GENIUSES of the past were not born out of a technocratic education system, but of a desire to explore. They were not minted, but inspired.
KUDOS to Malaysia Airlines for stepping in to assist a mother and her daughter who were not allowed to board a flight from Ho Chi Minh as the girl purportedly had chicken pox.
THE Teachers Day celebrations this year reminded me of a very dedicated teacher at Hu Yew Seah school in Penang in 1968.
I REFER to the report "Beware of DAP cyber troopers", (NST, May 2). This report came three days before polling.
THE data on the performance of the Malaysian economy from January to March this year has been released. Had it not been for the thriving performance of domestic demand, the economy would have slipped further from the average market expectation.
I READ with extreme concern the latest incident in Terengganu where the roof of a village mosque came crashing down. Fortunately, there were no injuries or fatalities.
CONGRATULATIONS Datuk Seri Najib Razak for leading Barisan Nasional to victory at the 13th General Election.
LIVELIER: Some expect fireworks in new state assembly as opposition now has more seats
MISBEHAVING: Overcrowding on the road can bring out the worst in behaviour of our motorists
HOW TO RULE? A trip to Yemen, Syria and Turkey is illuminating, but also raises many questions
HORIZONTAL ACCOUNTABILITY: Vital to ensure checks and balances in our institutions for the smooth functioning of our democracy
NO ENDORSEMENT: Despite its show of support for Taiwan, China has not endorsed the four demands Taiwan has made of the Philippines
CHILD PROTECTION: Malaysians do not accept paedophilia but a lot of them do not seem to view child marriage as a serious crime
Selangor govt is endangering the people by politicising the water problem
OVER the past few days, Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim has been training his guns on his former comrades in the opposition camp.