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A political earthquake… that no one noticed

THE breakup between Umno and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia has been likened to an “earthquake’ by some.


After much speculation, Umno crosses the Rubicon

THE circle around Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin was still basking in the euphoria of the big boss surviving his first year as Prime Minister when the thunderbolt came from Umno.

On Your Side

Get the jab to end the nightmare

AS we approach March 18, the one-year anniversary of Malaysia’s first Covid-19 lockdown, common sense is a commodity that seems in short supply in the country.

Along The Watchtower

Titled drug lords and VVIP backers

The police probe to net Tan Sri and Datuk drug kingpins is commendable and it is hoped that they will be nabbed soon, as their activities seem to have been going on for far too long.

The Doctor Says

How climate change affects our health, both directly and indirectly

The effects of global warming on our climate are also adversely affecting our health, both directly and indirectly.

Big Smile, No Teeth

Big Smile, No Teeth: What’s the buzz about bitcoin?

Big Smile, No Teeth columnist Jason Godfrey dips a toe in the scary, shark-infested cryptocurrency pool.

Over the Top

Missing – our society-changing books

TODAY, I wish to take to task both public and private universities on the issue of writing and publishing books.

Health Matters

We still have unequal access to healthcare

Certain groups of people have less access to healthcare due to multiple socioeconomic factors.

The Bowerbird Writes

Don’t worry, be happy

I AM 67-year and 113-day old today. My next birthday will only be in November. I am just in the mood to do some arithmetic, considering there is not much else to do, being “caged” under the movement control order.

Colours of China

For sale: A collectible chamber pot

IT was a sale that had the Chinese laughing with amusement last week – chamber pots sold as an antique fruit basket on Amazon.

Dear Thelma

Dear Thelma: My wife pulls my ears and verbally abuses me in front of my family

This husband confides in Thelma that his wife scolds and belittles me in front of his parents. She calls him useless, says he can't father a child, and pulls his ear to remind him that he has today because of her and her family.


Dog Talk: Giving your dog the best, health-wise

Malaysian vets share tips on ensuring your pet's health.

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