IF you are a politician and you need to defend your acceptance of a Datukship, here are excuses you can give.
It’s best to remain cool at all times as anger will beget a violent reaction. And it will be a lose-lose situation.
Sabah’s large number of foreigners, including illegal immigrants, isn’t merely an issue for the state. National security is at stake too.
To many, Tian Chua was the face of a historic mass movement. It took longer than he’d expected but some of the changes that people demanded back then are happening.
SABAH and Sarawak to be put back as equal partners under MA63,” my colleague Muguntan Vanar, The Star Sabah bureau chief, WhatsApp-ed me.
Our columnist offers a public service announcement on the role of the island state in the key decisions leading up to Sept 16, 1963.
“I WANT to visit Sabah,” a Frenchman based in Singapore told me when I met him last week in Petaling Jaya.
Malaysia was formed on Sept 16, 1963, but Sabah became self-governing weeks earlier.
The country is at its best when its multi-racial and multi-religious people don’t live in silos.
THE Malaysian identity is crammed into four categories: Malay, Chinese, Indian and lain lain (others).
The Land Below the Wind has world-class attractions but it’s a shame that a lack of cleanliness remains a problem.
The controversy over the switch from white school shoes to black is overshadowing education issues that deserve more attention and discussion.
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