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Siti Lights

Time for real change for Malaysian education

I HAVE been a big critic of and  objector to Maszlee Malik as Education Minister from day one.

It's Just Politics

Political word of the year: Fluid

THE second day of the new year started with the surprise resignation of Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.

#Abidinideas

Imperfect visions for 2020

No matter how much the world has changed, our country’s original cornerstone principles remain relevant and important and should guide our plans for progress.

Reflecting On The Law

Build bridges and dismantle walls

A TUMULTUOUS year has come to a close and a new year and a new decade have rolled in. While we reflect on the many blessings that our nation continues to enjoy, let us also be conscious of the challenges ahead.

Vital Signs

Lessons we can learn from Vision 2020

Although Vision 2020 has been replaced by other development plans, there are lessons we can take away from this first vision of Malaysia as a developed nation.

So Aunty, So What?

It’s 2020. Welcome to the future!

AN unexpected benefit of growing old is that I can see better! I kid you not. I was mildly myopic as a teenager but still needed glasses to drive or watch a movie in the cinema.

What's Your Status?

Vision 2020: From 12 to 32, the realities of nation building

EVERY Monday, all of us at my primary school SK Taman Bukit Maluri in Kuala Lumpur would gather in front of school for our weekly assembly.

All the pieces matter

What really went wrong with Malaysia in 2019?

IN two of my recent columns, I wrote on Malaysia’s lost strength and Malaysia’s lost unity.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Mixing booze with sex

Alcohol has also been linked to greater risk taking behaviour for sex in both men and women. Nevertheless, having a drink or two can has a relaxing effect and helps lower inhibitions.

Ceritalah

Amnesia triumphs: How one decade undid a century of lessons

The world continues to repeat the terrible mistakes of yesteryears.

Siti Lights

The ashes of our education

Education is not rocket science. But you need to be scientifically-minded to make substantive changes in our education system, if we want to progress as a nation and not be left behind by the rest of the advanced world.

The Star Says

Curb the ‘old’ diseases before it’s too late

THE shocking news of tuberculosis (TB) claiming an average of six deaths every day and the reported case of an infant with poliovirus in the past weeks have left Malaysians reeling.THE shocking news of tuberculosis (TB) claiming an average of six deaths every day and the reported case of an infant with poliovirus in the past weeks have left Malaysians reeling.