Stop playing on racial anxieties!

by Jeyakumar Devaraj The PSM is both disappointed and alarmed that the Pakatan Harapan government is itself stirring up inter-ethnic tensions. The people voted you in with the expectation you would build a just and more harmonious society. By and large Malaysian are a tolerant people and most people of all races would like to…

Resolutions of the 21st National Congress of PSM

Resolutions of the 21st National Congress of the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) 14th July 2019, Kajang 1. Rights of Workers –  A guarantee of job security, sufficient income and quality of life for workers: The Government must implement minimum wage of RM1800. Mandatory for every worker to have their weekly days off without being…

A leadership transition in the 21st PSM congress

by A. Sivarajan The 21st national congress of the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) took place from the 12th to the 14th of July 2019 in Kajang, Selangor. This congress featured the culmination of a leadership transition process that started five years ago. The original office-holders of  top party leadership positions from PSM’s founding in…

Dumping and burning of plastic waste continues?

PSM Kedah condemns the illegal dumping and open air burning of huge amounts of plastic waste in several areas around Sungai Petani town. This irresponsible act has seriously affected the health of the residents living in the vicinity of the sites where the waste was dumped. With reference to the exposure made by Consumer Association…

We Need to Save Our Disappearing Forests

by Rani Rasiah Many Ipoh folk like me take our hills and forests for granted. We seldom stop to ‘stand and stare’, to take in the beauty of these majestic green sentinels that form the natural backdrop to our homes and city. We paid for this nonchalance when during the Chinese New Year break this…

Repatriation of Praphan Pipithnamporn violates principle prohibiting refoulement

Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) is deeply concerned over the arrest and repatriation of Praphan Pipithnamporn, a political dissident from Thailand, by the Malaysian Government. We condemn the Malaysian Government for behaving like an accomplice of the Thai military junta in suppressing dissents and limiting democratic space. It has been reported that Praphan Pipithnamporn has applied…