ONE of the most enduring cultural contributions of Peanuts, the Charles M. Schulz comic strip, is this line that first appeared in 1960: “Happiness is a warm puppy.”
BASED on a statement yesterday by Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, the flow of water to homes and businesses in the Klang Valley should be back to normal by now.
EVERY Bill that goes to Parliament comes with an explanatory statement tagged on at the end. The statement begins with the purpose and intended effect of the proposed legislation.
TRIAL lawyers quickly learn that it is best never to ask a question they do not know the answer to. It works well in a courtroom but it should not be how a country is run.
SO few of us look forward to a dental appointment. A popular toothpaste brand’s claim that dental anxiety and phobia are “extremely common” should not be dismissed as part of a subtle spiel.
FOR a certain Rottweiler, the Year of the Dog did not get off to a good start. Its friend died.
KUALA Lumpur is hosting the ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9), which ends on Tuesday. The week-long United Nations conference is noteworthy for several reasons.
THE Federal Court decision on Jan 29 in the long-running M. Indira Gandhi case has restored public confidence in the judiciary.
AT times, we wickedly liken politicians to comedians. Well, there is now at least one more thing that ties them together – fake news. Both groups have found ways to use misinformation or hoaxes that are passed off as actual news.
This year is Women Empowerment Year. However, the world will never realise 100% of its goals if 50% of its people cannot realise their full potential.
ABOUT a month from now, the Chinese calendar hits the reset button. The coming new year will also see the dog taking over from the rooster in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.
HERE we go again. Two years after the introduction of the voluntary Dual Language Programme (DLP) in schools, it continues to be troubled by controversy and uncertainty.