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Bringing it on in Johor

Parti Pribumi turned one year old with a grand celebration but can its 92-year-old superstar help turn around the floundering fortunes of Pakatan Harapan?

One Man's Meat

Oh snap! You’re a viral video star

“I’ve been calling you but you didn’t answer!” said the irate 30-something Uber driver as I stepped into his Uber X vehicle.

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Carrying tradition into the future

ON THIS day 54 years ago, the Federation of Malaya, North Borneo (now Sabah), Sarawak and Singapore came together to form Malaysia. It was more than just the merging of four entities as it also was a melting pot of cultures that further enhanced an already culturally diverse country.

Palm Voices

Ethical labelling the way to go

It is well known that palm oil has faced significant problems in Europe, including negative public opinion influenced by negative labelling of food products. What is less well known is that such negative influences are creeping into Malaysian life as well.

Why Not?

Even with medals, not all that glitters is gold

A year ago today, Malaysia won a bronze at the Paralympics – its fourth medal – in Brazil. And the athletes who won were all rewarded. For one gold medallist in Rio, though, the gold medal and rewards may have led to his own undoing.

Walking On The Edge

Nation’s strength lies in its people

Our unity and combined efforts have made the Malaysian economy prosperous and resilient.


A triumphant visit on diplomatic front

THIS is a big week for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on the diplomatic front.


Winning the war of perception

IT is apparent by now that Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s White House visit went far better than expected.


White House meeting a resounding success

MALAYSIA’S relationship with the new US administration under President Donald Trump is off to a good start with trade deals in the wings and a promise to work together in counter-terrorism.

Reflecting On The Law

Our unique federal set-up always evolving

We need to regain the 1963 spirit of accommodation, moderation and compassion.

Behind The Cage

Discard throwaway culture

If we don’t become responsible consumers, the future is indeed plastic.

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Politicians must note that politics has no place in schools

A PRIMARY or secondary school is a children’s place of learning. Especially in the daytime, when classes are being taught, it is neither a public space nor a venue for activities that will not benefit the students. We can all agree on that.