WE are all aware that excess is more often not a choice when dealing with unity and providing a fair platform for communities to live, work and stay together in a multi-racial country like ours.
I REFER to the increase in crime and the incidents of two German tourists who were robbed -- one at a park close to the federal police headquarters in Bukit Aman (June 6) and the other in Ipoh (June 9). We are embarrassed to hear of such things happening.
THE recent spate of accidents involving the construction industry is worrying. Steps must be taken to ensure a good image for the industry, especially in respect of contractors, sub-contractors and their employees.
I REFER to the Malaysian Linguistic Society on their claims that we need to respect the decision to teach Science in Bahasa Malaysia, simply because it will jeopardise the status of Bahasa Malaysia if reverted to English.
JUDGE Zamani Abdul Rahim, who recused himself from hearing a case at the Penang High Court concerning a young man's insulting behaviour towards the queen, was quoted as saying: "I am worried about the younger generation today.
I AM writing in response to the article "Respect Science in Malay decision" (NST June 16).
PERPETUAL PROBLEM: Local authorities and police must act against those who break the law to show they mean business
UNSIGHTLY SITUATION: Tighter enforcement of laws and stiffer penalties will improve country's image and quality of life
HEATED ARGUMENTS: Wakil rakyat from both sides of the divide spice up debates
NEVER-ENDING PROBLEM: Consumers should by now have learnt to be more resourceful before their taps run dry
STUNNING ELECTORAL WIN: Moderate Rowhani's victory signals the promise of a more open and democratic society for Iran
BACK TO THE GRIND: Members of parliament should exercise decorum and get on with the business of the day
Prisoners' exchange programmes will discourage foreign criminal elements from entering Malaysia
THE collapse of a lightning arrester pole in Penang recently was probably because of an error in its design. The pole was fitted with more than a dozen metal discs that served as a ladder for a maintenance technician to reach the lightning arrester on top of the pole.
THE threat by the opposition to boycott their swearing in at the Dewan Rakyat is a silly exercise. The Pakatan members of parliament were elected by the people to be in Parliament to represent the people. They were elected as a form of check and balance to the government.