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The Bowerbird Writes

Simply too much anger in the air

It seems as if humans are losing their temper more than ever before, with explosive effect.

The Bowerbird Writes

No substitute for reading to kids

We are so often glued to screens that some old-fashioned personal interaction is needed.

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The death of tolerance in Indonesia

The two largest Muslim organisations in the country were deafeningly silent about last week’s protests, at a time when the voice of moderation was sorely needed.

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Close encounters of the spiritual kind

Are Muslims now less open to conversations with others about faith?

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People’s Power should monitor political funding

But before criticising the recent 50-page report, read all 32 recommendations carefully.

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Make Malaysia a sporting nation

It’s not just about money and infrastructure, but also about the psyche and attitude of our people.

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Tackling race relations creatively

DATUK Lat. Vanggey Restaurant. Datuk Lee Chong Wei. Ola Bola.

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Restore the ‘national’ in national schools

For these schools to be parents’ first choice, there must be a clear distinction between secular and religious educational institutions.

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It is our duty to defend the MACC

The anti-graft agency deserves support when it probes all bad apples, regardless of their colour and creed.

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When things were less complicated

In the past, we guarded our culture and tradition but also enjoyed joining in the activities and festivities of other cultures.

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Of magic water and celebrity preachers

Muslims in Malaysia today are confused by a wide range of pronouncements made by a new crop of preachers.

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WhatsApp – bringing people together

Say goodbye to the old, cherished way of writing, as the new app changes formal language, perhaps forever.

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