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A Preamble for our Constitution

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00

The Rukun Negara embodies the aims and principles which should guide our nation.



Probe fatal auto racing accident diligently

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00

SPEED kills. And when combined with a lack of thought and care, it kills needlessly and tragically. Sadly, this happened during a race in Kuantan on Sunday morning, when an out-of-control vehicle shot off the track, crashed through barriers and ploughed into spectators.


Media Files:
http://www.thestar.com.my/~/media/online/2016/09/25/12/20/gokart_accident_160925.ashx?crop=1&w=0&h=0&




What do the professionals want?

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00

Top of the list is clean and fair elections, in line with the one-person, one-vote principle.



Dr Mahathir tries to call the shots

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is living in a bubble if he thinks that his new allies in Pakatan Harapan are going to put up with his plan for the prime minister to report to him and his party on government policies.Having his say: Dr Mahathir speaking to his audience at the University of London.


Media Files:
http://www.thestar.com.my/~/media/online/2016/09/27/19/07/p8_main_2809nv_pg08o_nava_1.ashx?crop=1&w=0&h=0&




Challenge of information overload

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00

Human reasoning needs time to reflect and cultivate ideas but an overwhelming flood of information can be an obstacle to achieving this.



Vernacular schools not the problem

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00

AMONG those opposing vernacular schools, you can detect one umbrella argument that is continuously used by many parties. They say that the existence of vernacular schools is a threat to national identity and a hindrance to unity. Their fear is that this student segregation will lead to a fracturing of our society.



Leaders pledge action to control superbugs

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00

World leaders at the Summit of the UN General Assembly spoke on the need to save millions of lives by controlling the crisis of antibiotic resistance and adopted a landmark political declaration calling for global action.



No Sunday Starters this week

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 11:43:22 +08:00

There is no Sunday Starters this week. Soo Ewe Jin will be back next Sunday.



Dr M’s audience with the King

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad got his wish but he did not get his way when he met the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to hand over his Citizens’ Declaration.


Media Files:
http://www.thestar.com.my/~/media/online/2016/09/24/23/30/joceline-agong-mahathir-najib.ashx?crop=1&w=0&h=0&




Realities behind the wall

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +08:00

The fuss over measures to prevent illegal migration seems as out of touch with popular sentiments as it is with political platforms championing these measures.Heavy machinery and construction workers are seen along a motorway stretch in Calais as work continues to build a wall to secure the approach to the city from migrants trying to reach Britain, Calais, France. - REUTERS


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