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Here’s to a roaring Year of the Tiger

ON the eve of Chinese New Year tomorrow, family reunion dinners will be allowed as the community prepares to usher in the Year of the Tiger.

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Protect our children with vaccination

IT is good news that the Health Ministry has announced that the vaccination for kids aged five to 12 will start on Feb 3.

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It’s in our hands as much as the government’s

MALAYSIA has joined many countries around the world and announced quarantine exemptions for some travellers.

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Let’s keep our children safe

Well, we hope so anyway, as many will be returning to brick and mortar schools after almost two years of mostly virtual education necessitated by the series of Covid-19-triggered lockdowns.

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United front on Jerusalem issue for the sake of peace

THE move by President Donald Trump to go ahead with the sensitive issue of pushing the agenda to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has brought about an overwhelming sense of unity against the leader of the world’s superpower.

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Make more space in cities for people to walk

WHEN it is going well, a nation’s progress is like a steady, purposeful walk. Sometimes the pace quickens over a stretch, but it is still about moving ahead step by step, on its own power and with a natural rhythm.

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Corruption has no place in any culture

LATELY, we have been seeing many photographs and a lot of video footage of handcuffed men and women in orange T-shirts bearing the words “Lokap SPRM”.

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No country for old and sick people

WE are getting old. The statistics show Malaysia’s inevitable march towards a difficult milestone – that of an ageing nation.

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Not healthy to depend too much on foreign labour

THE Cabinet has decided that the mandatory health checks to be carried out annually for registered foreign workers be reinstated. While this is commendable, it is a half measure at best.

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Lessons for schools to learn from

IN schools, teachers teach and students learn. That is as basic as it gets, but sometimes, the most fundamental of things are the hardest to do.

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Don’t let emotions get in the way of DLP

“WHEN we think about our country, the future of our country, the future of our students ... I feel very sad to see that many of our students, when they have finished school, they can’t even speak in English.” The words of SK Bukit Beruntung principal Nor Azian Abd Manan, as published on our front page yesterday, speak volumes.

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Lower cost to ensure more licensed bikers

THEY can be deemed the young and the reckless. We see them often enough, zig-zagging through traffic on their motorcycles, sometimes even without their safety helmets on.

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