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Watching The World


Watching The World

All good things...

The end of this year of change also heralds a new beginning for the writer.

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Malaysian poverty is a real problem

We may be largely concerned with human rights issues, but there is an underclass of Malaysians whose basic needs must be addressed.

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Do we want justice or revenge?

To be a developed nation we need to adopt more humanitarian policies and not give in to emotional responses.

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‘Je suis Jamal Khashoggi’

When overlords kill men for speaking the truth, it means the people live in a world of lies.

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Whose lives matter?

Police brutality exists around the world, and ethnic minorities frequently bear the brunt of it.

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Death with dignity

I AM an atheist. I have mentioned it before but I am going to bring it up again because it’s relevant to this discussion.

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All up in smoke

Throughout the developed world, countries are liberalising marijuana laws but the message has yet to reach these shores.

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Wake up! The time is now

“IT used to be so much better.”

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The great Khan

IN 2006 I interviewed a visibly agitated Imran Khan. He was annoyed because he had come to Malaysia only to be met by a bunch of journalists who didn’t know who he was.

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Let not their deaths be in vain

NEXT week – specifically on August 9 – the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People will be observed. It’s celebrated each year to “promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population and also recognises the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection”.

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The unholy coalition

Veteran leftist Manuel Lopez Obrador may prove to be a foil for neighbour Trump, but his thumping victory came with a strange price.

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Let’s make the grass greener

GEORGE Orwell had a lot to teach us. His two monumental works are Animal Farm and 1984, the former a depiction of a glorious revolution gone wrong, the latter an all too realistic extrapolation of what life under a futuristic totalitarian regime would be like.

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