common sense” in Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali’s decision to drop the sedition charges against the former. “I’m thankful that common sense has finally prevailed,” Azmi told Malay Mail Online, after Apandi used his discretionary powers to […]

Ceramah majlis perasmian pejabat Amanah di Kawasan Parlimen Marang

Pada Hari Ahad yang lalu, saya menyertai ceramah majlis perasmian pejabat Amanah di Kawasan Parlimen Marang, iaitu Kawasan Parlimen Hadi Awang, presiden PAS.

PAS ready to go it alone if excluded from ‘Pakatan 2.0’

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 ― PAS is ready to operate on its own if it is excluded from the new opposition coalition dubbed by some as “Pakatan 2.0”, party deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has said. The PAS leader was quoted by Sinar Harian today as saying that the Islamist party has experience […]

New Islamist party has higher purpose than hudud, says Mujahid

The new political party being mulled by a group of “purged” progressive PAS leaders will take the position that Islam is bigger than just the Islamic penal code or hudud. Former PAS central committee member Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa said Islam instructed its believers to preserve the greater peace, instead of bulldozing laws. “This […]

“Sidang Tergempar” di Dataran Parlimen

Hari ini saya hadir “sidang tergempar” Ahli Parlimen progresif yang dipanggil oleh Ketua Pembangkang Parlimen, Dato’ Seri Wan Azizah. Mesyuarat ini dipanggil berikutan dengan isu 1MDB yang membabitkan Perdana Menteri yang telah menjadi berita antarabangsa. Pada asalnya mesyuarat ini sepatutnya diadakan di dalam bilik taklimat Parlimen, tetapi tempahan yang dibuat oleh YB Johari Abdul kemudian […]

DAP dreams in Malaysian, not Chinese, Indian or Malay, Kit Siang says after Pakatan ends

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 ― The unceremonious break-up of Pakatan Rakyat (PR) will not throw the DAP off the path of multiracialism, Lim Kit Siang has insisted amid talk that the split would cause his party to become narrow-minded or more Chinese-centric. Instead, the veteran DAP politician said his party will continue championing the needs […]

Axed PAS leaders huddle with DAP, PKR as informal talks on ‘Pakatan 2.0’ begins 

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 ― Pictures from a private buka puasa function last night between DAP, PKR and leaders from PAS’s progressive faction have been making its rounds on Facebook and other social media sites, fueling speculation that talks for a new Pakatan Rakyat (PR) coalition are underway. Malay Mail Online understands that the pictures […]

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