We’ve teamed up with arts collective Eksentrika to highlight the amazing talents of Malaysian artists and satirists. BTL will be pairing with a new artist each month to add their unique voices to our wicked weekly commentary you’ve come to love.

The Timah Whiskey Issue

Timah Timah Tang Tu

What’s in a name? As the insanity of the past few couple of weeks over local whiskey brand Timah has shown, in the wrong hands ...
Mitra, MIC and the short-changed Indian community

Mitra and mystery of the ‘missing’ funds

RM9 million. To some *coughZahid *coughJibby* this isn’t a lot of dosh. But 9 million ringgit can go a long way to helping entire swathes ...
Pandora Papers and Malaysian Ministers

Those legit, sneaky Pandora Papers

“Que será será“.  No, no, he didn’t break out into song. But these were the words of Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim yesterday when commenting on ...
Unjustifiable government spending as rakyat suffer in poverty

Million ringgit excuse of a lifetime

Remember all those various movement control orders over the past 2 years? That stressful, fearful time when we were ALL mandated to plonk our tushies ...
Covid-19 and the Langkawi travel bubble

Bursting our (travel) bubble

Langkawi — the parliamentary constituency of PM4/7/d̶i̶c̶t̶a̶t̶o̶r̶-̶f̶o̶r̶-̶l̶i̶f̶e̶  Dr Mahathir Mohamad and home of duty-free erm, chocolates — is open for business. To be honest, we ...
Citizenship law: Justice for mums

Justice For Malaysian Mothers Means Justice For All

Hi folks Today, we’re doing things differently. There’ll be no long, sarky political commentary. No breakdown of any gomen shenanigans. And no takedown of any ...