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Dressing up won't mask Rina’s flaws at work

It's one thing to have a makeover, quite another to do it in your office.

1 month ago · 7 comments

Dressing up won't mask Rina’s flaws at work

Fitting Islamic education in changing world  

Dr Mahathir Mohamad partly to blame for religion creeping into national education system.

1 month ago

Fitting Islamic education in changing world  

Senatorial criticism of democracy

Calls to classify government critics mentally ill just one more step on slippery slope from freedom.

2 months ago

Senatorial criticism of democracy

Tweaking SOP for trouble

There should only be one set of Covid-19 SOP that applies to everyone, including the political elite.

2 months ago · 1 comment

Tweaking SOP for trouble

SOP shouldn’t eclipse lunar new year

One would assume that politicians in a milticultural society are aware of cultures other than their own.

2 months ago

SOP shouldn’t eclipse lunar new year


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Right to education is for every child

To deny them of this basic right is unjust.

2 months ago

Right to education is for every child

When emergency ideas are sought

Govt asking Malaysians for ‘ideas’ shows shortcomings, confounding critics.

2 months ago

When emergency ideas are sought

Heavier fines to arrest Covid-19 spike?

An educational approach may be more effective rather than monetary penalties in a time of economic malaise.

2 months ago

Heavier fines to arrest Covid-19 spike?

When compassion goes missing

Covid-19 hitting poorest hard, ministers can show some understanding.

2 months ago · 1 comment

When compassion goes missing

Risks of not seeing the Selangor forest for the trees

A 2013 Google forest map showed Malaysia had the world’s highest rate of forest loss between 2000 and 2012.

2 months ago · 1 comment

Risks of not seeing the Selangor forest for the trees

Public figure of speech and action in Kedah

Malaysian politicians still love to wield political axe, but fear satirical counterpunch.

2 months ago

Public figure of speech and action in Kedah

The problem of Kedah and Thaipusam

Menteri besar's cancellation of holiday smacks of tribalism, fuels bigotry.

2 months ago · 2 comments

The problem of Kedah and Thaipusam

Fear of diverse ideas in university

Varsities cannot aim to nurture critical thinkers while disallowing different ideologies and perspectives.

2 months ago

Fear of diverse ideas in university

Save 'lost generation' of pupils amid pandemic

The education of children deprived of classroom learning may have been set back by years.

2 months ago

Save 'lost generation' of pupils amid pandemic

Migrant workers’ infections our woes, too

End raids, do more voluntarily testing if we want to to end transmission of diseases, Covid-19.

2 months ago

Migrant workers’ infections our woes, too


Optical shops, parks... how about restaurant hours?

After 10 months of acting first, planning later, govt still fishing in soup for eatery rules.

2 months ago

Optical shops, parks... how about restaurant hours?

Why Shahidan’s appointment ruffles women’s feathers  

Arau MP previously charged with molesting a 15-year-old in October 2018.

2 months ago

Why Shahidan’s appointment ruffles women’s feathers  

Two lockdowns, one emergency and an epidemic

After shock ousting of Pakatan last year, Malaysians are luckily now prepared for nasty surprises from their politicians. 

3 months ago

Two lockdowns, one emergency and an epidemic

Nasi goreng leader’s snap polls logic

New BN sec-gen takes umbrage at ‘non-educated’ Malaysians’ objections to politicking as pandemic rages on.

3 months ago · 2 comments

Nasi goreng leader’s snap polls logic

Why driving around Penang in a Mercedes is a bad idea

Disheartening for voters to see symbol of wealth in a time of crisis.

3 months ago · 4 comments

Why driving around Penang in a Mercedes is a bad idea

Problem with Pejuang, Muda rejections

Registrar of Societies should uphold constitution, allow freedom of expression.

3 months ago

Problem with Pejuang, Muda rejections

When MCA is left at sea 

Senior partner in BN deserves courtesy of being heard over Annuar Musa dismissal.

3 months ago · 2 comments

When MCA is left at sea 

Party membership that’s a steal

If Umno members are being bought over by Bersatu, then the party should take the opportunity to cleanse itself.

3 months ago

Party membership that’s a steal

Leaving 2020 with heavy baggage

People should derive strength, hope from those who sacrificed time, energy, resources to assist fellow Malaysians.

3 months ago · 1 comment

Leaving 2020 with heavy baggage

When roads are paved with potholes 

Kuala Langat PWD’s apology to Khairy Jamaluddin over offending patch raises eyebrows.

3 months ago · 1 comment

When roads are paved with potholes