THREE convent schools in Penang are in the news with talk that they may have to close down, supposedly because of dwindling enrolment.
Thirty years after the operation, some of the same issues – race, religion, language – still plague some of our politicians.
The recent actions of the Rulers and the strong statement issued by the Conference of Rulers are a beacon of hope, just when things seemed a bit pessimistic.
Perhaps the authorities would also look into beefing up existing enforcement agencies like the MACC, given their heavy workload.
Let’s hear more voices of reason amid the din from critics who assume that being liberal means being hedonistic instead of believing in the universal values of compassion and acceptance.
PAS, or any other group, should not be allowed to use religion to challenge Malaysia’s social climate and political system.
A lot needs to be done to make our national carrier Malaysia Airlines competitive again but we are on the right track.
The beauty and simplicity of Kinabatangan remain lost to Malaysians who are caught up in their own political bubble.
A National Day video has sent out a stark reminder to all that we must work towards making Malaysia a better home for all.
The world is divided by well-meaning doers and self-serving whiners, so we should try to remain on the right side of that divide and not be plagued by negativity.
Problems at schools won’t go away overnight. Schools are not care centres and teachers should not be blamed.
Come SEA Games time, we couldn’t care less for our athletes’ skin colour or beliefs. We are only interested in the colours of our Jalur Gemilang. There will be cries of jubilation and groans of despair, all in unison. Let’s remember that.
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