Some Malaysians have once again reared their ugly heads, with Netizens taking to social media to post all sorts of crude comments following two recent incidents that have shocked the nation.
The Meteorological Department reported that Kedah would get 20 per cent more rain this month and next month because of the current northeast monsoon.
SABAH recorded its highest number of tourist arrivals last year. There were 3.427 million visitors, who spent an estimated RM7.25 billion based on receipts generated.
SMUGGLING is a perennial problem at the borders of many countries, including Malaysia.
BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May was one of the first few world leaders to have been received by the new United States president in Washington.
AS far as breaking glass ceilings for Saudi women are concerned, the appointments last week of Sarah Al-Suhaimi as the first female chairman of the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and Rania Mahmoud Nashar as the first female chief executive officer of a Saudi banking major, Samba Financial Group, cou
The unfolding story reads like a John le Carré spy novel, but surprisingly, it’s not fiction. It’s all real.
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One week — that is probably the lifespan of a public outcry in this country. Look around you. Is there any more emotional outpouring about last week’s 3am incident in Johor Baru?
Will the Selangor football team rise to become a force again in Malaysian football? Will we see the Red Giants winning games, titles and cups the way they did before?
The story about a mob of Arab men rampaging through the well-heeled streets of Frankfurt and sexually assaulting German women as they went, must have been irresistible — so irresistible that Bild, a popular newspaper, published it early this month with little scrutiny.
Two weeks ago, florists were very busy indeed stocking up and selling flowers. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation in the United States last year, 36 per cent of Americans bought flowers for Valentine’s Day, spending US$1.9 billion (RM8.4 billion).
ASIDE from grief-stricken family members, what is often left behind in the aftermath of tragedies these days is hard evidence in the form of photos and videos of these unfortunate events.
KUDOS to the Terengganu Health Department for its proactive approach in containing the spread of dengue and Zika virus by Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes.
BY now, it is settled wisdom that we are witnessing the rise of radical forces on the left and right around the globe. Populists of both varieties, who share a disdain for globalisation, are energised and certain that the future is going their way.
INDIAN magazine The Week caricatured the 1987 India-Sri Lanka Agreement in mythological terms: “Ravana need not kidnap Seeta to get Rama to invade Lanka — a mere pact is enough!”
A SWEDISH official has a novel proposal to improve work-life balance and lift the local birthrate: give municipal employees an hour-long paid break each week to go home and have sex.
THE 21st century is touted to be the Asian Age and this could be defined through the eyes of two nations leading the new global space race.
MANY factors which caused uncertainties in the global economy over the past two years are expected to continue.
A PAIR (or two) of comfortable shoes. An umbrella. Extra power bank. Barrels of caffeine. Sunglasses to hide the eyebags.
THE permissibility in Islam of organ and tissue transplant and blood donation is supposed to be a settled issue here in Malaysia and elsewhere in the Muslim world, yet questions keep arising on whether this is also permissible between Muslims and non-Muslims.
IN a world filled with excess food, 20 million people are on the brink of famine, including 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death.
THE Malaysian government can consider exercising its rights under Article 9 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 1961 of “Persona Non Grata” against any foreign individual, including those who are enjoying diplomatic immunity, if there is a clear violation of our laws committed by those
Here we go again with the blame game after eight teenagers lost their lives in a horrific accident in Johor Baru early Saturday morning. Why do we do that?
There is a saying — there is no business like show business. Now we have “there is no news like Trump news”.
Strata law in this country began five decades ago as a small part of the National Land Code 1965 — Part Nine, Chapter 1, Sections 151 to 157, 161 to 163, 355–374 (subdivision of buildings and issuance of subsidiary titles). The code came into force on Jan 1, 1966.
Hobbes, an English philosopher, in his 1651 book Leviathan, argued that if left to fend for himself in nature, the life of man would be “nasty, brutish and short”. So, the role of the government is to protect life.
PERHAPS for the first time in history, organisations are having to deal with teams that consist of people who are from the Baby Boomer Generation (1943 to 1960); Generation X (1960 to 1981); and Generation Y (1982 to 2001), all having to work together.
Dearest Tun Dr Mahathir,
CAN we handle a foreign workers’ day off in Malaysia? I am not too sure — I foresee chaos, confusion and disarray as families, businesses and the government try to figure out where things are and how they work. And, of course, all the mamak restaurants will be closed for the day!
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