Tuesday, 17 September 2019
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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...
As usual, cartoonist Zunar has captured succinctly in a picture (above) what might otherwise take a thousand words to describe. It is a battle between the new more inclusive Malaysia and the old Malaysia, where the politics of race...
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 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...
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...