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Outwearing his welcome

He has stirred a hornet’s nest more than once and is often the bee in our collective bonnets. Do we really need a Zakir Naik here?

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Dirty deeds done dirt cheap

THE Kinabatangan river in Sabah is one of the best places to view wildlife in Asia, what with its dense population of animals such as orang utan, hornbills, proboscis monkeys, pygmy elephants, langurs, wild cats, crocodiles and other amazing creatures.

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The cost of the Hong Kong protests

ONE of the most avid speculations about the Hong Kong protests is whether the CIA is involved, and this talk is fuelled, no less, by warnings from the Chinese to the US to keep out of Hong Kong’s affairs.

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Standing tall together

IT’S a little more than a month away from our National Day celebrations, when the nation turns 62, but ironically, instead of proudly celebrating being Malaysian, some of us are continuing to preach about race and religion.

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Red blood runs through us all

Contrary to the belief of some, the frequent use of racist slurs doesn’t make it right in any context, and it’s high time it is eradicated.

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Sense of inclusion needed

While the China-Hong Kong union still sits uncomfortably at times two decades on, the road ahead is slowly but surely being paved.

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Together we stand

Farcical political situations and a depleting economy. If there’s a time to rally the troops to thwart the country’s follies, the upcoming National Day looks the opportune moment.

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Alma maters which matter

THE Convent Light Street in Penang will always be a special place for me. It remains the only sister school of my alma mater, St Xavier’s Institution, where I had my primary and secondary education.

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A change is in the air?

Loosening wheels and appearing cracks are endemic of a Government swiftly put together, but these wrongs may be righted soon – at the expense of some.

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Calling the kettle black

The West’s latest accusations against China’s human rights record simply reek of hypocrisy.

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One for all and all for one

THE controversy surrounding the appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner isn’t going away soon and can only lead to waves of discontent and suspicion.

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We could be heroes

A SIMPLE story can sometimes be heart-warming and uplifting, especially when it ends happily. More so when it’s real and not a fictional video, such as those created by advertising agencies for the festive season.

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