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Nation must embrace a new stage in its development

By Ooi Kee Beng For The Edge, Malaysia, 25th August 2012 ELECTIONS are on the way, and an endless stream of promises will be forthcoming. The good thing is that Malaysians are such a politically savvy people — and this is paradoxically a sad reflection on the state of politics in the country’s recent history … Continue reading

Malaysian Envelopment

By Ooi Kee Beng [Editorial for Penang Monthly, 2012] How concepts relate to each other is always revealing. A close look at them always arouses new ways of thinking. The same goes for discovering the lost origins of words. Most of us have feasted ourselves on the connections between “revolution”, “evolution” and even “involution”. Lately, “devolution” … Continue reading