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PKR polls starts with a bang

THE sparks have started flying in the PKR election campaigns.

Brave New World

Time to do away with Sedition Act

THE 100th day of the Pakatan Harapan Government is coming up. It is this Friday, if my math does not fail me. The coalition has promised to do 10 things within 100 days of forming the Federal Government and some have been fulfilled, like the abolishment of the Goods and Services Tax and the reintroduction of fuel subsidies.

Global Trends

CPTPP deal – to ratify or not?

In deciding whether to go ahead with the agreement, the govt must weigh benefits of increased market access with loss of freedom to make and implement policies.

Colours of China

Triumphant homecoming

A businessman returns to his rural roots to lead the area around Niangniang Mountain to a better tomorrow.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Penile rehabilitation

Medications or 'exercises' may be needed to help men recover after surgery.


Craving for Anwar’s approval

DATUK Seri Azmin Ali’s eldest son got married on the day that Azmin and his wife marked their 30th wedding anniversary last month.

Through Many Windows

The welcoming Malaysian soil

WHAT is so special about the Malaysian soil?

The Star Says

Make it taxing for citizens and govts fall

WE ALL know what people say about death and taxes – that they are the only things in life that are certain. Does this mean the death of a tax has an extra layer of certitude? We will soon find out.

On The Beat

An F for you, Bung Moktar

THE antics of Kinabatangan MP Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin at the Dewan Rakyat are familiar to most of us.

It's Just Politics

Too close to pick

WHO is going to win - Azmin or Rafizi?” a businessman, who is a PKR leader in Sarawak, asked me in a hushed tone.

Watching The World

The great Khan

IN 2006 I interviewed a visibly agitated Imran Khan. He was annoyed because he had come to Malaysia only to be met by a bunch of journalists who didn’t know who he was.

One Man's Meat

Seeing the beauty and ‘the dirty’ in Sabah

The Land Below the Wind has world-class attractions but it’s a shame that a lack of cleanliness remains a problem.