Think that if you win a civil court case, your opponent will pay all your lawyer’s charges? Not exactly.
Malaysia is not likely to face food shortages but food security, especially for our staple of rice, should not be taken for granted.
By focusing so much attention on a vaguely gay character, we were nearly denied the chance to cheer a strong female character who could be an inspiring role model for young girls.
THE latest amendments to the Town and Country Planning Act are few – all the changes fit on a single page of the Government Gazette – but they may ultimately reshape development in Malaysia.
We should use our minds fully as mental inactivity can hinder our development mentally, emotionally, physically and socially.
SOME years ago I contributed an essay for a book, Political Integrity in Malaysia: Towards a Better Understanding. It was published by the Malaysian Institute of Integrity. One of the editors, Datuk Dr Anis Yusal Yusoff, is currently the president and CEO of the institute.
The debate between Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz next week is expected to be fiery but not as explosive as the former PM’s confrontation with the Otai Reformasi gathering.
Seriously, we should be more worried about having dangerous criminals, IS wannabes, racial bigots and the corrupt in our midst who are more likely to tear this country apart than a scene in a movie.
IT is cynical to believe, as poet T.S. Eliot did, that people with good intentions are responsible for most of the evil in this world. Or that the road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Despite ample evidence of this harrowing crime, precious little is done to save vulnerable victims when a conflict explodes.