Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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We’re kings, mortals too

The image is one thing and the human being is another. It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way. – Elvis Presley The year 2014 was historic for local Elvis fans and tribute artistes (ETAs),...

When the opposition warms up to Azalina

Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing. – Bernard Baruch, American financier When Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said was appointed Special Adviser to the Prime Minister last week, there was no hue and cry from...

Keeping the wolves at bay

I hate prejudice, discrimination, and snobbishness of any kind — it always reflects on the person judging and not the person being judged. Everyone should be treated equally. – Gordon Brown, former UK prime minister   Reap the rewards of...

The frame of things

In a world of colours and multiple shades, of different tones, sounds and musical scores, of the exotic and esoteric, and of the fantastic and the beautiful, we have traded it all for the blase, debased and the unimaginative. We...

Protect our kids against sex maniacs

Child abuse is a heinous and personally damaging crime; it is therefore incumbent on us to treat such matters with the utmost seriousness. – John Sentamu, retired Anglican bishop I have a question for our leaders, especially women representatives of...

So, you want to live past 100?

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. – Mark Twain, American author How long do you want to live? Forever? According to a new research, humans can probably live to at least 130,...

BOTTOM-UP DEVELOPMENT APPROACH NEEDED

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.— Harvey S. Firestone, American businessman So, the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob came and went. Like the other Malaysia Plans before this,...

The dustbin of history

Pitiful, isolated, bankrupt individuals, go where you belong from now on into the dustbin of history. – Leon Trotsky, Marxist revolutionary The stench from the dustbin of history of the British Empire will be unbearable if there is validity concerning...

Top king’s man leaves the building

His kind of music is deplorable, a rancid smelling aphrodisiac. It fosters almost totally negative and destructive reactions in young people. – Frank Sinatra, American singer Initially, I was hoping it was just a dream, but reality struck within seconds...

Sarawak Cancer Centre is a necessity

Cancer is only going to be a chapter in your life, not the whole story. – Joe Wasser,  medical doctor All of us will surely know someone — a family member, a friend or an acquaintance — who had succumbed...

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Addressing the importance of mental well-being at work

A company’s employees are its core to ensure a thriving business. As such, the mental well-being of every employee...