One Man's Meat


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One Man's Meat

Into the jaws of civilisation

WHEN teacher Edmond Goyong needs internet access, he drives a 4WD for six kilometres to a hill. That sounds ridiculous, but not when you’re in a remote school in the east coast of Sabah.

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E-learning under plastic sack roof

WHEN Ryverra Wiviani Rinus googled "digital divide" using her mother's phone in their home at Kampung Bomboi in Keningau, Sabah, she couldn't download a page.

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Can we get along? Rodney King's 1992 appeal still valid today

"CAN we get along?" Rodney King appealed in a trembling voice as riots rocked Los Angeles on May 1,1992.

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Facing up to Covid-19

As I was about to enter an electronics shop at a shopping mall in Petaling Jaya to buy a hair clipper, a security guard told me to wear a face mask.

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'Stay home or dance with us'

A meme that cracks me up during the movement control order (MCO) is the coffin dance.

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Kidnapping deja vu in the east coast of Sabah

The threat of cross-border abduction from the southern Philippines remains a daily possibility.

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Spooky uncertainties await Sabah

Sabah and Jolo are separated by the Sulu Sea and yet their fates are entwined.

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Be careful what you wish for

Life has a habit of not going according to plan but sometimes these hiccups hold some pleasant surprises.

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Meaning of Merdeka and M’sia Day

LAST week, my 11-year-old daughter Apsara asked me what Merdeka was. She was preparing for a Merdeka-themed drawing competition at her school.

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Unearthing hidden potential

Opportunity has come knocking for Sabahans working in the Klang Valley to show their entrepreneurial side.

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The race politics of road rage

TWO Malaysians were involved in a fender bender on a highway in Selangor. It ended up with one of them getting killed.

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Getting goosebumps singing Negaraku

‘National’ issues are distracting us from celebrating our national events as a united nation.

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