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Integration the world over

First published in theSun on 16 March 2017, here. IN August 2015, I visited France at a time when the Syrian refugee …

Rights of the natives

First published in theSun on 22 December 2016, here. A VIDEO went viral at the end of November on social media, portraying …

Rohingya refugee rights

First published in theSun on 13 December 2016 here. AT A “Solidarity March” two weekends ago, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak …

A freedom conversation

(First published in theSun on 28 November 2014, here). MEETING people for the first time, I am often asked what a think-tank is. …

Govt and civil society: The gap widens

First published in theSun here, on 26 September 2014. AN Asian civil society summit I attended in Jakarta recently discussed the oftentimes tenuous …

An election by manifesto

An election by manifesto   Photograph: Kwong Wah Yit Poh Debates on policy became a major focus of Malaysian public discourse after …

A Neutral Public Service

A Neutral Public Service  (From theSun, 11th January 2013) As a public policy researcher, filmmaking was the last thing I thought I …

‘Tis the season to be rallying

‘Tis the season to be rallying  (From Selangor Times, 30th November 2012) The past weekend has been a busy one indeed. Not …