On mummy’s scholarship

MY friend Elizabeth sent 1,000 to 1,500 Aussie dollars a month for living expenses to her daughter to see her through university in Australia. When Elizabeth learned from the newspapers a Mara-sponsored student, Tun Muhammad, had been allocated NZ$1,100 per... more »

In search of the Beautiful Lotus

SHE distanced herself from her classmates, and in the most secretive and swiftest way, finished off what was in her lunch box without leaving a crumb, and continued with her studies. We (her classmates) were happily taking peeps at each... more »

Enlarge their territories

AUSSIE Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s immediate apology to political editor of News Corp media Samantha Maiden for calling her a “mad witch” might well be something our politicians and high officials in the civil service could learn from. If anything,... more »

Something still remains

AS I sat in my house writing this piece, I was ready to usher in the New Year. Two birds were playing ‘fly-and-seek’ on my balcony. They have been my frequent visitors ever since I started leaving some grains for... more »

In the meantime

GERMAN author Helmut Thielicke said on New Year’s Eve we learned something about time we could never learn in any other way. He added that the reason we experienced time so utterly differently at this midnight hour than we did... more »

One heart, mind and soul

AT his Gawai Open House in June 2014, Parti Raykat Sarawak (PRS) president Tan Sri Dr James Masing first talked of the possible merger of the minds between three Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP), Sarawak... more »

A new beginning

ADDING to the 45 actions and principles he has taken and implemented since becoming Chief Minister 21 months ago, Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem has blazed another progressive trail by giving the nod to state government departments and agencies... more »
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