Opinion

GE14: Do or die for PPBM in Kedah

Forget about taking over Putrajaya, PPBM will first need to prove its mettle by helping the opposition wrest Kedah from BN COMMENT For all its talk...

The ‘civilisation’ of China’s military presence in SCS

Chinese policy in the South China Sea increasingly focuses on boosting its civilian presence on disputed islands. Zhibo Qiu From increasing land reclamation activities to expanding...

Less employment… and more ‘junk’ jobs

Part III of this three-part series on inequality tackles the issue of the future and quality of jobs Baher Kamal Article III of of this three-part...

Tweaking zapin and beyond

Looking into the viability of zapin in ending extremism COMMENT The idea of having a musical and dance performance as a cultural tool against extremism for...

India and China’s tug of war over Nepal

Nepal’s politicians face increasing pressure from both China and India Kamal Dev Bhattarai In the last week of December, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) announced that...