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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...

Common-sense approach to defeating the Covid scourge

By Ahmad Faizal Since the detection of patient zero in Wuhan, the rapid unrelenting progression of this scourge since December 2019 has been the direct result of a failure in basic public health. This public health debacle was caused by the...

Malaysia needs new biosecurity law

Dr Noor Dzuhaidah Osman To date, there are countless movement control (MCO) order flouters facing court hearings, imprisonment and compounds. Are the MCO rules and regulations not strict enough for these flouters? The MCO related laws are the Prevention and Control...

Elections during an emergency

A hot button issue has cropped up concerning the holding of elections, if indeed one is constitutionally mandated, when a proclamation of emergency is in effect. There are various ways of looking at this issue for finding workable solutions. Article 150(2B)...

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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...