NEWLY appointed Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's firm assurance that his ministry will take action against those who do not adhere to the law on rallies is timely.
I HAVE voted in eight general elections. I am educated only up to a diploma level and I'm one of those who benefitted from the government's policies then and now. I am not a member of any political party, but I am friendly to all.
I concur with the sentiments of both Hussaini Abdul Karim and C.G. Tiong (Letters, May 16) who wrote on how to improve our education system.
THE election fever, which gripped the nation from the day Parliament was dissolved, ended on May 5. The results brought relief to many of us.
THE polls are over, therefore, all elected representatives should buckle down and serve the rakyat instead of organising or participating in useless public rallies.
ONCE again there are calls for a single-stream school system (national schools). And, as expected, voices of disapproval are heard ("Call to abolish vernacular schools against Federal Constitution", NST, May 13).
"IT'S hard to digest that only 10 per cent of the uniformed personnel support Pakatan," an NST report on May 18 quoted Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as saying. It's obvious that the opposition leader is clueless about the uniformed personnel's code of conduct.
TOLERANCE: There have been attempts through recent high-profile events to erode the existing goodwill among us
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GOSSIP AND RUMOURS: If a system is non-transparent, information of any kind carries a high value
CAUTIONARY TALE: Those who spread online rumours are like the boy who cried wolf
GENTLEMANLY: Datuk Abdul Ghani Othman would rather let his record as Johor MB speak for itself
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Top priority for elected representatives should be to serve the people
OF late, much has been made of the term "popular vote", or the actual number of ballots cast by voters in an election.