Don’t blame the media

Open outlook: In Sabah and Sarawak, it is perfectly normal to have family members practising different faiths within one household and houses of worship to be close to each other, like the Good Shepherd Church and Masjid An-Naim in Lutong, Miri, which even share car parks. – The Star

IT’S fair to suggest that National Unity Minister Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang is unknown to most members of the media, especially those in Kuala Lumpur.

He is almost non-existent in the news as he seldom issues media statements or calls for press conferences.

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Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai began his career as a journalist in Penang, and has served The Star for over 35 years in various capacities and roles. He is now group editorial and corporate affairs adviser to the group, after having served as group managing director/chief executive officer. On The Beat made its debut on Feb 23 1997 and Chun Wai has penned the column weekly without a break, except for the occasional press holiday when the paper was not published. In May 2011, a compilation of selected articles of On The Beat was published as a book and launched in conjunction with his 50th birthday. Chun Wai also comments on current issues in The Star.


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