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All the pieces matter

Lock politicians down until they compromise and agree

Given the political stalemate, perhaps we should think outside the box when it comes to government – or eschew the box completely.

Colours of China

When the sober are toast

A dead drinking buddy can drag you into serious trouble in this country.

The Bowerbird Writes

Road fatalities a concern

Stay safe not just during the Covid-19 pandemic but also when driving on our roads.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Sometimes pulling out is just not enough

Dr G explains to Withdrawing William about pre-ejaculatory fluid and withdrawal technique.

With All Due Respect

Let us save Malaysia

ANSWERING the earlier calls from the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) to turn to Cuti-Cuti Malaysia to help the local domestic tourism industry, my family and I decided to spend a weekend at Redang Island recently.


The constantly changing order of the day

THEY weren’t kidding when they said when it rains it pours. Except that there was nothing pouring out of our taps but grief.

On The Beat

Too close for comfort

MOST of us would like to think the Covid-19 pandemic is something that affects others, possibly, people who work as frontliners or foreigners. Or maybe people who live in congested areas or even recent visitors to Sabah.

It's Just Politics

What’s the endgame here?

IF politics is a chess game, then the Prime Minister is playing a simultaneous game against four opponents.

Asian Editors Circle

‘Bidenomics’ will be a net plus for Asia

US economic policy will be less capricious, more predictable and more multilateral.


Talk of a state of emergency reaches fever pitch

A HALF moon glowed from the night sky as the convoy of vehicles carrying the Prime Minister and other government figures emerged from the Istana Abdulaziz in Kuantan on Friday (Oct 23).


Finding hope amidst frustration

EVIDENTLY, some readers of this column missed a notice in my byline a month ago, specifying that I would thenceforth appear fortnightly, rather than weekly. As such, I was not, as accused, deliberately avoiding writing about topics on many of my usual readers’ minds last week.

All the pieces matter

Ministers chuckle while tempers flare and a virus rages

Our ministers (literally) laugh as the nation is plunged into chaos and confusion.

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