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Time to move on beyond Dr M

He does not ‘spark joy’ any longer, so it is time for the nation to move beyond Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and for politicians to learn that they cannot take him at his word.

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The worrying case of an elderly OKU in police custody

The police’s treatment of a 74-year-old physically-challenged man with health issues over his social media posts begs the question if one is using a sledgehammer to kill a fly.

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Relaxation of MCO: A gamble that must pay off

THE May Day announcement by the Prime Minister that the movement control order (MCO) would be greatly (some say gravely) relaxed come Monday (May 4) caught many by surprise.

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E-bazaar delay makes for further bleak Ramadan for traders

HAS the annual turf war for Ramadan bazaar lots in Kuala Lumpur cost traders the opportunity to eke out a living during the Covid-19 crisis?

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Address ambiguity over enforcement of MCO

THE case of 24 seminarians of College General Penang charged and convicted for breaching the movement control order (MCO) is a troubling one.

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Covid-19 does not discriminate, neither should any relief plan

THE Covid-19 health crisis is an unprecedented challenge to the nation on many fronts – the scale of the crisis, the economic aftermath which is feared to be as horrific as the outbreak itself and the fact that it is being tackled by a government that was only a week old when the pandemic unleashed its full terror.

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Time to come down hard on selfish, clueless Malaysians

The government has been under a lot of criticism over its handling of the movement control order (MCO) meant to curb the spread of the Covid 19 pandemic.

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Moving on as battle lines are redrawn

TWO weeks have passed since the formation of Malaysia Terbaru (Newer Malaysia). While many are still seething over the change in government sans the ballot box, reality would have us keep our emotions in check and look at the next three years when the 15th General Election will be held.

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When principles are put to the test

I WILL spare the details of the rollercoaster this country has been put through this past week.

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Pakatan in need of a clear succession plan

HIGHLANDER, the 1986 action fantasy is a cult classic that remains on the "must watch" list of many a movie buff.

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Musical chairs in Pakatan's politics

THERE seems to be no end to the political drama within the Pakatan Harapan ruling coalition, with this weekend gearing up to be another explosive affair for component party PKR.

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When one’s head is on the chopping block

THE 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal has resulted in many casualties, not least a 60-year-old ruling party and government, but also the good name of an illustrious family whose patriarch was the country’s much loved second prime minister.

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