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Whither Malaysia: Where do We Go from Here? A Wish-list for Fundamental Correction

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Malaysia is a one of a kind unique and a rare gem of a nation. A melting pot of infinite ingredients and mixed culture. We are a mixture of various races, speaking a plethora of different languages. This beautiful country is what blends us all together, coalescing all strengths and weaknesses. Here we are at Asia’s southernmost tip, the only …

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The Myth of the Rich and Poor

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The Myth of the Rich and Poor “They are simply lazy” “His father is a Tan Sri” “He knows someone from the inside” “I made it purely out of effort; I worked hard to get where I am today” These are some typical expressions that are sure to be heard in coffee chats, every time the topic of rich and …

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Volunteerism and The Third Sector as an Agent of Democracy

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Every 5th of December since 1985, millions of volunteers across the globe celebrate the International Volunteers Day.  This auspicious day is designated by the United Nations to mark the contributions of many voluntary organisations worldwide. During the recent celebration, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gave a profound message; crediting significant volunteer contributions to both economic and social development. “Founded on the values …

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