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IKIM Views

Rights of children in Islam

Protecting our offspring means helping them to fulfil their true potential.

A Humble Submission

Rights of a child suspect

What are the rights of a child who is being investigated for a crime?

The Bowerbird Writes

Nature’s ruin is Earth’s death knell

AT THE Asean Dialogue session during last week’s Pangkor Dialogue, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar did not mince words when he spoke about environmental degradation.


Message that ignited a thousand rumours

An SMS from the Umno secretary-general had everyone jumping up and down thinking that Parliament was about to be dissolved but it turned out to be an announcement of the return of the man known as ‘Mike Tyson’.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

The withdrawal method

How effective is the withdrawal method in preventing pregnancy and transmission of infectious diseases?

On The Beat

Malaysian Hospitality, it’s my choice

A lot needs to be done to make our national carrier Malaysia Airlines competitive again but we are on the right track.

Watching The World

Erna earns another win

Despite a heated build-up, Norway’s polls delivered an affirmation of the status quo.

The Star Says

A celebration of the human spirit and dignity

ON Aug 10, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin announced Malaysia’s gold medal targets for the SEA Games and Asean Para Games.


Bringing it on in Johor

Parti Pribumi turned one year old with a grand celebration but can its 92-year-old superstar help turn around the floundering fortunes of Pakatan Harapan?

One Man's Meat

Oh snap! You’re a viral video star

“I’ve been calling you but you didn’t answer!” said the irate 30-something Uber driver as I stepped into his Uber X vehicle.

The Star Says

Carrying tradition into the future

ON THIS day 54 years ago, the Federation of Malaya, North Borneo (now Sabah), Sarawak and Singapore came together to form Malaysia. It was more than just the merging of four entities as it also was a melting pot of cultures that further enhanced an already culturally diverse country.

Palm Voices

Ethical labelling the way to go

It is well known that palm oil has faced significant problems in Europe, including negative public opinion influenced by negative labelling of food products. What is less well known is that such negative influences are creeping into Malaysian life as well.