KUIK CHENG KANG
Malaysia is a country any foreign visitor will spontaneously fall in love with, one which no one would want to leave, if given a choice.
As we are counting down to Merdeka and Malaysia Day celebrations, we must not allow extreme elements to undermine our multiracial, multireligious and multicultural society of moderation which we have built through decades of hard work.
When the Malays feel disenchanted by the prevailing political environment, PN’s Bersatu and PAS will come in naturally as an inviting alternative.
To fend off the endless racist and religious onslaughts from PN and Tun Mahathir, Anwar will need to prove his worth through good governance and development. Having fought his way against the odds to Putrajaya, Anwar must be insistent in the defense of the country’s diversity and have faith in its strength in facing the tough challenges from his monoethnic opponents in order to leave behind a laudable political legacy for the posterity.
It is hoped that everyone in this country will come to appreciate the significance of these invaluable attributes, and learn to respect one another’s differences.
The Green Tsunami has taken shape, and whether Malaysia will eventually turn green depends very much on how successful Umno reforms itself and whether the unity government can put up a good show.
Many people are asking who will be the kingmakers in the coming election. Very obviously the answer lies to the “east.”
My brief meeting with Lawrence Wong has reaffirmed my belief that it is utterly important for a country's leader to have a clear vision as well as capability and accountability.
In the worst case scenario, Ahmad Zahid might kick Ismail out of the party, although this may fatally rip up Umno.
We continue to see promoting greater national unity as our inherent responsibility in fostering a more harmonious, inclusive and prosperous Malaysia whose citizens can live together happily and in unity.
The maaf zahir dan batin spirit should not be a short-lived phenomenon that shows up only during Raya celebrations. It should be a vital concept that is thoroughly comprehended by all, readily transformed into meaningful actions, and conscientiously practiced in our day-to-day living.
For RM2, you are not only buying news information, but a legacy, a culture, a conviction, Chinese education and an undying passion for this land, too.
New alliances put up before GE15 will likely reshape Malaysia's post-election political landscape through their bargaining powers.
Malaysians irrespective of race have demonstrated the immense power of generosity and helpfulness in the Klang Valley floods way better than their leaders who are only good at mouthing racist trash.