Stories from Opinion

  • 7 years ago

    Royalty or commoner: No one is above the law

    FEB 11 — Let’s not kid ourselves. The ‘high ranking’ Johor FA official allegedly linked to the Larkin Stadium tunnel bust-up is Johor FA president Tunku...

  • 7 years ago

    We are a ‘sick’ nation

    FEB 5 — Everybody wants to be hero. They are eager to implement changes, big plans to fulfil bigger agendas with politics laced all over their scheme. While the majority go...

  • 7 years ago

    Forget ‘likey-likey’ massages; we need real physios

    FEB 4 — You hurt your knee while on the golf course or during a game of futsal. You head to a centre that claims to offer physiotherapy only to find a young foreigner to...

  • 7 years ago

    Dear Anwar, drop the CNY drama

    JAN 29 — Here is a drama that would be “screened” in Kajang soon. But it is no Chinese New Year blockbuster that most of us are looking forward to. In fact,...

  • 7 years ago

    Forget outsourcing, get our varsity students in

    JAN 28 — It was an interesting Friday night in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Petaling Street, or better known as Chinatown, was brightly lit ahead of the...

  • 7 years ago

    Pekeliling flats: Memories are made of these

    JAN 24 — It was built in 1967, way before my time. But it was the place I grew up in the 80s. The Tuanku Abdul Rahman flats, better known as the Pekeliling Flats or...

  • 7 years ago

    Give us back the balloon, Mr Mayor

    JAN 22 — It was a sensor that detected rising waters. The siren would sound and a big balloon would gradually rise, alerting residents and motorists of possible flood in the...

  • 7 years ago

    Forget about dramatic officials

    JAN 21 — They rallied the crowd to cheer them on during the match and rightfully gave badminton enthusiasts something to cheer about. Goh V Shem and Lim Khim Wah defeated...

  • 7 years ago

    Why should I pay more for a teh-o kosong suam?

    JAN 15 — Teh-O kosong suam. When translated, it means warm tea, without milk and sugar. It’s a drink I usually order when I am at a mamak restaurant. But I have an...

  • 7 years ago

    Changes, things will always be the same

    JAN 14 — When something is not doing well, we introduce changes. When something is doing well, we implement more changes. Even when nothing is happening, we will still say...

  • 7 years ago

    I’ll keep singing Allah sayyaan

    JAN 8 — He is often seen in dark robes, colourful beads and a messy turban. With his rugged look and armed with a one-string lute, Sain Zahoor is not your ordinary street...

  • 7 years ago

    A Frenz-ly advice to FAM

    JAN 7 — Is it right for the national team to don the colours of another even for a one-off friendly match? That seems to be the question raised by many after watching Frenz...

  • 7 years ago

    Do the right thing, Khalid Ibrahim

    DEC 31 — The Selangor government announced in May it had reserves touching RM2.8 billion. During the tabling of the 2014 Budget at the Selangor state assembly last month,...

  • 7 years ago

    Education could use ‘em sin money

    DEC 25 — Sin taxes to fund education? Why not? The idea, that 20 per cent of sin taxes be channelled to Chinese schools, was mooted during the MCA general assembly over the...

  • 7 years ago

    Why celebrate mediocrity?

    DEC 24 — The Malay Mail celebrated its year-end bash in Bangsar last Friday. For a brief moment, it turned out to be a mini-gathering of sports journos. Leading the pack was...

  • 7 years ago

    Surviving without race-based parties

    DEC 18 — It is a blurred and confusing line. On one hand there are numerous efforts and slogans coined to boost unity. At the same time, major political parties are divided...

  • 7 years ago

    Snooker needs a hero

    DEC 17 — I was tempted to write about the National Football Development Programme workshop starting tomorrow. Instead, on Sunday night I came across a picture...

  • 7 years ago

    What ails uncaring doctors?

    DEC 11 — You sit in front of the doctor. With a sympathetic look, much like a puppy starving for attention, you hope the doctor comforts you. Without eye contact, the doctor...

  • 7 years ago

    Matter of life and death

    DEC 10 — It was supposed to be a weekend where Josiah Ng was to enjoy some fajitas and buritos. Instead, all it took was a nudge for the national cyclist and two other...