The Bowerbird Writes
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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.
The many legacies of Ungku Aziz
He will always be remembered as one of the finest minds ever to grace the land.
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.
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.
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.
Road fatalities a concern
Stay safe not just during the Covid-19 pandemic but also when driving on our roads.
Trusting our frontliners
When politicians are failing us, at least we can place our faith in public servants.
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.
Veveonah, the unlikely game changer
There is an urgent need to address the digital divide between rural and urban areas.
Poverty in the time of pandemic
Poverty-stricken households need sustainable assistance such as work and business opportunities in the long run.
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.
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.