WHEN winding up debate on the 2014 Supply Bill at the committee stage in Dewan Rakyat, Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz said his ministry could train taxi drivers to become tourist guides.
I AM writing on behalf of Telekom Malaysia Berhad customers who may be victims of a new computerised billing system generating non-existent charges.
I REFER to various articles in the newspapers regarding the issue of suicides in our country.
THE public, especially the middle- and low-income group, are scratching their head over the recent announcement that electricity bills will go up 14.98 per cent, or 4.99 sen to 38.53 sen per kWh, effective Jan 1.
M OST, if not all, of us have noticed that some people feel the need to impress others by using big words. Perhaps we might be guilty of it ourselves.
NEPOTISM, though improper and frequently frowned upon, is widely and openly practised by those in power.
T HERE is no fanfare or brouhaha about it. Yet, although bodybuilding may not be a mainstream sport in Malaysia, the achievements of some of its athletes do the country proud.
I couldn't agree more with Mena Jeyaram (Letters, Dec 3) about the lackadaisical way the Singapore authorities responded to claims it had spied on its neighbours -- Indonesia and Malaysia.
THE recent announcement to increase the electricity tariff is disappointing. It looks as if Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has again taken the easy way out by increasing the rates to cover its costs. Since it is a monopoly, I react with unhappiness whenever TNB announces its annual results in billions of ringgit. My reaction is: "So what?"
THE Natural Resources and Environment Ministry is concerned with the documentary on Al Jazeera's 101 East programme called The Return of the Lizard King.