Tag Archive | "Chinese New Year"

1Malaysia greetings: Spam or privacy violation?

1Malaysia greetings: Spam or privacy violation?

IT’S not every day that one gets a personal greeting from the prime minister via e-mail or SMS. But when Datuk Seri Najib Razak did just that to over five million Malaysians for Chinese New Year in February 2011, he got flak from the DAP in Parliament for imprudent use of taxpayers’ dollars. Another DAP […]

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Nasihat tentang Tahun Baru Cina

Nasihat tentang Tahun Baru Cina

AGAK rindulah juga saya terhadap sanak saudara dan kawan-kawan di tanahair setelah beberapa bulan saya bermastautin di London kerana melanjutkan pelajaran di peringkat sarjana. Untuk mengubat sikit perasaan rindu, saya rajin juga membaca tulisan kolumnis pujaan saya, Kak Nora. Saya mahu berkongsi di sini nasihat terbarunya untuk seorang pembaca yang serba salah tentang sambutan Tahun […]

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Sketches of a councillor

Sketches of a councillor

LOCAL council meetings can stretch on for four to five hours. Many issues arising from the non-adherence of the law by the previous government need the current administration’s attention. At times when the debate gets ridiculously long-winded or totally diverges from the topic at hand, I sketch. This drawing habit comes from my love for […]

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Criticising defections

Criticising defections

FOR the week between 2 and 8 Feb 2008, the political crisis in Perak overshadowed other issues in the Chinese media despite the community’s preoccupation with the Chinese New Year celebrations. The week also saw the passing of Chinese Malaysian educationist Datuk Sim Mow Yu, and the looming anxiety of mass retrenchments as a result […]

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21 road accident deaths yesterday

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 Jan 2009: Twenty-one people, 18 of them motorcyclists, were killed in road accidents throughout the country yesterday. This raises to 131 the number of deaths on the ninth day of the Ops Sikap operation launched to reduce road accidents during the Chinese New Year holiday period.  Bukit Aman public relations chief Supt […]

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How bazaar

How bazaar

(© How Wee Choon / Dreamstime) EACH festive season, the Petaling Jaya City Council, otherwise known by its Malay acronym MBPJ, gives out temporary licences to traders to sell festive goods in specially designated public car parks. This helps traders earn extra income, generate economic activity within the council’s borders, and add a festive cheer […]

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