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The best holiday trip you made – an Open Speech

The best holiday trip you made – an Open Speech

The best holiday trip I have ever been on is a trip to Fraser’s Hill in Selangor. It was the school holidays and my parents had booked a bungalow atop the hill just one and a half hours’ drive from K.L. We started early in the morning by car. My brother, sister and I sat […]Read More »

Fruits are an important part of our diet – an Open Speech

Fruits are an important part of our diet – an Open Speech

Fruits are an important part of our diet. They contain minerals, vitamins, and fiber. There are a variety of fruits in many shapes and colors. There are local fruits and imported ones. The imported varieties are apples, oranges, pears and grapes. Some of these fruits have been cultivated locally .....

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The Worst Holiday I’ve Ever Had – an Open Speech

The Worst Holiday I’ve Ever Had – an Open Speech

I was looking forward to a wonderful holiday in the countryside with my cousins, grandparents and my favorite aunt, Ram. They lived in an old colonial bungalow that used to be the estate manager’s bungalow during great-granddad’s days. Dad sent me to the station to catch the train to .....

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Secularism in Indian Subcontinent

Secularism in Indian Subcontinent

The word ‘secular’ is used with reference to the Church. In the Middle Ages religion was the most dominant force and the State was more or less ecclesiastical (guided by the Church or the religious head). So secular means free from religious consideration. In India, it broadly means a non-com.....

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A hundred years from now, life will be much better than it is today – an Open Speech

A hundred years from now, life will be much better than it is today – an Open Speech

It is obvious that life will be better 100 years from now. As we advance in technology, we also have new solutions to age-old problems such as pollution, transport, medicine and treatment, food production, war, poverty, and energy production. The first worry is pollution of land, sea and air. The.....

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An awkward experience – an Open Speech

An awkward experience – an Open Speech

I was walking along the road to school one day and I met my friend Raine. He suggested that we skip school and go to the movies. I refused as my dad was very fierce and strict. After much persuasion, I gave in. There was a Will Smith movie on and I was a fan. […]

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St Xavier School in Malaysia

St Xavier School in Malaysia

My school, St Xavier’s, is legendary in Malaysia. It was founded in 1875 by a Christian brotherhood that belonged to the La Sallian order. It was called St Xavier’s, after the saint. It was an imposing school that had been reborn after the allied bombing of Penang during the Japanese .....

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Maintaining the old ways is better than embracing new ones – an Open Speech

Maintaining the old ways is better than embracing new ones – an Open Speech

My mother used to say that it was better in the old days. Now that I am grown and my mother is no more, I keep hearing myself saying that the old ways were better. Is it fact, or just plain nostalgia tempered with a little amnesia? In those days, I had to go to […]

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A day to remember – an Open Speech

A day to remember – an Open Speech

The cool crisp morning air still lingers in my memory, on that day when we climbed Mount Kinabalu. There were 30 of us from various faculties from the University. It was our first trip to Sabah, and for me, the first trip on an airplane. The cool crisp morning air still lingers in my memory, [&he.....

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Should mercy killing be practiced – an Open Speech

Should mercy killing be practiced – an Open Speech

Mercy killing is an issue that touches on social, legal, religious, and health matters. Mercy killing takes place when a person is terminally ill and has no chance of recovery. This patient’s life is then terminated by a predetermined way where a doctor or relative or authority gives medici.....

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Laughter – an Open Speech

Laughter – an Open Speech

I was watching the crowd going ‘Ho ho ha ha’ in a laughter yoga activity rather skeptically. I was not in the mood to laugh, especially with a crowd of strangers. But soon I was joining them in doing the one-meter laughter and the lion laughter, and from mere grimacing, I was genuinel.....

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The Speech On World Forestry Day

The Speech On World Forestry Day

A very Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening (Ladies and Gentlemen) to the Honorable Principal Sir/Madam, respected teachers, parents, seniors, and my dear friends/students, Warm Greetings to Everyone! Thank you all for taking out time and being present at this seminar session. Today, we are here to dis.....

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