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Running on faith

Can we all be trusted to play it safe? That’s the question.

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Drama down south

SINGAPORE Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat dropped a bombshell when he announced his decision to step down as the leading fourth generation leader.

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Smear campaign serving

THE legend of Admiral Zheng He (more commonly known as Cheng Ho to most Malaysians) has always fascinated me, being a history student with Peranakan roots in Penang.

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Apparently, honourable individuals are rolling off the assembly line these days.

HARDLY a week goes by without a titled person – usually a Datuk or a Datuk Seri – landing in hot water.

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Economy SOS

TIMES are dire, but the good news is the price of crude palm oil has at least gone up, offering a ray of hope for economic recovery. It’s at a 13-year high, and while there are reports claiming sustaining it would be difficult, the point is that there are reasons to rejoice because it has finally climbed.

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Synergised solution

Malaysia should consider allowing private hospitals to run a parallel independent vaccination plan.

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Guessing game over Tan Sri drug lord

The police have unwittingly exerted self-imposed pressure by sharing bits of information with titled drug dealers.

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Ready to rumble

It’s early days yet to be talking about a post Covid-19 Malaysia, yet the GE juggernaut has already shifted into gear.

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A shot in the foot

Why illegitimise a legal trade and legitimise an illegal one by doing what’s obviously counter-productive?

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Dressed for success

Let’s put on our Sunday best and welcome the new year with emphatic enthusiasm.

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Jab and a job done

We can let the fakers and frauds flounder while we get our Covid-19 vaccination and move towards a safer future.

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Dangling the carrot

If we’re going to truly reboot our economy, we must draw foreign investment rather than entertain political shenanigans.

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