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Rinse and repeat

Scratched record? Groundhog Day? Welcome to the world of the Malaysian politician.

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Seal of approval

WHEN Datuk Idris Ahmad, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs), made the announcement that Muslims should stay away from the Bon Odori festival in Selangor, the PAS leader obviously had no idea how far he had overstepped his authority.

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Get the balance right

Everything counts when we deliberate our country’s economic stability – even the GST.

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Lost in translation

It works wonders on the international stage, yet English is being sidelined here.

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Wave of hope

Why are we drowning in our diversity when we should be riding its crest?

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A tall order

A leopard never changes its spots, but we’re more than open to being wrong.

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Fashion police foibles

HERE we go again – another decently attired woman prohibited from entering a government building.

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Keep our talent

Only with the proper application of inclusiveness will we retain our best workforce.

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Clear as water

No one is exempt from the long arm of the law, but everyone is innocent until proven guilty.

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And justice for all

The law serves without fear or favour, and this should not be contradicted.

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A painful lesson

THE harsh jail sentence imposed on Sam Ke Ting over a devastating fatal accident nearly five years ago, has generated national debate. In the 3.20am incident on Feb 18, 2017, eight teenagers on modified bicycles (basikal lajak) were killed.

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Ahead of the curve

Granted, this is all new turf, but Malaysia could do better in prettying itself up for tourists.

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