Malaysia

My last moments with Pa: Ramkarpal Singh

A week after the tragic crash that took the lives of veteran lawyer and politician Karpal Singh and his personal aide, Michael Cornelius, his son Ramkarpal recounts the final hours with his father that fateful day. This is his story, as told to V. Anbalagan, assistant news editor. “My parents (Karpal and Gurmit) had gone to... Read More

The reflections of a man and Malaysia

The reflections of a man and Malaysia's iconic Petronas Twin Towers building are seen in a puddle of water after the rain in Kuala Lumpur. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 24, 2014.

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Absolute power corrupts absolutely, Dr Mahathir reminds current leaders

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Bible banned from Pahang hotel rooms – Bernama

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Education Ministry says no to use of school hall for Karpal’s memorial service

BY MOHD FARHAN DARWIS

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DAP today extended an invitation to both the prime minister and his deputy to be guests of honour at a memorial... Read More