The Personal Data Protection Act has come into force but there are many issues that still need to be sorted out.
By right, lawyers should not ‘cherry pick’ their clients but instead adhere to the ‘cab-rank rule’. It is a lawyer’s duty to the public to accept all work from all clients in courts.
Malaysia is not a hub for legal services in the region. The best minds are more interested in practising in other jurisdictions where the work and pay is better.
Social relationships may glitter like diamonds, but not all will last forever. And we need to accept that relationships that promise high benefits will also carry high costs.
We must strive towards a safer Malaysia, a nation where people can freely walk the streets and where criminals do not brazenly go about their activities – and where the adage ‘crime does not pay’ is foremost in people’s minds.
Hari Raya is essentially the only time where family members congregate and can finally be a unit. The compulsory balik kampung trips are also focal points where religious, political and moral discourse takes place.
The revolution in European football and politics bears testament to how it is possible for people to change old perspectives and embrace new philosophies in life, for the better.
To discharge its duty to inform the public on the law, the Malaysian Bar has to say what needs to be said.
Foreign tourists are more interested in our National Museum, Kellie’s Castle, pre-war and pre-independence buildings, the iconic Sultan Abdul Samad building and our first Prime Minister’s home.
Ideas voiced on race are often emotionally charged, over-simplistic and almost always unevenly dominated by certain groups. Many ordinary Malaysians have worsened the situation by taking sides, perhaps from a false sense of loyalty.
Much as Bruce Wayne wants to keep his alter ego a secret, it would be hard to do so what with everyone on the lookout for the iconic figure and his every move followed by frenzied Twitter and Facebook updates.