Oriental Daily News


Still having hopes on PAS?

Posted on March 2, 2017

PAS will hold its 64th annual delegates meeting in April and will elect its central leadership. Any major changes would affect the fate of Pakatan Harapan in the next election. In the June 2015 party election, the liberal faction was swept out by the... Read more

Religion and ethnic culture can coexist

Posted on February 28, 2017

The contradiction between the Christian faith and Chinese traditional culture etiquette has always been a contention. How should the Christians and the church face Chinese traditional custom? There are some who initiated the dichotomy of social ministry-based churches and spiritual ministry-based churches. But don’t... Read more

Who will have the last laugh in the next election?

Posted on February 28, 2017

Both the ruling and opposition parties are gearing up for the coming election and although the polling date has yet to be announced, all political parties are expected to announce their list of candidates soon. There have been lots of speculation about the polling... Read more

Non-Muslims are never against Islam

Posted on February 28, 2017

On last Saturday, Feb 18, the rally in support of the RUU 355 amendment bill was held successfully and concluded peacefully despite noisy opposition. The rally started at 2pm and ended at 11.20pm, lasting nine hours and 20 minutes. It was held at Padang... Read more

A society with positive vibes and harmony

Posted on February 23, 2017

The accident involving a group of Malay cycling teenagers in Johor Baru is a real tragedy. However, it is fortunate that Malaysians have shown their maturity in civic mindedness and communal harmony in the aftermath of the accident. They have not lost their mind... Read more

DAP is seeking quick success and instant benefits

Posted on February 23, 2017

The resignation of a Member of Parliament and three state assemblymen from Melaka state DAP has prompted the party’s central leaders to rush southward to put out the fire lest there will be mass exodus from the party. Those who have a little knowledge... Read more

Act 355 causing panic, MCA must stop it, says Ong Ka Chuan

Posted on February 22, 2017

Ipoh, Feb 19 – MCA secretary-general Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan stressed that MCA was not an anti-Islamic political party but because the proposed amendment to Act 355 initiated by PAS would cause alarm and worry in the multi-social and among the different races,... Read more

Quitting from the party is a form of protest

Posted on February 17, 2017

A DAP MP and three state assemblymen who are senior party members have quit the party and become independents. Their resignation has kicked up a political storm in Malacca and would also impact DAP and even Pakatan Harapan’s election planning, adding an element of... Read more

Isn’t it simply racial and religious extremism?

Posted on February 14, 2017

The impression given by former DAP member Hew Kuan Yau to the Chinese community is that he always uses abusive language in public gathering to attack rival political parties. On Feb 4, he “scolded” DAP on two issues. Maybe he was being sentimental; he... Read more