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Keep our para athletes’ fire burning

ANOTHER roaring success – there is no other way to describe the Asean Para Games that ended yesterday. The overall champion title may have eluded Malaysia but our para athletes put up a good fight to the end to challenge eventual winner Indo-nesia.

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Let’s help police fight terrorism

THE news about Islamic State (IS) group militants planning to target non-Muslims on home soil has made Malaysians sit up. After all, this is peaceful Malaysia and threats of this kind will certainly draw some serious attention.

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A celebration of the human spirit and dignity

ON Aug 10, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin announced Malaysia’s gold medal targets for the SEA Games and Asean Para Games.

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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.

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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.

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Fuelling our economic growth with culture

THERE is a new government agency with a big assignment – have a hand in selling Malaysia to the world, and at the same time, help ensure that the country has a soul.

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Shame for not supporting gender diversity

CORPORATE heads who dismiss the Government’s policy on gender diversity as mere lip service will soon find out how wrong they are. For some of them, their folly will be exposed in a very public way. But they cannot say they have not been warned.

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Golden way to prove that unity is the winner

LEGENDARY American DJ the late Casey Kasem would conclude the video programme America’s Top 10 with his vignette of life advice, “Keep your feet on the ground, and keep reaching for the stars.”

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The Games show what we need to keep progressing

FOR almost three weeks, we were focused on 111. It was a magic number on which we pinned our hopes.

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Corruption has no place in any culture

LATELY, we have been seeing many photographs and a lot of video footage of handcuffed men and women in orange T-shirts bearing the words “Lokap SPRM”.

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Chance for a powerful alliance against human trafficking

IT IS always good to be among the best. But it is not just about bragging rights and a sense of accomplishment.

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Come together as one to help country soar in Games

A HAUL of 111 gold medals might seem like a tall order, but according to Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, this projection is based purely on the current form of our athletes taking part in the 29th SEA Games, which officially kicked off yesterday.

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