Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Karambir Singh

Governance at its worst?

With proper governance, life will improve for all. – Benigno Aquino III, ex-president of the Philippines Parliament is generally described as one of the three branches of government and has three core functions: to represent the electorate, make laws and...

Fiddlers at the top?

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. – Ben Okri, Nigerian poet Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, better known as Emperor...

Musings about ‘Sarawak Independence Day’

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will. – Charlotte Bronte, English novelist In two days, we in Sarawak will be celebrating a special public holiday for the sixth...

Next Round — A Third Vaccine Dose?

Who are you going to believe? Leading authorities on medical science, or 800 memes on your cousin’s Facebook page? – Samantha Bee, Canadian-American comedian The recent Covid-19 immunisation statistics for Sarawak indicate a rapid rate of vaccination. On July 10, 1,367,247...

Reducing dependence on plastics

I only feel angry when I see waste; when I see people throwing away things that we could use. – Mother Teresa, saint   The move towards reducing our daily dependence on plastics had been moving along at a snail’s...

Will there be a 5th wave?

Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of.  – Angelina Jolie, actress There seems to be new threats on the horizon for us here. A report...

So when will it be over?

In certain areas where there are persons with disabilities, we go to their places, and this approach is to ensure success in our fight against Covid-19. – Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Prime Minister Well, let's just have a quick recap. A...

To jab or not to jab?

A major benefit of punishing those who spread anti-vaccine messages is that it would curtail the spread of anti-vax conspiracies which are harmful to public health. – Lim Wei Jiet, Hakam secretary-general Of anti-vaxxers and vaccines choices Even during the height...

‘Foot-in-mouth’ epidemic

If you keep your mouth shut you will never put your foot in it. – Austin O’malley, ophthalmologist Shoot refugees?! In June 1979, it was reported by several international news agencies that then Deputy Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad threatened to...

Pursue SDGs for better future

A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers but borrowed from his children. – John James Audubon, American ornithologist "Our planet is broken" This was the warning issued by the UN...

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Governance at its worst?

With proper governance, life will improve for all. – Benigno Aquino III, ex-president of the Philippines Parliament is generally described...
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