SEEING RED WITH THE RAIDS

In the aftermath of his surprise defeat at the recent general elections, Najib has much more to worry about than just his political standing. The new government, headed by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has since opened investigations into the 1MDB scandal, and police have…

CPF SET ASIDE… FOR RETIREMENT ONLY?

President Halimah Yacob pressed a raw nerve during her parliament address last week, suggesting CPF reforms that are based on Walter Theseira’s research. Walter Theseira is an economist at Singapore University of Social Sciences who called for the prevention of the usage of CPF…

MAKE MALAYSIA GREAT (AGAIN)

Sounding uncomfortably similar to good ol’ Trump’s campaign slogan, Prime Minister Najib Razak revealed the Barisan Nasional’s (BN) new manifesto, “Make my country great with BN”, ahead of the upcoming general election. Due in 60 days, the election comes with great uncertainty for BN,…

THE GREAT MARCH OF RETURN

A little far from home, 17,000 people are protesting with their lives for their own. As of 31st March, at least 16 Palestinians have been killed and many others wounded by Israeli forces who fired into protesting crowds near the Gaza strip. The protests…

WHAT’S YOUR STATUS, FACEBOOK?

First it was the Russian involvement through buying of political ads, and now it looks like the 2016 US Presidential Election involving President Donald Trump has just been made murkier with Facebook’s data breach. It turns out that Cambridge Analytica, a UK-based data analytics…

ABE IN HOT SOUP, SCANDAL THREATENS SUPPORT

What happened?  Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, finds himself drowning in a cronyism scandal that has since flooded Japan, with protestors up and about demanding his resignation and his popularity plunging the depths. It has been confirmed by the Finance Ministry that 14 documents had…