Wong Chun Wai

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17 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Keeping the ties that bind

IT was clear from the beginning that Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong were mere pawns in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

10 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Riding the winds of change

The people sought to make political changes in GE14 to allow them to pursue better opportunities. So, heads up to Pakatan Harapan.

7 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Toast to an outstanding leader

Comment - By Wong Chun Wai
WHEN Petronas chief executive officer Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin (pic) was named as one of the 100 global Brand Guardians for 2019, almost all the media dutifully reported it but they were all published in the business section.

3 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

The persistent pipe dream

It’s been more than six decades since our independence, yet, more than ever, some politicians continue to wield the race and religion cards to divide us.

24 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

For the love of the nation

IT’S time for Malaysia to change its narrative. For a start, our leaders must end the hyperbole of how the previous Barisan Nasional government stripped and looted the country’s wealth.

20 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

PAS left in a state of confusion

WE take for granted politicians lying to win elections, or doing so as and when necessary. It’s a given of course, so it would be naïve of anyone to think otherwise, but Malaysians learnt something new recently.

Awkward turnaround: (From left) Nik Abduh, Hadi and Takiyuddin find PAS in a precarious position after a scandal over political dishonesty.
17 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Time of the season

A political year will soon be up, so the honeymoon’s truly over. How has New Malaysia’s government fared? With the indiscretions rolling out, that’s coffee shop talk right now.

12 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Malu apa, bro!

WE seem to be heading towards a dangerous edge. There is now an emerging culture of shamelessness.

10 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Monkey off its back

To avoid slipping on the proverbial banana skin by losing out on ecotourism revenue, Tourism Malaysia must first put its best foot forward.

It is possible to get very close to the primates in Rwanda, but only when your ranger gives the all clear.
3 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Eight is (just about) enough

There are stereotypical people and situations. For the CNY holidays, it’s best to stay clear of familiarity breeding contempt.