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Trusting the police

Trusting the police

EARLIER this week, while I was in the office alone in the morning, two uniformed police officers appeared outside our glass office door. One peered in. I looked up and smiled but my fingers were ready to sign in to Twitter if the police rang the doorbell. The officer who was peering in smiled back, […]

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Sri Lanka’s civil war

Sri Lanka’s civil war

A Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam vehicle with soldiers (© Ulflarsen; source: Wikipedia) THE plight of the Sri Lankan Tamils, the rising crime rate among the Tamil community, and Ponggal wishes dominated the Tamil press headlines during the week of 12 to 18 Jan 2009. Tamil newspapers have always reported on the ongoing civil war […]

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Local expert to study crime rate

PUTRAJAYA, 4 Dec 2008: The government intends to appoint an expert in criminal studies from a local university to do research on crime rate in the country. Home Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar said although the data from Interpol showed that the crime rate in Malaysia was lower than that in Japan, Korea and […]

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