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Religious council hurries to get sheep delivered for Korban

The arrival of the 4,596 sheep from Australia for the yearly Korban ritual has been delayed by another day.


The achievements of Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam

Starting as a member of the elite Malayan Civil Service, Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam has achieved much for his country and the world. MICHELE LIAN speaks to the 'positive provoker' on the occasion of his 70th birthday and the publication of his memoirs.


Wealth-sharing key to growth

It is our religious belief that the fortunate in the society should make all attempts to assist the less fortunate to progress.


Bless them all

A poem by T.K. Letchumy of Kuala Lumpur.


Better for us to be safe than sorry

It is always easy to be wise after the fact. This usually happens after a disaster has struck and when the wise men would start sprouting their wisdom as to what should have been done to avert the serious consequences of the tragedy. V.K. Chin comments.


Fun being senior

'How does it feel to be a senior citizen?' which translated means, 'How do seniors cope with their time?' LINDA LIM tells her ex-colleagues that being a senior citizen is fun.


Candle-lit boats in memory of victims

Candle-lit boats were sent off at the popular Tanjung Aru beach here at the stroke of midnight in memory of those who perished in last Sunday#8217;s earthquake and tsunami.


Charity and the celebrity

This may be the season of giving, but being charitable is something that's valid for all seasons. To do charity work is to think of the less fortunate and to give back a little that has been bestowed upon those of us lucky enough to have a good life.


PM lauds sharing of festive joy

Malaysians have reached a stage where they can genuinely share in the joy felt by people of other faiths and cultures during their festive occasions, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said.


Boxing Day: the day after Christmas

ALICE S.M. LEE explains the significance of Boxing Day on Dec 26.