Category Archives: The Way I see it

Allah or God?

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 — An influential US Muslim scholar has urged the Malaysian government to stop barring non-Muslims from using the word “Allah” to refer to God, labeling the decision a “tragic mistake.” Writing in the online newspaper The … Continue reading

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Of cemeteries and neighbors

I have decided to link today’s blog to an article on “Quirkiness of life in Japan, even in cemeteries”, written by Sarah Mori, a fornightly Star columnist,  whom I got to know through blogging. Since it is in line with the tagline of … Continue reading

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Slapping incident

22 primary school pupils slapped for failing to turn in their homework – quote. How to discipline students? During my days in school in the 60s and 70s discipline is taken very seriously. With 40-45 students in a class to … Continue reading

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