Malaysia’s king declared a nationwide state of emergency in Malaysia on Tuesday to fight a coronavirus surge that is overwhelming hospitals. But critics say it allows an unstable government to cling to power. They say the Parliament suspension means there can’t be a vote of no confidence against the government. Overall, they call it a
A distinct demographic feature of an overpopulated Delhi is that more than half of its population comprises migrants who, broadly speaking, came under the umbrella of the ‘poor and the weak’
Reducing dependency on migrant labour has brought opportunities for Arab women in the Gulf and the Middle East but are they ready and prepared to leave the comfort they lived in for generations?
SOMEONE who was in the corridors of national power recently intimated while we discussed national politics that it is time the nation moved from both Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and “prime minister-in-waiting”, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. While that summation neatly captures what animates much of the political goings-on of the moment, there is