Category Archives: On the Beat

Drama down south

Topsy-turvy: Heng (right), here with fellow 4G leader Chan Chun Sing, disrupted Singapore’s well-choreographed leadership succession plan when he announced his decision to step down to make way for a younger candidate. — AFP/Ariffin Jamar/The Straits Times A nation known […] Continue Reading

Smear campaign serving

Beautiful diversity: Today, there are 25 million Muslims living in China. Here, Muslim devotees are praying at the Nanxiapo Mosque in Beijing to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri. — The Star The US has found the world order quickly shifting and […] Continue Reading

Apparently, honourable individuals are rolling off the assembly line these days

Keeping track: Council of Federal Datuks Malaysia president Datuk Awalan Abdul Aziz showing the special card issued to people conferred Datukship titles by the Yang DiPertuan Agong at a press conference on March 8. There have been calls to have […] Continue Reading

Economy SOS

Kickstarting the economy: As Malaysia opens up and work from home comes to an end, many busy urbanites need domestic workers’ help around the house as well as to care for their kids or elderly parents. — TIMES are […] Continue Reading

Synergised solution

THE announcement that private hospitals in Kuala Lumpur and Penang are set to become Covid-19 vaccination centres is a step in the right direction. They would be able to supplement the government’s effort in rolling out the vaccination exercise faster. […] Continue Reading

Guessing game over Tan Sri drug lord

IT’S a shocking revelation – Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said many times that several individuals, including those with “Tan Sri”, “Datuk Seri” and “Datuk” titles have been identified as the masterminds behind more than five drug syndicates in the […] Continue Reading

Ready to rumble

Always ready: Election Commission staff Nelly Golor making the final preparations during the Sabah polls in September last year. Now, many are betting that the general elections will be held by August this year. PREPARATIONS for the next general election […] Continue Reading

A shot in the foot

Why illegitimise a legal trade and legitimise an illegal one by doing what’s obviously counter-productive? EVERYTHING in Malaysia seems to be politicised. Nothing is missed and as the nation heads towards a possible general election by August, the situation has […] Continue Reading

Dressed for success

Surging forward: If oil continues to stay at US$60 per barrel, it will bring Malaysia additional revenue of RM5.4bil that will shore up our balance sheet. — Filepic/Petronas IT’S the Chinese New Year, so it’s important we kick off the […] Continue Reading

Jab and a job done

APPARENTLY, the fastest way for some Bursa-listed companies to jack up their share prices is to suggest they have received the green light to supply Covid-19 vaccines to Malaysia. And we’re not even talking about a mere memorandum of understanding […] Continue Reading