Hanif was 23 years old when he first served as Razak’s security detail in 1962, when they went to Bangkok to meet the then Thai foreign minister Tun Thanat Khoman to explain about Maphilindo, the proposed non-political confederation of Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.
I WOULD like to take this opportunity to once again urge all of us to renew our pledge and commitment and to continue fulfilling our responsibility to the community, people and our beloved country.
INCORRIGIBLE — that was what used to describe children with attitude. They were naughty, able to hotwire cars and take them for joyrides. When caught by the police, they end up in a reform school, like the Henry Gurney School in Melaka for boys. Wayward girls, meanwhile, had their own reform establishment.