June 20, 2018

Dear Subang Jaya, in my maiden article, I would like to thank Subangites for giving me the mandate to be your voice in the Selangor State Assembly.

The battle to where we are today was truly an uphill task. In Selangor, we were in a 50-50 game as a result of redelineati...

June 12, 2018

A very good evening to all of you.

My name is Michelle Ng. I am the State Assemblywoman of Subang Jaya. I am 28 years old. As a young wakil rakyat, I am often asked whether my age is a disadvantage, and I would often have to disagree. I say this because I am fresh out o...

June 9, 2018

The death of Anthony Bourdain shook many, myself included. He was a figure that I grew up with. My family and I would often catch his shows together as we end a tiring day. Bourdain instilled bewilderment ― he challenged boundaries, he taught the afraid to be unafraid,...

April 3, 2018

我国首相纳吉与青年和体育部长凯里加马鲁丁近期间因 ‘假新闻法案’ 成为了头条新闻 。 后者甚至表示反对党应该支持该法案。

毕竟真实的法案未将透露, 任何合理的立法者都会了解, 在现阶段提倡对该法案的支持还为于过早。  

我们不排除对于联邦政府在新法案背后的动机缺乏信心或信任, 特别是考虑到联邦政府之前制定法律的记录。过去的记录中联邦政府立案都似乎是出于良好的意图,但最终还是因缺乏对细节的关注,疏松的拟案以及未能与利益相关者进行磋商,而败坏和削弱整个体制。
 

这些问题出现在的国家安全理事会法令 (National Security Cou...

February 12, 2018

 

Our Prime Minister, Najib Razak and Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin have of late made headlines regarding a proposed ‘fake news law’. The latter has even gone so far to say that the opposition should support such legislation.

Any reasonable lawmaker would...

January 23, 2018

A recent article in the Asian Correspondent covered stories of female journalists from Asean countries who took a brave leap in telling their stories of having been sexually harassed by politicians.

The sample group of journalists and politicians chosen by the conc...

December 3, 2017

Much has been said about the “What Say Youth” Townhall that took place on the 21st of November which featured two political heavyweights – Tun Mahathir and Kit Siang. Most, if not all that has been said painted, frankly, a bad picture of the two politicians.

Were those...

November 6, 2017

I am a 27-year-old member of DAP. When the announcement was first made that Bersatu will join the opposition coalition, I could not stomach it.

I shook my head at the idea of working with a political party with a race-based façade. We the opposition had fought long agai...

October 27, 2017

Pakatan Harapan has in its alternative budget announced as part of its socioeconomic policy that it will increase maternity leave from 90 days to 120 days in the government sector. Through incentives, Harapan also plans to gradually increase maternity leave in the priv...

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