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Can Muhyiddin survive the Mahathir onslaught?

It is the last thing that anybody wants but a snap general election looms as the government appears to be holding on by a one-seat majority.

Science, She Wrote

Covid-19 Chronicles #9: Fighting to breathe

My memories of studying medicine in Russia include heavy grey winter skies, warm pirozhki in the freezing cold, and the choking odour of formalin-bathed cadavers in anatomy practicals. I remember vividly one cadaver we studied belonged to a lady.


Lives and institutions that matter

Lessons from the US protests and the importance of national institutions in moderating, and taking the lead in addressing tensions and frustrations that citizens feel and wish to express.

Reflecting On The Law

Can MPs hold positions in GLCs?

For Parliament to function well, legislators need to be independent of external pressure, including the temptations that the executive can offer. It boils down to the Federal Constitution’s definition of an office of profit.

One Man's Meat

Can we get along? Rodney King's 1992 appeal still valid today

"CAN we get along?" Rodney King appealed in a trembling voice as riots rocked Los Angeles on May 1,1992.

So Aunty, So What?

Still in a Covid state of mind

SHE came running down the staircase, all dressed up to go out. I stopped her in her tracks.

Colours of China

A people-first roadmap for 2020

AFTER a delay of over two months, China finally held its annual Two Sessions meeting, an important event to pave a roadmap for the country.

Science, She Wrote

The Covid-19 Chronicles: Risks and hidden things

Glancing through some happy Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2020 photos being shared online, it is difficult to reconcile the fact that we just experienced a Ramadan under the movement control order (MCO); that a globally disruptive pandemic still rages on. But these are details photos often miss.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Hidden gems in the pants

Cryptorchidism is a relatively common congenital abnormality affecting either one or both sides of the testicles.

All the pieces matter

Malaysia 2.0: Reimagining political parties

Have political parties become stale? How can redesigning parties and movements lead to a revitalised, fresher approach to making Malaysia better?

On The Beat

A tip of the hat, please

A boost to TAR UC, with five decades’ worth of producing stellar graduates.

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