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Preventing a deadly outbreak

The fear is real all over the world and health officials have been instructed to be on high alert and take appropriate action to detect the coronavirus from spreading.

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A war nobody wants

IT will be sheer lunacy if the tensions in the Middle East were to escalate to an extent that the United States and Iran embark on a full-scale war that nobody wants.

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Turbocharging Malaysia’s prosperity

I HAD only just joined the workforce in the 1990s when our fourth Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced “Vision 2020”, his ambitious plan to propel Malaysia into the ranks of developed nation status.

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Cruising down the Klang River

THERE’S something about taking a river cruise that harkens back to a bygone age, when the only available transports were via railway, horse-drawn carriages and river.

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Not a g’day mate!

IMAGINE planning for your dream vacation for months, only for your holiday plans to be dashed on the day of your departure.

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Shanghai’s swirl of old and new

Our columnist returns to China’s biggest city after 15 years and is amazed at its electrifying pace of change.

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Triumph over adversity

Around the world, Japanese people are admired for many things but the latest triumph in the rugby world confirms their ‘ganbaru’ spirit.

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Can’t beat the brick and mortar stores

Despite the popularity of online shopping the outlook for malls is still positive. But they will need to renew, refresh and regenerate to remain competitive.

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Seriously, it’s time to take action

MONDAY marked the 32nd anniversary of the Montreal Protocol.

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Hullabaloo over retirement age

THE Prime Minister may have shot down the MTUC proposal to raise the retirement age from 60 to 65, but don’t think for a moment that the matter will end.

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Proud to be Anak Malaysia

Let’s drown out the voices of extremism because it it time for all Malaysians
to value and cherish the Jalur Gemilang.

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Phone scammers target the gullible

YOUR phone rings, you answer and an authoritative voice on the other end tells you that your car was involved in a hit-and-run accident a few months ago and the police want you for questioning.