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Footbridges are there for a reason

IT may baffle many of us when some people are reluctant to use pedestrian bridges to cross the road including in busy urban areas.

Neighbourhood markets play a role in connecting community

I WAS disturbed to hear from traders in my local Alam Jaya market in Cheras, which is under the Kajang Municipal Council’s (MPKj) purview, of plans to centralise three outdoor markets in our area. 

An overdose of politics

North view - By Stephen Then
SENATOR Alan Ling Sie Kiong learned last Saturday that the ordinary rakyat do not like to hear politics, politics and more politics.

Ling giving his speech during the Qi Gong function in Miri last Saturday. He was scolded by a man in the audience for harping on politics.

Awareness key to surviving lung cancer

OUR risk of developing a cancer of any sort before 75 years of age is approximately one in 10 for men and one in nine for women.

Newbie loving life in Penang

After stressful stint in KL, small-town girl glad to end up among Penangites

Grossly unfair

North view - By Stephen Then
PEOPLE in Sarawak and Sabah are disappointed that Budget 2019 will see targeted fuel subsidies being introduced.

Four-wheel drive vehicles are necessary when travelling on timber roads in rural Sarawak.

Calm before the storm

Et cetera - By Sharon Ling
NEARLY six months on from GE14, politics is still a hot topic of conversation for many people.

KL City Plan – the assurance that fell flat

EARLIER this week, various parties including MPs and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) were furious after finding out that the Kuala Lumpur City Plan 2020 was gazetted without them being consulted first.

It’s confusion that makes kids shut down

Letter: From LUQMAN MICHEL of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Fix the basic needs first

Flaws in conditions at schools, polyclinics and rural clinics need urgent attention instead of billion ringgit mega-projects.