Sabah CM warns those debating the significance of both celebrations against being carried away by emotion.
COMMENT | Many hoisted the flag proudly this year - but have we earned independence?
COMMENT | How come we ended up having only Malays as prime ministers?
COMMENT | The Number One Big Fish, the Big Honcho, the Mack Daddy is now facing charges in court.
Some 300,000 thronged Dataran Putrajaya for the National Day celebrations which is held in Putrajaya after 13 years.
COMMENT | 'The course of history has been changed, Malaysia saved from certain ruin.'
Despite there being no massive countdown, tens of thousands gathered across the country to herald the arrival of National Day.
COMMENT | Are we really celebrating ‘Merdeka’, or is the circus just beginning?
PM says this year’s celebrations will be more meaningful as M'sians are rejoicing over liberation from kleptocratic gov't.
National Day 2018 celebrations next month will be held in Putrajaya.
LETTER | Aug 31 and Sep 16 should be celebrated with a new spirit to mark the rebirth of our nation.
LETTER | A heartfelt poem to question where this nation is headed and how its citizens can reset the course.
The 'Jalan Merdeka' exhibition seeks to challenge visitors with alternative narratives about independence.
Politicians do not dream of a better anything. What they dream of is power.
COMMENT | 'I am thankful. But I have come to realise so much more.'
Children dressed in the colours of the Jalur Gemilang for performances at the National Day parade at Dataran Merdeka on Aug 31.
COMMENT | Embracing ourselves for who we are this Merdeka Day.
Najib’s informal session with the people, held recently, was aired by local television stations at 11am today.
UPDATED 12.20PM | The country’s 60-year history is presented in a very special and nostalgic manner at Dataran Merdeka.
Be political life-changers, economic game-changers, Penang CM urges in National Day message.
MP SPEAKS | The film conveys the audacity of hoping for something new and different for M'sia.
PM says his administration believes in service to the people, which must go beyond politics.
A hawksbill turtle glides along a record-setting Jalur Gemilang at Aquaria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.
In the short film by Pete Teo, the politician Liow tries to connect with the 'citizen' Liow.
'Strains and stresses have resurfaced, calling into question the very nature of our Federation and the rights and liberties of our diverse peoples.'
Help all Malaysians, not just Malays or your own people.
We don’t ever learn and the reason is obvious. Corruption prevents correction.
Are we as Malaysians happy today, as we were 60 years ago?
Let’s be honest. Our sense of community was superficial at best.