Saturday, May 8, 2021

Featured Opinion

Our humanity, our identity

When common values are emphasised and when shared principles are highlighted, it is our common humanity that shines forth.

Scrapping UPSR, a long overdue move

While public exams are important, there is no need to burden and stress our children to the point that it impedes their personal growth.

The impact of abolishing UPSR for today’s students

Lessons should be fun and stimulate the students' interest to learn, across the divide and to the level that they want to achieve.

From flipping burgers to flipping the truth

Just as we stand with victims of oppression, we should also ask who are the oppressed and who are the oppressors?

Renewal of Convent Bukit Nanas lease, a just and proper move

The renewal of Convent Bukit Nanas' land lease is consistent with the government's policy for mission schools to have a role in nation-building.

Stop food wastage during Ramadan

Instead of wasting food, Muslims should remember that fasting is an act of worship, a way to become more compassionate to those in need, and a chance to get closer to God.

What #KerajaanGagal really means

To blame our government for failing to tackle the Covid-19 crisis and to perpetuate the use of '#KerajaanGagal' doesn't do justice to its many efforts.

A new norm for a healthier planet

The Covid-19 crisis demonstrates that systemic changes must be made to address the environmental drivers of pandemics.

High value, not high tech, will refresh investments

Malaysia’s new investment strategy to be announced this week must avoid the fundamental error that equates high tech with high value when social costs are not taken into account.

More explanation needed for ending Convent Bukit Nanas lease

The explanation given that the school is to be made a fully aided institution is neither convincing nor acceptable for one that has been operating on its own for 120 years.

Of Wangsa Maju weather and the Covid-19 pandemic

Unexpected disasters, chaotic disruptions, disorganised responses from authorities - the parallels are uncanny.

Remembering former US attorney-general Ramsey Clark

He spent decades in the struggle for human rights, both in and out of the government.

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