Pas uses the routine excuse of the lack of resources, conveniently blaming the Federal government for denying Terengganu oil royalty. Ahead of the Dec 2 by-election, voters in Kemaman will now decide to either vote for a familiar face, or one close to Putrajaya who will be able to get the money, writes Kemaman-based Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Former Perak FC CEO Muhammad Yunus Zakariah writes about what needs to be done to sell an ailing football club, prompted by queries he received from representatives of several clubs playing in the Malaysian league.
The point of an inter-governmental forum such as APEC, is to encourage the free flow of ideas and prompt discussions about major concerns from member economies. No one benefits from advocating a boycott that could silence their leader from voicing out their nation’s discontent on a global platform, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
It is all too easy to call for “data-driven cultures”, but actually defining and building such cultures is far beyond the comprehension of most data professionals, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
In a world where narratives of mental health seem to dominate reason, it was quite fascinating to see how hate drove former England captain David Beckham to excel further, as revealed in Netflix’s four-part docuseries ‘Beckham’, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Malaysian politics is likely to be in danger of becoming more juvenile with show people entering the mix, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
One must put thought towards the commodification of his or her football team, and give equal importance to the investments made at the office (off-the-pitch), if not more, to be sustainable, writes former Perak FC CEO, Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Children do not have the same political or economic capacity as adults. The inherent imbalance makes them distinctly vulnerable and ill-equipped to enter into any form of contract, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Australia is now spending more on public sporting commodities, and driving public participation in sports. That’s a country that the Road To Gold committee can actually learn from, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Football referees in Malaysia are often prone to abuses week in, week out. Former Perak FC CEO Muhammad Yunus Zakariah pays tribute to the men in black.
Since the naturalisation of Mohamadou Sumareh in 2018, the sentiment of having naturalised players within Harimau Malaya has been falling. More fans are in disagreement with adopting such a lazy measure, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
The distance to Johor Darul Ta’zim may seem like light years away, but long-term investment transfers and commercial exercises made by Perak FC could close the gap faster than most other clubs, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Those who played for Harimau Malaya that was devoid of Johor Darul Ta’zim representation in the AFF Cup stepped up in time of crisis and won the hearts of fans. JDT players can no longer take their positions lightly, writes Muhamad Yunus Zakariah.