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Science, She Wrote

The Covid-19 Chronicles: How to wake up

Often, we confuse the way we are used to doing things with who we are. … Although difficult to undergo, the MCO became a much-needed hiatus from the ways we were used to doing things, a chance to break free from accepted ways of thinking.


Clear hints that PM has the numbers

Muhyiddin seems to have an early election in mind, according to those who attended a Perikatan Nasional leadership meeting in Putrajaya.


Crestfallen over coat of arms dispute

The ‘unity’ asserted by our motto was a homage to federalism. Today, it also applies to unity across diverse communities in Malaysia. It is ironic then that our coat of arms has become a lightning rod of division.

So Aunty, So What?

The zombie days are over

MONDAY marked my first anniversary as a retiree. I can hardly believe 12 months flew by so quickly.I blithely wrote about the start of this new chapter in my July 17, 2019, column titled My life as I never knew it.

All the pieces matter

Should DAP and Amanah trust Dr Mahathir again?

Let’s start by being fair. The last two joint statements by DAP and Amanah made many decent points.

Colours of China

Second round of tests under way

No lockdown but millions tested for Covid-19 in Beijing after another cluster emerged at a wholesale market.

All the pieces matter

DAP and Amanah: What is your real priority?

It is utterly pointless to fight over who will lead you, if you have completely forgotten where it is you are supposed to go.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Nature or Nurture of Promiscuity

I am writing to you with a bit of guilt and dilemma; I am a twenty-five year old chap who is a “bit of a lad”.

It's Just Politics

Bersatu’s big Perikatan Nasional gamble

THE conventional wisdom is that Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia is a weak political party. Many dismiss its chances of winning seats in the 15th General Election (GE15).

On The Beat

Economy first, not race

POLITICAL power is intoxicating, and that’s why it’s so hard for politicians who have tasted power to ride into the sunset.

The Star Says

Boost for tourism industry

AS much of the world starts to ease Covid-19 travel restrictions, Malaysia too is moving towards opening up its borders to tourists from “green zone” countries.

Asian Editors Circle

Why Asia should worry as Nov 3 draws nearer

IN about four months, Americans will elect their president. Predictions vary on whether incumbent Donald Trump can win a second term. Whatever the results, however, the effects of the US electoral politics that can impact Asia are already emerging.

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