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The Bowerbird Writes

Time for the young to lead

INDONESIA made an audacious decision that will change its politi­cal construct, perhaps for the better.

So Aunty, So What?

Reclaiming the Malaysia of 1980

WE are a very sensitive country. Make no bones about it. Different communities can get upset, aggrieved or insulted by a variety of things, especially when they are related to religious sensitivities.In the case of Coldplay’s concert, PAS got all hot and bothered and wanted it cancelled because band leader Chris Martin supports gay rights.

Health Matters

A tax on sugar could help control our sweet tooth

Raising the price on sugar-filled drinks and foods might help us prevent a whole host of diseases.

A Winning Factor

Shake-ups, setbacks, and spectacular goal

THEY hyped up the battle between first-placed Manchester City and Liverpool as the weekend’s blockbuster fixture.

Women's World

Get dizzy spells often? Here's when it's time to see the doctor

While dizziness might just be due to standing up too quickly, sometimes it is a symptom of something more serious.

SEARCH Scholar Series

Global Development Initiative to alleviate poverty in Malaysia

In a world that has recently experienced enormous challenges, the Global Development Initiative (GDI) has emerged as a ray of hope and a driving force behind global development cooperation. GDI, a potent vehicle for promoting global development and eradicating poverty, was introduced by China.


Dear Thelma: No matter how hard I try, I can't please dad

I love my parents, but sometimes the way my father behaves towards my mum and me, just exacerbates my already bad mental state. The last thing I need is to be viewed as an ungrateful child.


Dog Talk: Malamutes are big dogs with big hearts but difficult to keep as pets

Malamutes were working dogs, bred to haul fully loaded sleds across the Arctic wilderness.


Dog Talk: Meet Polo, the diva dog

When Polo the Malamute refuses to get out of the car, her human friends are baffled.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Penile prosthesis perturbation

Dear Dr. G, I am a 64-year-old man who went for a body check-up two years ago.


No pause for the Palestine cause

And when we see what is happening when an entire people are denied their human rights and dignity, does it make us reflect on how we uphold the same rights for ourselves and everyone around us, asks the writer.

All the pieces matter

Three ways to turn ratings around

PMX’s approval ratings have dropped from 68% to 50%. How can this trend be reversed?

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