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Letters 13 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

The past catches up with Hadi

DATUK Seri Hadi Awang attracts attention wherever he goes, partly because he is one of the most recognised faces in Malaysian politics and partly due to his trademark jubah-and-turban outfit. But the last few weeks have seen the acting PAS president making the headlines in ways that he would surely not prefer.

Letters 26 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

ISA is the nation’s sword of Damocles

From DR MOHAMAD KHIR TOYO, National Umno Youth Movement Exco Member.

Nation 11 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Backing for jail sentence

I>BERITA Harian/Ifront-paged a report that said mandatory jail sentences against husbands who divorced their wives outside of court is permitted in Islam to safeguard the security and harmony of a family.

Letters 25 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Hardcore poor face bleak times

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's government has set its sights on reducing the problem of hardcore poverty. It will be an uphill battle, writes K.S. USHA DEVI, who looked at the situation of some hardcore poor families in Kedah.

Letters 12 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

A new breed of backbenchers

Today#8217;s Parliament carries a different character from that of two decades ago. A new crop of young, educated MPs fills the backbenches of the plush Dewan Rakyat with their own ideas about how they relate to ministers and their constituents, writes SUHAINI AZNAM.

Letters 17 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Way to win war against Terror

After the first column on July 3, Tun Hanif's second piece was originally to be about the generation of fighting men inthe 1940s and 1950s and the lessons we can learn from theirsacrifices. But events in London prompted Hanif to turn hissights on the war on terror.

Nation 28 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Satay seller who has seen it all

Satay seller Syed Mohamad Mahyuddin is one person you can count on if you want to know about important historical events that took place in this sleepy hollow.

Community 05 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Another peak to climb

Depending on your age, Baling town will evoke different memories for you - either the 1955 Peace Talks between first Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra and exiled leader of the Communist Party of Malaya Chin Peng or university students demonstrating in 1974 over the plight of poor farmers or as the place where Ibrahim Libya and his supporters were shot by the police in Kampung Memali in 1985.

Community 05 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

A rugged haven for trekkers

B>P/B>EOPLE who were around during the pre-Merdeka era would remember Baling, Kedah, as the platform for the famous Baling Peace Talks between Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra and leader of the Communist Party of Malaya Chin Peng in 1955.

Nation 11 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

Nazri: Police can nab anyone who threatens security in Parliament

The police can arrest anyone who poses a threat to security whilst in Parliament, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz.