Tuesday, November 2, 2021

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‘JANGAN LAWAN TOWKAY’

A consummate politician, Masing fought to the very end for his ideals “Don’t look down on my party members. If I go, they’ll surely be able to take care of themselves. For some reason, this statement was like a sign that...

Amend relevant law now to protect the disabled

By Datuk Seri Ang Lai Soon Many charities and voluntary organisations across the world have been suffering in this unprecedented crafty pandemic. Almost the entire world is paralysed by the invisible enemy. Fortunately for the Sarawak Cheshire Home, our supporters, the...

Undi18: Birth pains or electoral gains?

Nattering nabobs of negativity predict and prophesy about the effects, side-effects and after-effects of granting Undi18 rights. This became a national talking point when five youths filed a petition in court questioning the government’s delay in implementing the law...

Charismatic Leadership: Driving success and prosperity

No one disagrees that good leadership is key to organisational effectiveness and social and economic prosperity. But the one-million-dollar question is — what makes for a good leader? If you were to ask Top HR professionals in global organisations what...

You Are Your Worst Enemy: The Lesson of Nauru

THE attempt to understand human nature or the nature of the human being, has been a central focus of thinkers and philosophers for centuries, and the subject continues to provoke lively philosophical debates, continuing into modern times. The rather timely...

Reshaping political campaigning

By Mohammad Sardon Zainal Political campaigns are essential to mobilise support for any candidate contesting in elections. Candidates who have large followers, can undeniably do quite well with digital politics. With a good digital infrastructure, candidates can connect with their supporters...

No, No! … We’re far from a failed state

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad celebrated his 96th birthday on July 10. The Pejuang president prayed for Malaysia — that all parties will work towards making the country fully developed. His prayer couldn’t have come at a better...

How to resuscitate a failed pandemic response

BY AWANG BOLKIAH ALI To determine an effective solution to our current predicament of a stubborn and sustained Covid-19 new case level, one must first have the humility to accept the fact that the hodgepodge strategy of misconceived half measures...

ART project of Sarawak should not be stopped

By Yusuf Mustanir ART (Autonomous Rapid Transit) project is one of the many initiatives undertaken by the GPS government under the proactive and innovative leadership of Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Abang Openg, Unfortunately, there are some politicians who...

Muhyiddin: One year of success as PM

By Dah Ikhwan He came in at an extraordinary time, only welcomed by a new pandemic that by now has ravaged the world at such a speed unimaginable, including Malaysia. The last time the world saw such a phenomenon was one...

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Words that now boggle the mind

My biggest weakness is my sensitivity. I am too sensitive a person.—  Mike Tyson, boxer It does happen in other...