Oriental Daily News


Politics is the way out for the young generation

Posted on September 25, 2017

The result of an opinion poll entitled “Public Opinion Survey: Youth perception on the economy, leadership and current issues” organized by Merdeka Centre and another NGO “Negaraku” has reflected the views of Malaysian youths on current politics and economy. The report indicates that more... Read more

Liow Tiong Lai: MCA defends people’s right to drink

Posted on September 25, 2017

Kuala Lumpur, Sept 24 – MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai pointed out that MCA would continue to safeguard the rights of the people under the Constitution including the right to drink. “Although prohibition of drinking is the norm of Islam, non-Muslims have... Read more

The undesirable mentality of sour grapes

Posted on September 18, 2017

The power struggle between the ruling and opposition parties has not been settled in the aftermath of the 505 general election which continues to upset our social life and racial unity. Politics involves the public. The confrontational stance taken by politicians by using irresponsible... Read more

PAS may lose heavily in three-cornered fights

Posted on September 11, 2017

Pakatan Harapan is full of twists and turns particularly PAS has decided to draw a clear line between the party and the coalition, and will appoint candidates to contest all the parliamentary and state constituencies given to PKR, Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) and Parti... Read more

Pondering over a plural society

Posted on September 7, 2017

Recently I shared a meal with a Malay colleague and talked about the stereotype impressions we have on different races. He said in the past, he and his friends and relatives always thought government officers only bullied the Malays and dared not enforce the... Read more

The right and the wrong of secularization

Posted on September 6, 2017

Secularization has always been criticized by the orthodox religious elites, especially the monotheism, even to the extent of demonization. Why do they hate secularization so much? This depends on how a person’s view on secularization. The general understanding is that from the ideological point... Read more