Wong Chun Wai

Recent and archived articles by Wong Chun Wai

2 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Standing tall together

Race and religion have continually attempted to divide us, but at the heart of it all is the unwavering resolve of Malaysians to be as one.

25 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Treading the path of moderation

An eye-opening exhibition in London is cluing visitors in to the accepting and harmonious ways of Islam.

Bridging cultures: Walking through the gallery, the writer saw mostly non-Muslims, including Chinese and Japanese, who seemed genuinely interested to learn more about the beauty and diversity of Islam.
18 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Service with a smile

CHINESE tourists aren’t exactly shining examples of well-mannered and law-abiding visitors in any country, and because China is so big, we’re forced to deal with everything from the high-heeled rich tourists down to the peasant types making their first overseas trips.

11 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Beaming bright star

If there’s one brand that has kept Malaysia gleaming in the spotlight, then it must surely be Petronas.

Eye on oil revenue: Petronas has proven it is world class because it has adopted global standards.— AFP
4 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Same ol’ song and dance

Most politicians ultimately sway to the beat of their own drum, but somewhere in there, though, the people were forgotten.

28 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

To be or not to be

Should we be interested in Latin? Given the frequency of how some fundamentals in life are ignored, we owe the language some respect and appreciation.

Universal tongue: He may be the ‘People’s Pope’ but the head of the Catholic church, Pope Francis, has to deliver his speeches in Latin, the official language of the church. – AFP
14 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Say you will, say you won’t

Whether it’s dodging a sex video bullet or denying ownership of bags of money, the modern-day politician is adept at any, and all evasive tactics.

7 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Swimming against the tide

Empires are built, destroyed and rebuilt. If Umno wishes to witness the final part of that life cycle, it must navigate out of choppy waters by making the right calls.

30 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

New Malaysia, Old Politics

WE may have heralded a New Malaysia, with the euphoria still lingering, but more than three months have passed since the general election which saw the Barisan Nasional government crushed.

23 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

News a big shock to Chong Wei’s ‘makan’ buddies

Petaling jaya: Badminton hero Datuk Lee Chong Wei loves his food. He is, after all, a true-blue Penangite.