STUDENT disciplinary problems continue to hinder learning. This is particularly prevalent in schools where enrolment reflects the complex mix of the local community.
THE letter "Love is all-encompassing" by Nor Shahid Mohd Nor (NST, Feb 20) was a good read. Loving God and all that He has created is the foundation of most religions.
"WEATHERING the storm" (NST, Feb 22) is a good article that explored the possibility of a transformation at Malaysia Airlines.
WHEN forestry is mentioned, the layman thinks of forests, logging and timber processing.
EDUCATION is an effective instrument of social engineering and has transformed us from an agrarian nation into a highly diversified one with a decent per capita income of US$10,000 (RM32,615) for its 30 million people over the past 57 years.
I AM non-partisan and only interested in the best for our people.
I REFER to the article "Achieving global peace through science" (NST, March 3).
ON Tuesday, a 5-year-old boy died of salmonella infection and 68 others were admitted to hospital for food poisoning.
COMPARE two industries: the independent power producers (IPP) and Tenaga Nasional Berhad, and the rubber planting industry, comprising mainly of smallholders who account for 94 per cent of the total rubber hectarage. The former emit carbon dioxide when burning fossil fuels while the latter help absorb the harmful gas.
I REFER to "Challenging start to TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) talks" (NST, Feb 23). Would it be corporate US versus corporate Japan that will take up the most space?