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A ‘benevolent father’ as govt
Compassion is a fundamental value that a govt must have if its going to serve the people properly.
Building blocks of society
RECENTLY I had a wonderful time sharing my thoughts on “Why not live together as human beings?” with a group of higher secondary and university students.
In urgent need of a makeover
I cannot confidently say that the whole of Malaysia was shocked by the allegations in Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s affidavit. Sure, there are serious allegations made against some members of the Judiciary and this ought to be of concern to every citizen who wants our key institutions’ integrity to be protected.
The firewalls that divide us
May 13 is a constant reminder of the danger of allowing politicians to proceed on ethnic lines in politics, so the people need to lead the way in creating a truly Malaysian nation.
Sorry, which majority again?
The better our understanding of democracy, political government and people power, the more we can contribute to nation building.
The actual Malaysian deal
Without tangible mechanisms, the concepts of good governance, accountability and transparency will remain as political slogans and topics for academic discussions.
The compassionate face of Islam
It should never be the state’s role to merely punish the offender or their innocent families, when the state itself is in some way responsible for the crime occurring.
A threat or blessing?
Asean youth will have to identify the common and universal values found in the diverse religions practised in the region.
Depoliticising the system here in Malaysia
FOR decades, the rakyat has blamed politics for everything that has gone wrong in the country. That blame came only after the rakyat had, since independence, trusted the political leaders totally and had subsequently been disappointed.