BILA berhadapan dengan masalah di dalam masyarakat, mengapa segala teori, rhetorik dan ajaran Islam semuanya seperti dicampak ke laut? Dari menambah mengapi-apikan orang Islam, agamawan sepatutnya meminta umat Islam bertenang dan menghadapi konflik dengan berhemah dan bijaksana. Cara sebegitulah yang akan membuatkan Islam lebih dihormati.
LYNAS has been operating in Malaysia for close to nine months. One pertinent question remains: What will happen to its low-level radioactive waste? Protests are unlikely to die out as long as the answer is elusive.
VOTERS in the Kuala Besut state constituency of Terengganu will go to the polls again in just two days. What are the implications of either an Umno or PAS victory?
THE problem with the Administration of the Religion of Islam (Federal Territories) Bill 2013 wasn’t just that it was “unfair” to non-Muslims or controversial. The reason it has no place in Malaysia is that the bill entrenches inequalities and does so in the name of Islam.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak led the Barisan Nasional charge online in Malaysia’s first “social media election”. From the statistics, our prime minister appears immensely popular on social media. But do these statistics co-relate with the actual popularity or likeability of the Prime Minister? What is the true story behind these statistics?
GE13 has come and gone, but the partisan blame game continues. How do we “move on”? Are more rallies the answer? The challenge really is for the rakyat to be more democratic than either the government or the opposition – in the hope that, over time, our politicians will follow our lead.
WHY is it so hard to nail local councils and developers for collapsed buildings and structures? KW Mak unravels the hidden complexities of building laws and how lopsided they are in favour of the authorities.
LIVING near green spaces can raise our levels of happiness and quality of life. Then why do our urban green spaces keep shrinking in the name of development? What is the responsibility of residents in making sure this doesn’t happen?
DOES Malaysia’s monarchy need special legal protection from insults or ridicule? The Nut Graph asks political scientist Dr Wong Chin Huat whether Malaysia needs yet another law to curb freedom of expression and what the impact would be.
Amalan kahwin bawah umur tidak hanya lagi berlaku di Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia dan Pakistan tetapi sedihnya, di negara kita, Malaysia sendiri. Baru-baru ini budak 12 yang dakwa dirogol dikahwini dengan perogolnya sebagai isteri kedua. Bukankah tiba masa untuk Malaysia tidak lagi terima kes-kes seperti ini dan pelaku salah dijatuhkan hukuman di bawah undang-undang?