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The Bowerbird Writes

Road fatalities a concern

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

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Trusting our frontliners

When politicians are failing us, at least we can place our faith in public servants.

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The birth of a new political culture?

With what is happening in Malaysia’s political landscape of late, voters have every reason to be sceptical and believe that politicians have only one code of conduct – protecting their own interests.

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Veveonah, the unlikely game changer

There is an urgent need to address the digital divide between rural and urban areas.

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Poverty in the time of pandemic

Poverty-stricken households need sustainable assistance such as work and business opportunities in the long run.

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Charting a new education pathway

I WAS asked by Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) to look at higher education in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. I am not an educator. Perhaps they wanted a perspective of an “outsider” who is as passionate as anyone about education.

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The case, the man, the fightback

As Datuk Seri Najib Razak files an appeal against his SRC conviction, it will be worth observing the fightback from the man dubbed as a natural born political fighter.

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Moving beyond racial imperatives

The fight to eradicate poverty must go on. We have to acknowledge it is not merely a concept, it is real.

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Addressing child marriage issue

I WAS in the city of Ponorogo in East Java in February this year. Ponorogo is famous for its culture and tradition. People from that part of Java have migrated to Peninsular Malaysia, with many settling in Johor and Perak.

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Rebooting the creative industry

Leadership is sorely needed in an industry that is not merely about entertainment. The priority is to look at creative content industry from a totally different perspective.

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How a pandemic has changed us

I USED to joke about Americans’ obsession with numbers in sports. Anyone following a National Basketball Association (NBA) game will be bombarded with statistics unthinkable in most other games.

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It’s high time to reclaim our lives

There are too many irresponsible people using their social media accounts as a weapon of mass destruction.

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