Strong leadership needed to fight Covid-19

Strong leadership needed to fight Covid-19 By Joe Samad - April 5, 2020 8:00 AM It’s hard for Malaysians to keep a straight face when we become a laughing stock of the world, whether it’s about Auntie Anne’s hotdog or 1MDB. Lately, international TV news networks and comedians have been working overtime to make fun [...]

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No time to die

According to Donald Trump, who is eager to jump-start the US economy in an election year, the cure cannot be worse than the problem itself. Normalisation of the economy by Easter is wishful thinking going by the rate of infections in the US. Perhaps Trump should heed the makers of James Bond films, whose new [...]

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No time to die

According to Donald Trump, who is eager to jump-start the US economy in an election year, the cure cannot be worse than the problem itself. Normalisation of the economy by Easter is wishful thinking going by the rate of infections in the US. Perhaps Trump should heed the makers of James Bond films, whose new [...]

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Rock-solid oath

Historical artifact: A relocation ritual was held according to native customs when the oath stone was moved to safety at a permanent site after it was restored. The promises made by the then-Malayan government to Sabah when Malaysia was formed in 1963 were literally cast in stone — the historical boulder in Keningau which serves [...]

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Case closed on 20% oil royalty

Case closed on 20% oil royalty By Joe Samad - February 14, 2020 7:00 AM At a dialogue session organised by the Malaysian French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamd played down the state-federal tussle over the 20% oil royalty. The increase was promised to Sabah and Sarawak by the Pakatan [...]

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