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Sedapnya ‘membawang’

  Di musim PKP ini, aktiviti ‘membawang’ makin meningkat. Di media sosial, ada sahaja ‘tentera bawang ’ mengulas pelbagai isu berbangkit. Mungkin netizen banyak masa terluang...

Bendera putih: Menang atau kalah?

  Tular di media sosial perdebatan mengenai bendera putih. Ia mengenai wajar atau tidak mengibarkan bendera putih untuk meminta bantuan. Masing-masing dengan pendirian wajar atau...

The Brunei Connection: Genealogies and Perantaus in Pulau Pinang

HAJI Mohammad Salleh would never have imagined it when he was stranded at Kuala Perai in 1786.  He was on his way back to...

Semuanya demi rakyat

“ORANG memberi, kita merasa”. “Buah tangan” yang amat bermakna buat rakyat Melaka!” Rata-rata itulah reaksi umum kepada pengumuman Pakej Rangsangan Ekonomi Melakaku Maju Jaya 2021:...

Riau-Lingga’s Rushdiah Club: Print Culture and Malay Enlightenment

THE Riau islands, especially Pulau Penyengat, the seat of the Johore-Riau kingdom until the 1800s, played a leading role as the vanguard of tradition...

Batik: Mirroring spiritual and cosmological space

LANDING yourself in Padang, West Sumatra, and travelling up to Bukittinggi would not necessarily lead you to see batik. The Minangkabaus are more known...

End the Emergency now!

Letter to the Editor (Free Malaysia Today (FMT):  From Ashraf Abdullah 'The Emergency has failed. And that is a fact' Therefore, it has to be revoked...

In Their Own Image: European Sojourners on Early Pulau Pinang and Malay History

IN the June 2018 issue of the Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (JMBRAS) I reviewed a book titled Penang...

Asmara, Nun, Kenchana: Impressions of Early Malay Newspapers and Periodicals

THE dynamism of early Bahasa Melayu newspapers and periodicals have largely been ignored.  In the universities, these are blatantly understudied. Students of journalism, of...

P Ramlee: The Getaran of the Modern Malay Hikayat Lives on

IN 2014, after moderating a talk at a heritage and conservation agency in Pulau Pinang, I was asked by the organizer on books pertaining...

Masihkah ‘selamat’ pengangkutan tren?

PERKHIDMATANNYA yang sistematik, cekap dan laju serta sangat efisien dalam membantu menyelesaikan masalah kesesakan jalan raya di dalam bandar, menjadikan Transit Aliran Ringan (LRT)...

Hikayat Merong Mahawangsa: The Genesis of Kedah’s Global Consciousness

A re-reading of Rum/Rom as narrated by such texts as the Hikayat Merong Mahawangsa (HMM) is inevitable. This is to demythologise the expanse of...

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