Should the government spam the people?

Like many Malaysians I’ve been getting almost daily messages from the National Security Council (MKN) and other government agencies about the Covid-19 situation. I understand that we are in an emergency situation and the government might find the need to inform the public through all available means about urgent measures that need to be observed Continue reading “Should the government spam the people?”

Don’t lock down our democracy to fight Covid-19

Senior Minister and Minister of Defence Ismail Sabri Yaakob recently warned that “MCMC and also the police will take stern action [against] news portals that broadcast and publish confusing, inaccurate news.” He said that the government is concerned because “untrue, inaccurate and misleading news can confuse the public, and cause the rakyat to worry.” ThereContinue reading “Don’t lock down our democracy to fight Covid-19”

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