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Food everywhere – going to waste

MALAYSIANS are foodies, through and through. We love our mamak shop and street food fare, our Michelin-starred fine dining and bottomless hotel buffets. And all our festivities revolve around food, of course.

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High time this mystery is unwrapped

WHY would the report on a plane crash be classified?

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A centuries-old connection

Next year will see the two countries marking 50 years of diplomatic ties. Puteri Hang Li Po would undoubtedly approve of how we have continued her legacy.

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Don’t shoot the messenger

WE didn’t start the fire. We do, however, report on it. But some people seem to have forgotten this basic fact about the media, that we report on things that happen and things that people say, we don’t create those happenings and statements – and certainly not their consequences.

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Ensure officers know how and when to enforce dress code

ON Friday in Parliament, Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa very clearly laid down one important rule for her ministry’s personnel: Those seeking medical attention at government health facilities should not be turned away because of their attire.

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Gender equality isn’t a women’s issue

THE struggle for gender equality has spanned centuries. Why then are women still grappling with inequality, sexism and bias?

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We need a fiscally responsible Budget

ON Friday, the new Budget will be announced. It will be keenly watched given the ongoing narrative about the country’s financial health.

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A crisis we all need to work on urgently

MALAYSIA is blessed, really.

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Find long-term solutions for the economy

FRIED turmeric chicken, fried spinach, white rice and a bottle of mineral water, all for RM5.

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Fighting inflation in the long-term

LIKE the rest of the world, Malaysia is suffering the effects of inflation.

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Celebrating the Rabbit year, safely

EVERYONE’S celebrating this weekend, whether it’s to usher in the Year of the Rabbit or the long break and the prospect of visiting friends and neighbours in that very Malaysian tradition of open house.

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No need to push the panic button

IT’S been a long war and we’re still fighting it: We are entering our fourth year battling the Covid-19 virus.

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