THE recent deaths at the Future Music Festival Asia (FMFA) has brought forth a number of questions on substance abuse and its correlation to electronic dance music (EDM), unwittingly drawing an ugly eye towards the latter. But let's review this situation here. Are we submitting ourselves to the fallacy of reductio ad absurdum?
THE deaths of six young people from drug overdose at the Future Music Festival Asia in Bukit Jalil has led to the cancellation of electronic dance music (EDM) raves in the country.
DESPITE our hectic schedules, it is necessary for us to spare a little time and ask what we need to do to deal with the environmental threats facing the Earth.
THERE are many ways to manage inflation by doing away with free gifts for purchases. While shopping, one cannot help but notice that many supermarkets and hypermarkets often give gifts with purchases. Although gifts such as plastic containers and ceramic wares are useful, it is not always practical to be giving them to all customers.
IN the wake of the tragic accident that killed outstanding lawyer and politician Karpal Singh, I hope the government will undertake to improve safety on the country's highways without delay.
ON April 16, I watched an interview on BBC that the former British Ambassador to Russia gave.
WHEN Lord Denning passed away at 100, the Commonwealth world grieved, but shared the joy of his justice legacy: to uphold justice without fear and favour. England lost a pioneering figurehead in judicial activism.
I WOKE up yesterday morning to read that Karpal Singh had died in an accident, bringing an end to a life who had given so much to the nation, not only in the political arena, but also in the courts of law, where he argued and saved many from the gallows.
THE sudden demise of Karpal Singh is a sad day for the nation.
IREFER to Dr Ahmad Ibrahim's article "Rethink cutback in R&D funds for varsities" (NST, April 7). I agree with him about ensuring enough money for varsities to conduct research, as this is a form of long-term investment for all institutions of higher learning. Research and development is what makes these institutions different from schools.