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‘To know Malaysia is to love Malaysia’

THE country’s tourism industry contributes significantly to Malaysia’s economic growth – and with the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020), the government is targeting around 30 million tourist arrivals and RM100bil tourist receipts this year.

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Love and compassion during outbreak

IT has been a time of fear and confusion these past few weeks as we are inundated daily with reports about the deadly novel coronavirus respiratory disease.

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The real truth in facing the coronavirus

AS the coronavirus spreads rapidly across the globe, misinformation about this virus that has already claimed 259 lives as of yesterday – all of them in China – has also evolved on social media.

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Protecting the green, green grass of home

IT is something we often take for granted.

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Curb the ‘old’ diseases before it’s too late

THE shocking news of tuberculosis (TB) claiming an average of six deaths every day and the reported case of an infant with poliovirus in the past weeks have left Malaysians reeling.THE shocking news of tuberculosis (TB) claiming an average of six deaths every day and the reported case of an infant with poliovirus in the past weeks have left Malaysians reeling.

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Listen to our young on climate change

TEENAGE Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named the youngest Time’s Person of the Year on Wednesday.

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Stand together for equal right to life for all

THERE are less than 10 days left in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. This annual international campaign which starts on Nov 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, runs until Dec 10, Human Rights Day.

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Maintenance key for slope safety

IT has been reported that Malaysia needs to monitor some 40,000 landslide prone spots along our roads, highways, and townships.

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No pussyfooting on action against animal abuse

THE heavy sentence handed down to the “laundry cat killer” by the Selayang Sessions Court early last week says it all – the law is serious about animal welfare.

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Time to support a healthy community lifestyle

THE Kuala Lumpur High Court has reaffirmed the smoking ban in eate­ries and noted that the law introduced early this year does not breach the liberty and equality of any individual.

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Policy must be implemented properly

ABOLISHING the arts and science streams in schools may be the way forward but the implementation of this policy needs to be done well.

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Investing in a clean environment is good for business

BUDGET 2020 will be tabled on Friday and will contain the usual spending plans for the various mi­­nistries and social programmes in the country for next year.