Life in Kuala Lumpur in the past few weeks has been a constant reminder of our flawed democracy. If you are in the city, look all around you. You will see banners and posters of political parties almost everywhere. Superficially, the colorful show of political flags is a sign of democracy. Now, look closer at […]

Minister for the Federal Territories “is peeved” that local traders and hawkers in Kuala Lumpur are subletting their licences to foreigners. He prefers the licence owners to run their business to them renting it out to foreigners.[1] That is a value judgment and based on his preference, there is a problem. I also see this […]