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.
CONFLICT-RIDDLED PKR is keen to hold back its party elections, supposedly to let it recover from the fierce electoral battle fought with political opponents in the just concluded national polls.
THE demise of the Roman Empire resulted from a combination of strategic overreach and excessive delegation of security responsibilities to newcomers. Without making undue comparisons, the question for the United States today is whether it can remain the world's leading power while delegating to others or to technological tools the task of protecting its global influence.
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.
TRADITIONALLY, women's presence in politics and nation-building has always been limited. Although 60 per cent of university students are female, women are not actively involved in politics. Malaysian politics still remain male-dominated.
Some Malaysians are doing the country proud while others throw the future away
BOTH Malaysia and the Philippines have just gone through national elections with the status quo obtaining, more or less, in both instances.
THE remerging of the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) is based on the principal rationale and faith that the one ministry will align the philosophies, programmes and projects of the education sector to achieve vision 2020. A strong education sector with a great knowledge and learning society will create the momentum of development beyond 2020 to meet all kinds of local and global challenges.
WHEN I told friends that I've scaled Mount Kinabalu twice, many exclaimed that I must be fit and enjoy the outdoors very much.
IT is time to put politics aside and focus on something more important -- our children. Adults have had their "fun" in the political arena for the past few months. The 13th General Election (GE13) is over. Accept the results and move on.