On The Beat
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For the love of Malaysia
Come SEA Games time, we couldn’t care less for our athletes’ skin colour or beliefs. We are only interested in the colours of our Jalur Gemilang. There will be cries of jubilation and groans of despair, all in unison. Let’s remember that.
This is the real Malaysia
There’s more to our country than Petaling Jaya, George Town, Ipoh and Johor Baru. There is also Banggi, Bongek, Kapit and Galas.
Polls likely next year?
Too many events are on the cards this year, especially from now on, with the SEA Games and Budget just round the corner.
Phrase that again, please?
Many writers and even some officials fall into this trap – using the same expressions over and over again, it’s almost automatic.
All in a day’s words in politics
Some phrases have become jargon for lawmakers. Many have been overused, and in most cases misused, by this category of people.
Tale of two ‘hippie’ cities
Penang has some things in common with San Francisco – the island, too, is unconventional in many ways.
The Trenglish way to better English
Terengganu is dead serious in addressing the language’s decline among its students and we are proud to be part of its efforts to counter the problem.
See the beauty in all religions
This writer’s collection of books, including the Quran, often surprises his visitors but to him, no one should shy away from reading up about another faith.