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Holding fast to our friends

Holding fast to our friends

IN of our history as an independent country, with the exception of the May 13, 1969, political upheaval, Malaysia has not known much by way of a real crisis with an international dimension.

Incorporating our maritime concern

Incorporating our maritime concern

A CHANCE meeting with a friend, Dr Rawindran Nair, who is residing in United Kingdom and teaching maritime economics and law at Cardiff University, gave me this idea on the importance of advancing our interest in the teaching and researching in our maritime resources.

Good leadership begins at local level

THERE are now millions of university graduates in Malaysia and the number is growing. It is assumed that university graduates have ideas and know what is going on around them and in the world.

History, not books, will judge Manmohan

History, not books, will judge Manmohan

PRIME Minister Manmohan Singh, now in the twilight of his tenure and 81, has been subjected to book-bashing. In less than a week, "disclosures" by two former aides that have been whispered for long anyway, have hurt his image.

There's a red moon out tonight

There's a red moon out tonight

LET'S talk about something cheerful. I nominate the apocalypse. You may not have noticed, but we survived an end-of-the-world moment again this week when a lunar eclipse made the moon look sort of reddish. This is known as a Blood Moon, and, in certain circles, it was seen as the start of something big.

 When Asean deliberates on Asean

When Asean deliberates on Asean

SHAPING THE FUTURE: For the Blue Economy concept to work, Asean needs to be regarded as one and not just in its constituent parts

Bridge plan shows Johor needs S'pore, vice-versa

IN the past, the relationship between Malaysia and Singapore has been one that harboured on an uneasy path despite the proximity of both countries.

Middle East is not the same old, same old

Middle East is not the same old, same old

RISING EXTREMISTS: A new generation in Israel and Palestine has no interest in making peace with each other

WTO setback for China

WTO setback for China

RARE EARTH EXPORTS: The Chinese government is adept at legal manoeuvres that may gain it time, even if the outcome is unchanged

If you can't beat selfie craze, join it

If you can't beat selfie craze, join it

ART FORM? Whether it’s an odious display of narcissism or not, selfies are here to stay

FAM may impose Perak Stadium ban

FAM may impose Perak Stadium ban

HOOLIGANISM: Perak FA to accept any sanctions by top body

South China Sea cooperation

South China Sea cooperation

DO NOT WAIT: It may be time to revisit opportunities for more joint activities, write Hasjim Djalal and Ian Townsend-Gault

A Russian retreat

A Russian retreat

RESTIVE: Russia is poised to dismember Ukraine despite sanctions

Esscom must push harder for Sabah security

Esscom must push harder for Sabah security

CONCERN: Calls grow louder for stronger action against those hiring illegals

The crusader of change

The crusader of change

ANTI-GRAFT: Kejriwal's AAP party is bent on wiping out current govt system

Finding a third option

Finding a third option

THERE is no sign to show that political violence in Egypt is abating. Political violence has become even more pronounced since the ouster of the democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, on July 3 last year.