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All I want for 2021 is...

FOR some weeks now I have felt a quickening of the heartbeat and an electric pulse that goes up my arms through my nerves as if someone attached me to a power plug and left the switch on. It is literally unnerving because for the longest time I didn’t know why I was feeling like this, and no amount of controlled breathing could calm it.

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Piecemeal responses not helping our vulnerable

We need innovative measures to address Covid-19 impacts on women and children if we are to get back on our feet quickly once this pandemic is over.

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The constantly changing order of the day

THEY weren’t kidding when they said when it rains it pours. Except that there was nothing pouring out of our taps but grief.

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Hope in the new and young

IN a year of many disappointments it’s not often that you get two exciting developments happening in the same month.

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The real meaning of Merdeka

As we celebrate our 63rd National Day, we need to take heed of the colonialisation cloaked in local colours still prevalent around us.

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Of masks and masking

MASKS strapped, we venture out into the world with a sense of trepidation.

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Keep calm and be informed

The disease that is spreading faster than the novel coronavirus is a mental and emotional one that brands an entire race as dangerous.

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New resolutions for a new decade

Let’s usher in a revolutionary epoch – one with music, dancing and laughter for all.

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Wishy-washy silence is not golden

We thought the new Malaysia would be a dynamic and energetic one but yet there still is so much ambivalence in so many policies.

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No dignity in half-measures

You might need to do some unpopular things to right some wrongs. But if you look at the long-term benefits, the answer will be clear.

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Look for what we can offer the world

​​​​​​​THESE are the things that make me weary:

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Whither our Merdeka spirit

Our independence was built on the spirit and willingness to accommodate. Now we have the best chance to write a new inclusive chapter in our country’s history, for the sake of our children.Our independence was built on the spirit and willingness to accommodate. Now we have the best chance to write a new inclusive chapter in our country’s history, for the sake of our children.

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