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Siti Thots


Siti Thots

What’s in a ‘digitus impudicus’

The writer puts her finger on our rights and the law for gestures and insults.

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Let’s go back to basics

Reforming Malaysian education can be affordable and simple – if we put our minds to it.

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The Land Below the Wind – where we are at our very best

SABAH, famously known as “The Land Below the Wind”, is the second largest state in Malaysia, sharing the island of Borneo with Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan.

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Governance and the maturity of Malaysian politics

POLITICS is the art of the possible, they say.

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Malaysia is for Malaysians

A plea for unity and leadership in this season of giving.

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That keg waiting to be lit

For Malaysian unity, we need to confront our so-called ‘sensitive’ issues and talk rationally about their root cause before they blow up in our face, again.

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Are you a liberal?

LET’S play a short game of 50 questions for a change: Do you eat beef?

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What to do with religious education

I have spoken extensively about the overwhelming religious nature of the Malaysian public schools and public education system, including the lopsided hours between religion compared to science.

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A Malaysia Day wish for our orang asli, orang asal and other natives

TODAY we celebrate Malaysia Day. A day in 1963 we hoped would take all of us to greater things. That we would build a great nation, together.

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The real Malay dilemma

A HIGH-level panel has been announced to review the administration of Islamic Institutions at the Federal level. Commendably, all views from the general public is welcomed. The Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal is also quoted as saying, in the announcement of this Panel, that it was appropriate that the related institutions undergo improvement so as to protect the religion of Islam, as well as promote its universal values in the country.

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The fundamental need in Malaysian education reform

We need a head-on examination of our education philosophy to make our schools more education-centric and STEM-centric.

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Religion cannot be the legal basis

LET me get to the point. I don’t care what your religion says - wrong is wrong.

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