Malaysia

Guardian journalist enjoys wild night on David Cameron’s private jet

31 July 2015 15:28

With the newspapers frequently filled with tales of former public schoolboys misbehaving abroad, Mr S was unsurprised to hear reports that a…

We really are screwed if we believe that social media can curse us

11 June 2015 17:27

More bad news for Malaysia, I’m afraid, where a group of tourists have apparently managed to trigger an earthquake simply…

Isis are dogs; pet the dogs, kill the terrorists and defend moderate Islam

31 October 2014 12:38

Malaysian pharmacist Syed Azmi has emerged from hiding to apologise for organising ‘I Want to Touch a Dog’ earlier in…

It’s unlikely Malaysia Airlines will ever reveal the true story behind MH370

21 March 2014 17:17

Malaysian Airlines, whose flight MH370 has strangely disappeared, is a national flag-carrier in the broadest sense — a symbol, along…

Can we stop 24 hour news?

21 March 2014 9:39

As there is an intermittent debate over media ethics in this country, might we reflect on the following? The story…

Do you believe what the Malaysian government is saying about flight MH370?

17 March 2014 9:56

Is the world now being fed a bit of disinformation from the Malaysians over the fate of that missing jet,…

Tan Twan Eng interview: ‘I have no alternative but to write in English’

20 May 2013 11:10

Tan Twan Eng’s first novel was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize, his second was shortlisted and then won the…

The Visit – Shiva Naipaul Prize, 2007

28 August 2012 19:14

The 2007 Spectator/ Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize was won by Clarissa Tan. The prize, named after the late Trinidadian author, is…

May Day, May Day

2 May 2012 14:18

There was a sense of urgency, even emergency, in many countries on May 1 this year. The goings-on in the…