The curse of 916 -- let’s put it to the vote
23/08/2014 - 09:30
by Gobind Rudra
OUTSPOKEN: The Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim issue in Selangor, now at an impasse pending the Sultan of Selangor’s return, has been an exercise in futility, of one political party attempting to oust a head...
Don’t fall for ‘that’s your money’ on the road thieves
 

COMMENT: Opportunistic criminals are coming up with new ways to rob people of their hard-earned money quicker than you can say “Oops”. They move alone, in pairs, or in groups, keeping their eyes...
They are in God’s care: Homecoming of the MH17 victims
Last updated on 22/08/2014 - 20:16
 

IN MEMORIAM: The overall notion for the longest time has always been that air travel is a lot safer than driving. As a matter of fact, one is far more likely to get hit by lightning rather than get...
Like Jokowi, Azizah should also start to prepare her ‘transition team’
 

COMMENT: What will be the "final recourse" for embattled Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim? He has an important decision to make and we can expect him to do so very soon. With the...
 
EXCLUSIVE: Social activist Kuan Chee Heng had seen many colourful characters – both in his stint in the police force and in...
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Last updated on 22/08/2014 - 19:19
 
KUALA LUMPUR: Rape is a heinous crime, leaving the victim scarred for life in most cases. Rape violates a woman in all...
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SEREMBAN: Hatten Group Sdn Bhd is the latest developer to join major property players who have ventured into Negeri...
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Last updated on 22/08/2014 - 16:07
 
TRIBUTE: Staff of the HCK Group participated in the National Day of Mourning by gathering outside the company’s headquarters...
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READERS’ COMMENTS: His resignation on its own may not be a big deal; it should be something that ought to be expected but...
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OPINION: Umno has always seen itself as a defender of the Malays, the protector of their special rights and position in our...
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Last updated on 22/08/2014 - 13:12
 
QUICK TAKE: Has Malaysia condemned the violence and the senseless slaughtering of humans in Iraq and Syria by Islamic State...
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COMMENT: Two very disturbing pieces of news have jolted Malaysians this week. One was the case of an eight-year-old...
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Last updated on 22/08/2014 - 10:12
 
NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING: Hopefully, today Aug 22 will see some form of closure for at least the families of 20 victims of...
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COMMENT: There are things to say about legacies of leadership and how they enrich and define the nations where former...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Aug 18 marked the 300th day of the blockade mounted by villagers living near the Baram Dam in Sarawak and the...
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Three MRT deaths, where’s Liow?
QUICK TAKE: Indeed, as some netizens have asked, where is Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong...
How the hell did thieves get to install detecting devices in ATMs?
QUICK TAKE: In light of recent cases of snatch thefts and robberies, many of us look around to...
Eight-year-old forced to perform oral sex. Isn’t this sickening?
QUICK TAKE: It is a fact that most children today are behaving way beyond their age. Right, we can...
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Recalcitrant MBs and the critical role of Putrajaya
OUTSPOKEN: Parallels have been drawn between the current Selangor menteri besar crisis and the...
So who started the Selangor crisis?
OUTSPOKEN: I have a simple question. If Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Lim Guan Eng were still...
PAS decides to live with Pakatan, not die with Khalid
OUTSPOKEN: All said and done, Pakatan Rakyat emerged from its presidential council meeting last...
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Taking a leap of faith for the environment
KUALA LUMPUR: Switch off the fan or lights when you step out of the room. Don’t waste water. Most...
How some businesses kill themselves
OPINION: Hypermarkets came to Malaysian shores more than 10 years ago with much fanfare. Being new,...
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Banking on batik
KUALA LUMPUR: A staunch champion of all things batik, Emilia Tan Mei Shia, the 33-year-old founder...
Working towards an environment-friendly transport system
KUALA LUMPUR: Automobiles, espe­cially cars, are the main link to urban sprawl in major cities of...