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‘Almost an obsession’

TO commemorate Malaysia Day’s 50th anniversary in 2007, Mohd Noor Mat Amin planned something incredible.

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What’s race got to do with it?

The Oprah Winfrey interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be remembered for a long time.

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Don’t worry, be happy

I AM 67-year and 113-day old today. My next birthday will only be in November. I am just in the mood to do some arithmetic, considering there is not much else to do, being “caged” under the movement control order.

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Journalists at the forefront

PRESIDENT Joko Widodo (Jokowi) of Indonesia has promised to allocate 5,000 vaccines as priority for those working in the media.

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When will it end?

No one has the answer when the Covid-19 pandemic will end. The road towards normalcy will take a bit of time.

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Lessons from Trump’s America

INFLAMMATORY rhetoric polari­ses. It draws blood too. We have seen that countless times in the history of humankind.

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Hoping for a better year

After a year of shock, uncertainties and despair, ‘hope’ is the only meaningful word for 2021.

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The many legacies of Ungku Aziz

He will always be remembered as one of the finest minds ever to grace the land.

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Respect is a two-way street

WHEN a 72-year-old Member of Parliament told 28-year-old Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman to sit down during a recent Dewan Rakyat session, he used the word budak.

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It’s the right time to change

There is a need for a moral economy, one that is led not by greed and hubris but justice and fairness for all.

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It’s vital to groom next generation

The world is getting younger and the demand for a change in the way things are done is getting louder.

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Road fatalities a concern

Stay safe not just during the Covid-19 pandemic but also when driving on our roads.

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