Last week’s tag: #WhatMerdekaMeans

Whether you are a student or a businessman, Merdeka unites people from all walks of life because it is when we celebrate the independence of this nation. But as we never fail to celebrate Merdeka in one way or another, do we stop and ask ourselves, what does Merdeka really mean to us? This year […]

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What does Merdeka mean?

IT’S been five-and-half decades since we started celebrating Hari Merdeka, and much has changed since. These days, we tweet about Merdeka, we blog about it, we change our avatars to celebrate it. We party, enjoy the public holiday and take part in the usual flag-waving gestures – but does Merdeka still mean anything to us? […]

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Grabbing hold of #Merdeka

By DAVID LIAN   When I was about nine, a trip to the “Pusat Sumber” (resource centre) in school was a real treat not to be missed. So whenever the teacher asked us to “go outside and line up”, we would hurriedly do so, eagerly awaiting whatever video was about to be shown to […]

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