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Spare the rod, spoil the child

CAN a secondary school teacher cane a student for allegedly calling him “Ah qua lao shi” (ladyboy teacher)?

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Where kidnapping is a business

When southern Philippines is a prosperous neighbour, then perhaps cross-border abductions will stop.

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Is it Azmin or a deepfake?

In the age of sophisticated aI technology, you wonder if the sex video is real or doctored.

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Air crash that altered Sabah’s history

More than four decades later, many are still seeking closure over the Double Six tragedy that killed several state leaders.

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Aussie PM and his Sabah link

The Sandakan Death March is Australia’s lost World War II history that should not be forgotten.

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When a PTPTN U-turn is okay

There is nothing wrong with emulating Barisan’s way of collecting debt, if it works.

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Sabah is the real owner of ‘bosku’

When non-Sabahans attempt to borrow expressions derived from the culture in Sabah, Sabahans tend to be critical over the authenticity of certain terms.

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Sabah slangs made famous

Many local phrases originating from the state are gaining traction in the peninsula. Some have even become political slogans.

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A chicken and egg situation

WHICH – in terms of rising prices – came first, the chicken or the egg? For the owner of a cafe in Kuala Lumpur famous for its fried chicken and butter cake (requiring many eggs), it is the egg.

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From comic to commander-in-chief

THE new president of Ukraine is a comedian. And that is not a joke.

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In danger of being a one-hit wonder

THE Pakatan Harapan government could end up like Lou Bega’s Mambo No. 5, Right Said Fred’s I’m Too Sexy and Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got Back if it doesn’t handle reforms properly.

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Paying the heavy price to stay alive

ON the night of April 4, a Filipino contact informed me via Facebook messenger that a Malaysian KV (kidnap victim) was rescued near Jolo island and he was on board a helicopter bound for Zamboanga City.