MANY people blame vernacular schools for polarisation in the country. Although it is true to some extent, it is also attributed to the various types of schools existing in the country.
AS a product of the English-medium school system in the 1960s, I am excited at the calls to revive it, but at the same time, I am apprehensive.
IN a democracy, one cannot argue that a party which has lost the election but won the popular vote is the real winner. It is really a question of reality practised in many countries. Don't use popular vote to justify street demonstrations.
LAST week Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin commented that his aim was to bring the national football team to new heights and improve football administration.
THE Election Commission (EC) must be strict with political parties that have still not removed their polling materials, such as banners, posters, flags and bunting, in some areas.
SHOULD MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek resign from his post? Is he solely responsible for MCA's dismal result in the 13th General Election?
GREAT news that three Malaysians successfully reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 21. To Mohd Nasuha, Mohammad Ashraf Mohd Halim and Muhammad Hafizuddin, congratulations.
RECENTLY, a senior DAP politician in Perak tweeted that MCA, after being subservient to Umno, was now "subservient to the Sultan", following the appointment of an MCA member to Johor's state executive council at the direction of the Sultan, despite MCA's stand not to accept government appointments following its poor showing at the recent general election.
IN the letter "DAP and hudud" and "Say no to their stifling ways" (NST, May 3), the writer, Natasha Loo, had raised some issues which may correlate to the 13th General Election results.
THE Employees Provident Fund (EPF) refers to the letter by Rose Chan that was published in the New Straits Times on May 15 regarding the missing information of her EPF beneficiary from the data base.