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A reckoning for online learning in times of crisis

Despite online learning being part of Malaysia’s education system, the Covid-19 crisis has shown that educators need to step up

Making Progress

Taking the movement control order seriously

It is the fifth day of the movement control order (MCO) as I write this piece.

Colours of China

Paying a heavy price for breaking rules

VIDEO clips and pictures of people crowding the malls, bus terminals, food stalls and police stations back home despite the movement control order (MCO) are making Malaysians in China worried.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Positioning for safer sex

Dear Dr. G, I hope you are keeping well during the movement control order (MCO) in Malaysia, I'm grateful that I'm spending with my lovely wife, as we were just married about two months ago.

The Star Says

Stemming the tide together

WE’RE five days into the movement control order (MCO) period, with nine more days to go before we can go about our regular routine again.

Heart Talk

A time for self-reflection

We have hit the pause button with the MCO, so we should take the chance during this brief interlude from the hustle and bustle of our lives to do some soul-searching.

On The Beat

Off with the gloves

FINALLY, we are seeing a real show of authority to remind defiant and indifferent Malaysians that they must stay at home, because they better wake up and take this war against the deadly virus seriously now.By the time you read this, the army would have made their presence felt as they would be seen stationed across the nation.

It's Just Politics

Politics in pandemic

DOES politics take a break during the Covid-19 outbreak?

Science, She Wrote

The Covid-19 Chronicles: Time to prioritise rapid point-of-care testing

I thought I had Covid-19 last week. Someone at work had been in contact with a person who was confirmed to have Covid-19.

The Bitter Truth

Time to come down hard on selfish, clueless Malaysians

The government has been under a lot of criticism over its handling of the movement control order (MCO) meant to curb the spread of the Covid 19 pandemic.

On Your Side

Confusion reigns in absence of clarity

It’s going to be a long and tiresome two weeks but let’s do our part to beat the Covid-19 pandemic.

#Abidinideas

We can beat Covid-19

It is incumbent upon all of us to exercise caution, common sense and cooperation with the authorities.

Life Inspired has a chic new look

2020 is all about change, and Life Inspired did just that with a fresh makeover!

This month, we speak to 3 female icons about empowerment and more - read it for FREE this week.