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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?

It's Just Politics

It’s a numbers game in Sabah

Everyone’s wondering which state government will fall next. Sabah’s case is particularly interesting because of how its government came into power.

On The Beat

A tip of the hat, please

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

The Star Says

Tougher action against drink driving long overdue

A drunk driver, according to a 2012 study by the Malaysian Insti­tute of Road Safety Research (Miros), is 13 times more likely to cause an accident compared to a sober person.

Analysis

Dr M fights back like an angry tiger

IF the rumours swirling the whole of yesterday had come true, the country would be left with a hung Parliament today.

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