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Fight feudalism fairly

IN the developing conflict between monarchs, politicians and the government, the question of feudalism has once again been raised.

What's Your Status?

Digitally empowering the silver economy

With an ageing population, Malaysia must also prepare for the challenges and opportunities presented by technology and this new sector

#abidinideas

The many things in common with Canada

Lessons can be had from the world’s second biggest country – where different sources of identity, a foundation myth, reconciliation with indigenous history and efforts towards modern multiculturalism – are interwoven.

Reflecting On The Law

Sabah and Sarawak’s New Malaysia hopes

ON April 20, Society Empowerment and Econ­omic Development of Sabah held a seminar in Kota Kinabalu, where I had the privilege of noting that Sabah and Sarawak have a unique position in our Federation and many special rights not available to the 11 peninsula states.

Analysis

Johor govt turbulence spills over to Bersatu

NOT many people out there could quite understand where Syed Sad­diq Syed Abdul Rahman was coming from with that out-of the-blue outburst over the Crown Prince of Johor issue.

So Aunty, So What?

Will they listen?

THERE are plenty of serious and important issues and events going on which I should probably write about. But not today. This time it’s about me.

Colours of China

The horrors of the 996 work system

THE Chinese are known as one of the most hardworking races in the world, but there is always a limit to everything.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Ways to stay healthy and sexy at 50


The fifth decade of life witness changes in achievement, success and health. Some changes may be invigorating and exciting, others can be difficult and challenging.

The Star Says

Conditions for a licence must be clear and concise

IMAGINE that you are going into business for the first time. You are setting up a shop and have learnt that no premises can be used for trade, business or industry without a licence from the relevant local authority.

On The Beat

Video killed the radio star

YOU must be from another planet if you have never heard of K-pop group BTS. They are the biggest boy band in the world right now and have even been compared to The Beatles. Yes, the Fab Four themselves.

Analysis

MB of Johor faces first big test

TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad ma­­naged to take a breather last weekend. He seemed to be in a light-hearted mood after watching a preview of a documentary on the May 9 election that returned him to power for a second time.

All the pieces matter

Misplaced moralising in a multipolar world

AL-JAZEERA columnist Belen Fernandez wrote an article arguing that the intense outpouring of grief and emotion at the burning of the cathedral of Notre Dame – an inanimate object – was “misplaced”, compared to the suffering of tens or hundreds of thousands of human beings around the world.