I RECENTLY visited the Sungai Kelamah memorial in Gemencheh, Negri Sembilan, which commemorates a battle between Japanese forces and a detachment of Australians defending at the Gemencheh bridge on Jan 14, 1942.
DEPUTY Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has stated that the nation's progress and development lies in the ability of teachers to unite the young by encouraging them to inculcate Rukun Negara principles.
IT was reported recently that the Pas spiritual leader had supplicated to God to destroy Umno and Barisan Nasional.
HAVE we destroyed the intrinsic value of Moral Education (ME) subject and made it so simplistic that it has become one-dimensional?
IT is common these days to see people driving old and new cars with heavily tinted windows and windscreens.
THE 13th General Election is over. It was fought bravely without casualty. We salute the citizens of Malaysia for electing the candidates and party they trust will manage the country in the best interests of the people.
THE national flag of Malaysia consists of 14 horizontal red and white stripes (along the fly) of equal width, representing the equal membership in the Federation of the 13 component states -- Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Sabah, Sarawak, Selangor and Terengganu, and the Federal Government.
MY wife had a fever on the night of May 16. I took her to a clinic in Jalan Pudu. After treatment, the clinic staff said the bill was RM150. I gave her two RM50 notes, two RM20 notes and one RM10 note.
THE success of a nation does not depend solely on its skyscrapers, modern public amenities, high-tech industries or increased per capita income but also on its value system.
I READ the article "The challenges faced by foreign spouses" with great interest and wish to share my opinion on the matter. Firstly, I feel that it is appropriate that the Immigration Department has made it difficult for foreigners to obtain Malaysian citizenship.