GLOOM: There are no easy and obvious solutions to the party's predicament, which is possibly why it has dragged on this long
THE Malaysian Historical Society (MHS), officially founded in 1953, is the scion of the world renowned Straits/Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, in existence over 120 years ago.
FIRM STAND: Coming clean and taking responsibility for their mistakes
IT pains me to see the suffering endured by those affected by the floods. Many have lost nearly everything when their houses were inundated. Having to start anew can be traumatic.
The game changer should appeal to more Malaysians generally
SOLUTION: Government-to-government processing will help reduce abuse and exploitation
AN airport limousine driver in Dhaka recently told a group of journalists covering Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's visit to Bangladesh that Malaysians were lucky.
IT was noted in one of my earlier articles outlining Wisma Putra's conduct of the country's international relations and diplomacy in recent years of perceived shortcomings and shortfalls in the performance of our diplomats.
WITH Visit Malaysia Year 2014 (VMY 2014) just around the corner, I hope all Malaysians will support this national event with as much verve and spirit as we did when the grandest tourism event was first held in 1990.
I REFER to the letter "Officers turned into toothless tigers" (NST, Dec 18) by N.D. Nayagam, a retired chief health inspector. I sympathise with the writer, whom I believe was a dedicated civil servant.
IT looks like the sky is going to open up again and rain cats and dogs in many parts of the country.
I REFER to the letter by Thomas Zacharia George, "Town needs a new, better one" (NST, Dec 18).
I REFER to reports where four Customs officers were among 11 people arrested for their alleged involvement in two international syndicates that smuggled in RM14 million worth of drugs into Malaysia through Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).
THE first wave of the floods has ended, but relief agencies and people in the east coast are preparing for the next wave, which may happen sooner than expected.
THE world's trade structure has changed dramatically over the last decade, with China having replaced the United States last year as the biggest trading nation.