Category Archives: Words of Wisdom

A recollection: What Raja Zarith shared with all in 2013

            by Raja Zarith Idris EDITOR’S NOTE: What Raja Zarith wrote in 2013 on her thoughts about Christmas and Christianity is even more relevant today than it was ever before. This was first published by The Star on Christmas Eve … Continue reading

Posted in Royalty, Words of Wisdom


There was a father who left 17 camels as an asset for his three sons. When the father passed away, his sons opened up the Will. The Will of the father stated that the eldest son should get 1/2 (half) … Continue reading

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The best (acting) prime minister

Mariam Mokhtar No one will dispute the filial piety and devotion shown by Tawfik, the eldest son of Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman, who was once called “The man who saved Malaysia.” Dr Ismail died in office, in his capacity as … Continue reading

Posted in UMNO, Words of Wisdom

Papa Don’t Preach

by Rathika Interview + Text Rathika Sheila + Ben Liew Images Choen Lee @ Bunny+Bear Pictures Venue Wondermama They say fathers are closer to their daughters. Could it be or maybe it’s just that fathers put more pressure on themselves … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest, Women's rights, Words of Wisdom

Owning A Canadian

Below is a brilliant and humorous response to the notion that the bible is the ultimate justification for any conflicting viewpoint in this day and age.  Owning A Canadian On her radio show, Dr Laura Schlesinger said that, as an … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, Words of Wisdom

Simple words with deep meanings

1] Prayer is not a “spare wheel” that you pull out when in trouble; it is a “steering wheel” that directs us in the right path throughout life. 2] Do you know why a car’s WINDSHIELD is so large & … Continue reading

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What is the problem?

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MCA urges Putrajaya to scrap Lynas plant

MCA has urged the federal government to bar Australia’s Lynas Corporation from operating its controversial rare earth refinery in Gebeng, near Kuantan. In a press release yesterday, MCA president Dr Chua Soi Lek said it was no longer a matter … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, NGO's, Words of Wisdom


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Kee Thuan Chye: The anti-bullshit crusader

By Stephanie Sta Maria Very little is capable of startling a veteran journalist with over three decades of writing under his belt. Unless it is being recognised on the street by strangers by virtue only of his recently produced work. … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Society, Words of Wisdom