Malaysia – Secular or Islamic?

The topic has been debated, dissected and analyzed by politicians, academicians, lawyers and judges who are much more qualified than myself. I humbly submit this is merely a simplified analysis for the ordinary Malaysian to better understand the issue. What is an Islamic State? An Islamic State is defined as a form of government primarily … Continue reading Malaysia – Secular or Islamic?

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Malaysia Must Balance Populist Policies and Fiscal Policies

Malaysians need to take a step back. 10 years of corruption and mismanagement will not be solved in 100 days. I fear Pakatan is being pressured into populist policies that may have long term implications on our country's economy. Yes, removing the bloat in the civil service will reduce operational expenditure and zeroing in on … Continue reading Malaysia Must Balance Populist Policies and Fiscal Policies

An Open Letter to Pakatan Harapan – Do Not Marginalize Rural/Religious Malaysia

Malaysians return to work after a tumultuous five days that saw the 60-year incumbent ruling party, Barisan Nasional defeated in the 14th General Elections by Pakatan Harapan. This was a clear message that the people will no longer stay silent and accept corruption, abuse of power and gross mismanagement. Over the next few weeks, there … Continue reading An Open Letter to Pakatan Harapan – Do Not Marginalize Rural/Religious Malaysia

Participatory Democracy – The Way Forward

Progress for progress’s sake has, more often than not, been the ethos of our generation. What we often fail to perceive is that progress alone is precarious, in that a solution to a problem can bring forth a new unexpected problem somewhere further along the line. It is at the point where we choose to … Continue reading Participatory Democracy – The Way Forward