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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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Was 600 Billion Of Government Funds Squandered?

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim at a press conference after his first Cabinet meeting on 5th December, announced that he has ordered the authorities to investigate claims that “RM600 billion of government funds have been misappropriated by the previous government”. 

 
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It’s A Cabinet Of Uninspiring Compromise!

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--On 29th November, I wrote this article captioned ‘Unity government: Will ‘rakyat’ be sacrificed for political expediency’. 

 
 
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CPTPP Restricts New Government From Having Maximum Policy Space To Protect Public Welfare

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Gabungan Kedaulatan Negara, a platform of civil society organisations, economists and labour groups would like to respond to the statements of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) dated 29 November and the Malaysian Consortium of Mid-Tier Companies (MCMTC) dated 4 December with regard to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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It’s Rule Of Law, Stupid!

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--I have my full respect for the activist group, Lawyers for Liberty (LFL), the few who stood up against past ruling regimes when they digressed and ruled by law. 

 

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