Don’t let Chinese education becomes religion of Chinese society

Many years ago I wrote an article to depict my experiences and thoughts on learning Chinese, hoping to encourage more Chinese students not to simply give up the opportunity to learn their mother tongue. Circumstances change with the passage...

Johari: Why giving people headache? No GST on food items since the tax is minimal

(Petaling Jaya 20 June) Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari said since the Goods and Services Tax (GST) imposed on food items is minimal, he would not propose to the Cabinet to collect GST on food items. “I am...

The trouble is all about skin colour

To usher in Hari Raya Puasa, Watson Malaysia presented a video greeting which has backfired because of the negative elements of colour discrimination in its content. It comes under public attack accusing it of having senseless content, poor story...

Chinese consulate-general’s office donated twice to SMJK Heng Ee branch in promoting the relationship between China and Malaysia, says Wu Jun

Southwest Penang Island, June 19 – Chinese Consulate-General in Penang Wu Jun said the consulate-general’s office had donated twice to SMJK Heng Ee branch campus in Bayan Baru with the aim to render some assistance to Malaysia’s Chinese education...

Are people really concerned about politics?

Whenever we talk about the political situation in our country, many show they have sufficient knowledge and have their own views. But generally, they are a small group. Among the people, there are young and old, men and women...

Just collect the tax but don’t burden the consumers

The government has originally decided to increase the goods and service tax (GST) by imposing 6% for another 60 additional consumer food items starting from 1st of July 2017. After the news was spread on the social media, it caused...

Tan Seng Giaw’s posting on reduced greenery in Balik Pulau offers food for thought

(Penang 19 June) DAP Kepong MP Dr Tan Seng Giaw posted on his Facebook that he noticed changes at the Penang coastlines. Greeneries in Balik Pulau, south west of Penang have reduced. This raises concern and discussion. Tan, who...

Johor’s battle determine the fate of MCA in coming General Election, says Wee Ka Siong

(Johor Bharu, 18 June) Politicians are concerned whether a Malay tsunami will take place in Johor in the coming General Election after former Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin formed Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia. MCA Deputy President Datuk...

China’s consulate-general’s office in Penang to handle visa applications starting from 30th June

Penang, June 18 – China’s consulate-general’s office in Penang located at Bishop Street will handle the Chinese visa applications beginning from June 30. According to Wu Jun, Consul General of People’s Republic of China in Penang, the Chinese visa...

Chinese have become weeds dumped on roadside

The demolition by Selangor enforcement authorities of the two Chinese restaurants in “Lover’s Bridge” in Tanjung Sepat has shown to the Chinese in the whole country that enforcement officials of the Pakatan state government could be so heartless in...