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The Bowerbird Writes

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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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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