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Here's something that some ex-Xaverians found out when they attended a reunion bash: St Xavier's Institution in Penang is probably the oldest surviving formal school in the land. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvoJyy_shTM?rel=0] The year 1852 inscribed on the school building is...
By reportedly warning that a group of protesters would turn up again in Chinatown today to demand whatever, Jamal took a step too far. Things happened quickly after that. China's ambassador to Malaysia Dr Huang Huikang took the unprecedented step...
(The singer above is Majida El Roumi Baradhy, a Lebanese soprano and UN Goodwill Ambassador.) A good friend of mine shared with me his Christmas homily. I thought it was too good to keep to myself; so I am sharing...
Here's something our politicians can learn from Kelantan Mentri Besar Niz Aziz, who lives in a simple wooden house. Farish Noor describes his encounter with the simple politician who still uses the same type of ballpoint that he saw him...
Many people are worried about what's going to happen on Wednesday, 16 September. The Black Shirts All attention is on Himpunan Rakyat Bersatu, reportedly organised by Persekutuan Silat Kebangsaan Malaysia (Pesaka). (Or is it now Himpunan Perpaduan Rakyat. Whatever.) It...
The new archbishop of KL, Julian Leow, has said his priority is towards the 4 Ls: the Lost, the Last, the Least and the Little. Julian Leow's maiden speech: It is with humility and meekness that I accept this appointment...
The following statement was released with the launch of Harapan Baru at a hotel in KL yesterday. What do you think? Does it really bring about new hope? I believe this new entity/movement provides a platform for a more...
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This is the scene at Padang Merbok, where some 50,000 are attending a rally in support of Hadi's bill. Suasana terkini di Padang Merbok yang dibanjiri peserta himpunan. –Foto Sinar Harian pic.twitter.com/Rpglns0alN— SinarOnline (@SinarOnline) February 18, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Mind you, this...
When news broke that Subromaniam Tholasy had been appointed the new director general of the Royal Malaysian Customs, not a few Malaysians, especially those from minority groups, cheered. After all, it is rare to see someone from a minority...

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