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Pothole-free roads can save lives

ACCIDENTS and deaths caused by vehicles going over potholes are not something new in this country.

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Looking forward to a better year ahead

FOR many of us, our wish list for 2021 is a coronavirus-free future and a more robust economy.

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2020’s experiences prepare us for the future

THE year 2020 has been a disastrous one for all of us. We will remember for the rest of our lives how something that is invisible to the naked eye paralysed humankind, bringing the global economy to its knees and society to a grinding halt as governments everywhere imposed lockdowns.

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It’s the holidays for us but not Covid-19

TWO major holidays are around the corner: Christmas and New Year.

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NEC a timely cure for the job market

THE lifting of the conditional movement control order in phases starting Dec 7 is expected to have a positive impact on the country’s uncertain labour market as economic sectors regain their momentum following higher demand.

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PSD cannot allow tainted apples to spoil the barrel

THE nation was shocked to learn that a policeman and an Immi-gration Department officer arrested recently have criminal records. That people with a criminal past could be hired to work in enforcement divisions of the civil service is very worrying.

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Equip cops properly so they can work effectively

POLICE work in the real world isn’t like a TV show or movie, and hero cops don’t always recover from being shot.

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Shining bright during this Festival of Lights

THIS festive week started with a ray of hope for these difficult times – the news that a Covid-19 vaccine with a 90% efficacy rate has been found. This was followed by further good news that the development of other Covid-19 vaccines is also making good progress, with another two or three on a similar brink of success.

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EPF Account 1 withdrawals welcomed – but must be treated cautiously

IN an unprecedented move, the government has allowed Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contributors to make early withdrawals from Account 1 to help them cope with financial problems during this Covid-19 crisis.

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Unite to help our frontliners beat Covid-19

WE don’t know how long it will be until we win this battle against the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Better equipped to flatten the curve

WITH Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Sabah and Selangor placed under a conditional movement control order (MCO) following the spike in Covid-19 cases nationwide, the onus is on every Malaysian now to play a greater and crucial role in flattening the infection curve.

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Care for your mental health amid Covid-19

THERE have been a number of memes going around that basically riff off the fact that many of us just want this year to be over and done with.

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