THE subject of Asean culture has been in greater focus for the last six years, but ever since the coming into force of the Asean Charter on Dec 15, 2008, the subject of culture and its affiliated subjects have become more prominent as achievement pointers.
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MANY factors cause floods, and throwing rubbish indiscriminately could be one of them.
SELDOM does a visit by a United States president to the region attract more than the necessary attention. This time, however, Barack Obama's trip to the region -- covering South Korea, Japan, the Philippines and Malaysia -- is coming on for real for good reasons.
SPAD, the Land Public Transport Commission, has suspended the permits of 27 Transnasional express buses, all of them plying the east-north sector.
E VERY now and then, an express bus meets an accident and lives are lost. More often than not, investigations revealed that the drivers of these ill-fated buses were on drugs or not physically, emotionally or medically fit to drive.
I AM dismayed by the actions of some leaders of the Johor Baru Tionghua Association concerning the Tan Hiok Nee cultural street in downtown Johor Baru.
I REFER to Shashi Kumari's letter "Take pride in speaking it well" (NST, April 7) and wish to congratulate the writer for being patriotic in championing the cause of Bahasa Malaysia.
I WOULD like to commend the pilot and co-pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH192 for saving the lives of 166 people on board, including the cabin crew, on Monday.
HARDER does not mean harsher. It is time to make every aspect of our justice system harder and fairer in dealing with justice for those who have committed crimes.
FOR a public listed company that prides itself on being the "largest private healthcare service provider" with the biggest number of private hospitals in the country, the state of rooms at a hospital in Shah Alam leaves much to be desired.
I REFER to the letter "Welfare of civil servants safeguarded" (NST, April 3).
THE overwhelming crowd, both at the residence of the late Karpal Singh and the funeral procession, right up to the cremation of his body, speaks volumes of the man who served the people diligently not only as a lawyer but also as member of parliament and state representative.