Oriental Daily News


Is there no other choice?

Posted on April 6, 2017

Many political gimmicks would surface whenever a general election is pending. The dual-system proposal was raised in the 2008 and 2013 elections but its working and result were both scary and disappointing. The two camps are no more the first choice of our sacred... Read more

Are reporters really having a picnic in parliament?

Posted on April 6, 2017

All this while, the parliament has not been a friendly working environment for reporters. At one time, when the main wing of the parliament house was under renovation, the temporary media room was sited too far from the temporary assembly hall and reporters were... Read more

Behind the “Rakyat” it is still about “Race”

Posted on March 29, 2017

The two Pribumi Bersatu big bosses Mahathir and Muhyiddin have now taken over the right to speak for Pakatan Harapan. It has been suggested that Pakatan Harapan change its name to “Barisan Rakyat” to fight against Barisan Nasional (BN). Sounding even more strange, Muhyiddin... Read more

A matter of great urgency in recognizing the UEC

Posted on March 27, 2017

According to media report a few days ago, Umno information chief Annuar Musa claimed that he was ousted in internal strife due to his support for the recognition of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC). This is one of the major reasons he has been... Read more

Has Pas become the king maker?

Posted on March 27, 2017

Although Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) merely formed the government in Kelantan state and involved in the Selangor coalition state but has no representative in the central government, over the last four years the political party has become the focal point of the political arena.... Read more

North Korean doctor examined Mahathir

Posted on March 17, 2017

Oriental Daily News, March 17, 2017 During his official visit to North Korea that year, Dr. Mahathir was the Deputy Prime Minister. His wife Dr. Siti Hasmah wrote in her autobiography MY NAME IS HASMAH (Kuala Lumpur: KarangKraf: 2016) that the delegation was made... Read more

The Rocket’s political crisis

Posted on March 17, 2017

Oriental Daily, March 16, 2017 As I have mentioned in my previous article entitled “Don’t fool people with democracy”, the mass resignation at DAP grass-roots level has finally erupted.182 loyal members with five to 40 years membership in the party quit the party to... Read more

The Hudud Law in Aceh

Posted on March 15, 2017

Writer: Tan Xin Jing (translated name) Oriental Daily, March 14, 2017   Two Chinese Buddhists in the Indonesian province of Aceh were whipped under the hudud law for gambling. Chinese non-Muslims on this side of the Malacca Straits could feel the pains psychologically.  ... Read more