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Keep ‘low-class’ squabbles out

The silly season before GE14 is certainly here, but some of our politicians go way overboard.

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Telling fact from fiction

Malaysians can be a gullible lot when it comes to news on the Internet. If these falsehoods are not kept in check, the consequences could be dire.

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Pooch and prejudice

Some animals are viewed unfavourably, but Malaysians have proven to be the sort of people to put reason and maturity above all.

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When tongues wag and tales grow

I love dogs. I’ve always had one, from since I was a child, and now, I have three – two Siberian huskies and a poodle.

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The truth is out there

Malaysia is much more complex than meets the eye as we are not just about big cities. The real fight during the elections will be in the rural areas.

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Spotlight on the voice of youth

Instead of talking down to young Malaysians, the time has come to simply listen to their hopes and dreams.

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For the love of country

The involvement of non-Malays in the war against communists is well-documented. Many, including family members, paid with their lives. This is basic knowledge, but apparently it’s news to Ismail Mina Ahmad.

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Only the brave teach

We are told that old methods do not apply anymore, not at school today. But during my time at school, one tight slap worked just fine.

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Let the games begin

IBRAHIM Suffian, who has made a name for himself for his many surveys, walks a fine line. He gets shot at each time the findings of a survey don’t favour a particular party.

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A time to ponder

UTSJOKI is a tiny, remote county in the northernmost part of Finland and is one of the coldest places on Earth.

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The storm over Jerusalem

For Trump to make this move at a time when many are thinking of the Holy Land – as they celebrate the birth of Christ – hardly makes sense.

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The royalty and Dr Mahathir

There is no question that the former prime minister has done much for Malaysia. But one important lesson for all politicians is this: Leaders come and go. Rulers stay.

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