IT’S Workers Day today. Some call it Labour Day, some call it May Day. It is supposed to be a day set aside for workers throughout the world. A day of celebration, perhaps, but more importantly, a day to remember and to reflect on the issues affecting our labour force.
VISITORS flying into Kuching are greeted by a billboard on the main road that says: “There is a new thing in town and it’s called Adenan fever”.
PENANGITES are furious over the continuing destruction of their beloved hills. We are incensed at the wanton destruction of our hill slopes, whether for agriculture or housing, leaving ugly bald patches on our hills.
There is an intoxicating power play of big-time politics, enormous wealth and bitter rivalry in the urban Chinese seats in Sibu and Kuching.
A key aspect of his winning chances, and his rivals’ declining hopes, is his opponents’ inability to understand his strengths – which is their continuing weakness.
Expect shockers in Kuching-area ‘zhi ji ren da zhi ji ren’ seats with many parties locking horns.
The way to improve the service is to let it be more open and to allow for more scrutiny.
by Dorairaj Nadason
My daughter’s a kid and the maid is her nanny. But in another day and age, those words held different meanings. And that just amplifies the need for better English education.
The question being asked is whether the quiet Chinese ground is going to be bad for the opposition parties or for the ruling coalition.
Manila urgently needs to tackle problems in its own backyard to stop the kidnapping of foreign citizens.