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The Bowerbird Writes

The birth of a new political culture?

With what is happening in Malaysia’s political landscape of late, voters have every reason to be sceptical and believe that politicians have only one code of conduct – protecting their own interests.

Colours of China

Toughest job in the world

With a demanding and unhealthy work culture, and now extra pressure from the school, some parents are finding it hard to cope.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Can all women climax?

From Complex Connor.

The Star Says

Trust is not the only currency

The Covid-19 global pandemic has changed all our lives, but all newsrooms have risen to the challenge.

Asian Editors Circle

US, China and the indelicate art of insults

Strong words are being hurled at each other but there is calibration in the cursing.


Hope in the new and young

IN a year of many disappointments it’s not often that you get two exciting developments happening in the same month.

On The Beat

Dialling in the disgust

THERE’S a Malay word to describe the current state of politics in Malaysia: meluat. It means disgusted, but the gravity of its meaning is best delivered through the original Malay word.


Mere ‘sandiwara’ or is Anwar really on the comeback?

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim may or may not have the numbers, but his declaration that he has the majority support to form the government has sent ripples across the nation. What next?


Ideas for post-Covid recovery options

But be mindful of risks that can cause far more damage than the pandemic already has.

Reflecting On The Law

Promote multilingualism in education

MALAYSIAN Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan believes poor command of the English language among many Bumiputra graduates is the main reason why they find it hard to get jobs in the private sector, which accounts for 90% of employment in the country.


Sabah polls: Can the Opposition stop the Shafie wave?

A MAN on fire - that is what Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal has been like on the Sabah election campaign trail.

So Aunty, So What?

Malaysian ‘uncle’ a ‘rice-ing’ Internet star

And that’s why Aunty is jealous. Read on.

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