Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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Same old, same old

When you have a general election result you don't like, you don't have another general election. – Nicholas Soames, UK member of parliament Some things never change. The Sabah state election dust has hardly settled and Sabahans are now made...

So YBs, bila agi …

I think a leader should know how to read the people’s thoughts and gauge whether their time is up. – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, two-time prime minister Some of you might have guessed it right! My topic for this week...

High time for anti-hopping law!

What we would all love to see is a little more moral backbone in our elected representatives. This is easier said than done, with millions and millions allegedly being dangled as inducements. – Nathaniel Tan, coordinator of social movement...

Umno, you heard us loud and clear

We need steel spines, not weak knees when it comes to political independence. – Dianne Feinstein, American senator No offence meant. When Sarawak leaders and citizens recently reiterated their stand on Umno — one-time lynchpin of the country’s ruling Barisan...

What I want from my wakil rakyat

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen. – George MacDonald, Scottish author What are your expectations from your parliamentarians and state assemblymen?...

Beware the hungry ghosts!

In the main, ghosts are said to be forlorn and generally miserable, if not downright depressed. The jolly ghost is rare. – Dick Cavett, American TV personality Do you believe in ghosts and spirits? Whichever culture we are from we...

Keeping diabetes at bay

Everybody’s going to have some degree of health problems, and as we get older, I think we’ve gotta maintain. – Tom Hanks, actor I am feeling down since last Friday. I lost another friend, actually an old flame, to diabetes....

Unifor complex, our pride!

Unifor cannot expect the government to be its Santa Claus in giving financial handouts all the time. – Richard Lon, Unifor director Why has the proposed RM70 million Unifor (Unit for Other Religions) complex suddenly become an issue? The complex when...

Sabahans, send a clear message!

If you're going to have to swallow a frog, you don't want to have to look at that sucker too long! –Zig Ziglar, American author The spotlight was on two Sabah veteran politicians last week.  One is a serving chief...

A ladies’ man

Book title: Bruce Lee: A LifeISBN: 9781471175725Author: Matthew PollyPublication year: 2018Publisher:Price: RM48 (paperback) Everyone knows Bruce Lee as a kung fu superstar par excellence who made martial arts a worldwide phenomenon. He bridged the East-West gap and smashed long-held stereotypes...

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