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Video killed the radio star

YOU must be from another planet if you have never heard of K-pop group BTS. They are the biggest boy band in the world right now and have even been compared to The Beatles. Yes, the Fab Four themselves.

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Another day in paradise

Many strange and sinister things have been happening in the country with little and often, no explanation, but it’s surely time we got some answers.

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Middle class malady

The economic future of the country looks scary, and if the young bankrupts and imminent retirees are not attended to soon, we could be in for truly tough times.

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Up where it belongs

Few carriers could survive the catastrophes Malaysia Airlines endured, and yet through the trying times, it has continued to represent everything about us.

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When the going gets tough ...

It’s trying times for the Barisan Nasional, but to become a strong opposition and represent a multi-racial Malaysia, the coalition needs to remain intact.

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Keeping the ties that bind

IT was clear from the beginning that Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong were mere pawns in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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Riding the winds of change

The people sought to make political changes in GE14 to allow them to pursue better opportunities. So, heads up to Pakatan Harapan.

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The persistent pipe dream

It’s been more than six decades since our independence, yet, more than ever, some politicians continue to wield the race and religion cards to divide us.

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For the love of the nation

IT’S time for Malaysia to change its narrative. For a start, our leaders must end the hyperbole of how the previous Barisan Nasional government stripped and looted the country’s wealth.

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Time of the season

A political year will soon be up, so the honeymoon’s truly over. How has New Malaysia’s government fared? With the indiscretions rolling out, that’s coffee shop talk right now.

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Monkey off its back

To avoid slipping on the proverbial banana skin by losing out on ecotourism revenue, Tourism Malaysia must first put its best foot forward.

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Eight is (just about) enough

There are stereotypical people and situations. For the CNY holidays, it’s best to stay clear of familiarity breeding contempt.