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Standing with the Palestinians

HAVING lasted 70 years, there’s every chance Israel will continue with its institutionalised violence against Palestinians, yet the United States continues to look the other way.

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We can run...

but we can’t hide. A lethal enemy still prowls to pounce on our casual ways.

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Smooth criminals

Petty thieves no longer look like dishevelled degenerates. The higher stakes game now finds outlaws in suits, ties and cool cars.

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Schooled in sentiment

Just when another education institution’s days seemed numbered, the voice of reason fortuitously prevailed.

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Running on faith

Can we all be trusted to play it safe? That’s the question.

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Drama down south

SINGAPORE Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat dropped a bombshell when he announced his decision to step down as the leading fourth generation leader.

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Smear campaign serving

THE legend of Admiral Zheng He (more commonly known as Cheng Ho to most Malaysians) has always fascinated me, being a history student with Peranakan roots in Penang.

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Apparently, honourable individuals are rolling off the assembly line these days.

HARDLY a week goes by without a titled person – usually a Datuk or a Datuk Seri – landing in hot water.

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Economy SOS

TIMES are dire, but the good news is the price of crude palm oil has at least gone up, offering a ray of hope for economic recovery. It’s at a 13-year high, and while there are reports claiming sustaining it would be difficult, the point is that there are reasons to rejoice because it has finally climbed.

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Synergised solution

Malaysia should consider allowing private hospitals to run a parallel independent vaccination plan.

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Guessing game over Tan Sri drug lord

The police have unwittingly exerted self-imposed pressure by sharing bits of information with titled drug dealers.

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Ready to rumble

It’s early days yet to be talking about a post Covid-19 Malaysia, yet the GE juggernaut has already shifted into gear.

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