EVERY year, the north-east monsoon season sees continuous rains that bring floods to Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang.
ANOTHER Christmas will be with us in about three weeks. Often, at this time, children, and even adults, make a wish for what they want for Christmas, usually in the form of gifts.
THIS is in reference to the recent hike in electricity tariff. Admittedly, we can't talk about electricity without discussing independent power producers (IPPs). Why have IPPs become the opposition's whipping boy to stir public sentiment in the last few decades?
MANY city dwellers are shocked at the hike in assessment rates by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL).
T HE hike in assessment rates in the city is a disservice to the public.
THERE will be long-term pension implications following the Selangor state assemblymen's pay hike.
WAY back in 2005, I had written to the New Straits Times to suggest that a permanent disaster relief fund be set up (NST, Feb 4, 2005).
SINCE the launch of the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2025 in September, I have read with interest the many comments and feedback from academicians, politicians, teachers and parents.
RESIDENTS in Hang Tuah Jaya, Malacca, and Selayang, Selangor, are concerned about restrictions imposed on dog owners by their respective local authorities.
IT is heartening to note that the Education Ministry will strive to elevate the ranking of Malaysian students in the Programme For International Student Assessment (PISA) from the bottom one-third to the top one-third within the next 15 years ("Improving PISA Rankings", NST, Dec 3).