SPOT-FIXING: This is not the cricket that Indians grew up playing and watching
MANY people blame vernacular schools for polarisation in the country. Although it is true to some extent, it is also attributed to the various types of schools existing in the country.
IN my lifetime, I have been robbed twice -- in 1982 and just last month. I was lucky to have survived both episodes. Perhaps that was why I was neither traumatised nor did I begin to play the blame game.
WHILE there is obviously still a lot to be done in order to bring the country's governance standards in line with international best practice, the government's response to the many major issues of public concern of the day in social, economic and political terms deserves our support.
CREATE AWARENESS: Combating the menace has to be a people's movement
AS a product of the English-medium school system in the 1960s, I am excited at the calls to revive it, but at the same time, I am apprehensive.
IN a democracy, one cannot argue that a party which has lost the election but won the popular vote is the real winner. It is really a question of reality practised in many countries. Don't use popular vote to justify street demonstrations.
The Royal Malaysia Police is neutral, acting first and foremost to maintain law and order
TUSSLE OVER EXCO POSTS: Leaders are jostling for the biggest slice of the state pie
ONE way President Barack Obama can begin to put the Internal Revenue Service scandal behind him is by proposing comprehensive tax reform. Beyond the usual Washington theatrics, the real problem is that the US tax code is unbelievably complicated, clocking in around 74,000 pages, with all rulings, regulations and other material.
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?