All the pieces matter


All the pieces matter

Sound and fury: What was Game of Thrones ultimately about?

Game of Thrones turned out to be much, much less than the sum of its parts - a rushed, unwitting homage to Seinfeldesque nihilism.

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Maszlee and the return of dangerous political fault lines

I RECALL the parable where a group of blind men were asked to describe an elephant. Each blind man touched a different part of the elephant, and thus each described something completely different – none of them succeeding in providing an accurate description.

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Terrorism 4.0 strikes

INDUSTRY 4.0 is about how the entire globe is connected in an online, digital world. Terrorism 4.0 is about how the entire globe is connected in a dangerous, violent war.

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Comparing slogans: Shared Prosperity 2030 and the others

ON the anniversary of Pakatan Harapan’s GE14 victory, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad announced the new government mantra moving forward: Shared Prosperity 2030.

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Finding middle ground for the IPCMC

NEW Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador gave us all a strong ray of hope on his very first day of the job when he stated his support for the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), while also committing to make sure that it serves the interests of both the police and the public.

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Universities need to focus on genuine quality, not obsess over rank

RECENT statements by scientist Dr Wan Ardatul Amani Wan Salim have caused quite a stir.

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A win-win for all

I understand how many police officers feel about the Independent Police Com-plaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC).

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Matriculation score: Old Malaysia: 9; New Malaysia: 1

AN in-class experiment conducted in one of my university classes a lifetime ago seems to have stuck with me for quite some time.

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Fight feudalism fairly

IN the developing conflict between monarchs, politicians and the government, the question of feudalism has once again been raised.

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Misplaced moralising in a multipolar world

AL-JAZEERA columnist Belen Fernandez wrote an article arguing that the intense outpouring of grief and emotion at the burning of the cathedral of Notre Dame – an inanimate object – was “misplaced”, compared to the suffering of tens or hundreds of thousands of human beings around the world.

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Constitutional crises come when constitutions lack clarity

The current Johor controversy conceivably commences from this clause – (Art 4.(2)(a), Second Part, Johor Constitution)

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Rule by democracy or rule by blackmail?

The rakyat gave the government a mandate in GE14 to rule according to its principles – not anyone else’s.