The elderly need a more efficient support system

Most Malaysians are proud of the fact that we have a 94-year-old prime minister who travels far and wide at a punishing pace to give noteworthy speeches or media interviews, makes his views known...

Harmony Under Threat

Extreme rhetoric on race and religion is gathering momentum, forcing even His Majesty, Seri Paduka Baginda Yang DiPertuan Agong, to express his concerns at the opening of the recent sitting of Parliament. Tensions appear...

Malaysia joins international community in condemning Sri Lanka bombing

KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia joined the international community in condemning the multiple blasts which shook Sri Lanka on Sunday, calling the attack a barbaric crime. In a statement, the Malaysian Foreign Ministry...

Malaysia’s new King calls for unity at parliament session

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia's new King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah called for national unity on Monday during his first parliamentary address. Abdullah, who was sworn in as Malaysia's 16th king in...

The Shape of Things to Come

  AT long last, a media council in Malaysia may be taking shape in a couple of months. The idea that such a body will effectively serve the interests of the local media industry has...

Blocks 19 and 20 chosen as exemplary group in U16

  WHOEVER said poverty is a vicious cycle should take another look at the residents of Blocks 19 and 20 in Pangsapuri Melati, Taman Bukit Subang, Shah Alam. In most low-cost flats, living conditions are bad...

Football legend walking the talk on unity

  FORMER national football player Datuk Santokh Singh hopes to see a Malaysia of yesteryear in the future, full of mutual respect, cooperation and togetherness. The legend said Malaysians have become individualistic and have forgotten to...

Yeoh: Vulnerable groups should be allowed to operate in neighbourhoods

DEPUTY Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh urged local communities to support vulnerable groups in their neighbourhood.  She said Malaysians should be more inclusive of non-governmental groups (NGOs), welfare homes and preschools...

The Point of Being Malaysian

In a modest village situated on the sandy shores of Terengganu, the production of ikan bilis has formed the livelihoods of most families for multiple generations. One of those families is the Ang family. Ang Yong Hock,...

Committing to preserve interfaith harmony

We, who represent the various religious communities of Malaysia hereby, affirm and renew our commitment to preserve and promote interfaith understanding and harmony in order to maintain the peaceful coexistence of our multi-religious population. We...