The new look Pas has given many Malaysians reason to hope that a more inclusive brand of politics is possible. This is a piece I wrote for Asia Times: Once viewed as a promoter of fundamentalist Islam in politics,...
The news that Christians leaders had given pledges to the PM during a luncheon meeting on 12 May has raised eyebrows. Najib said the Christian leaders had pledged to respect the position of Islam as the religion of the...
Penang Pas lodged a police report this afternoon, criticising Utusan Malaysia for publishing "provocative news aimed at creating ethnic and religious tension in the country". The report referred to the allegation that Christian churches or groups aimed "to make...
Utusan Malaysia is at it again. Faced with declining circulation and a buoyant opposition coalition after Sarawak, the Umno-owned paper resorts to stirring the pot and trying to create ill-will among Malaysians. This strikes me as a paper...
Tunglang moves from describing authentic street food to talking about authentic forms of worship. From the way he describes it, it's not such a great leap, as we might think. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLLMzr3PFgk&w=470&h=286] Time has changed many things, many perceptions, many...