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With All Due Respect

Of the Bench and the Bar

Malaysia’s rule of law can only be upheld if these twin pillars remain independent and fearless.

All the pieces matter

How to stop party hopping

How do we stop party hopping and the collapse of federal or state governments? More elections may not be the best, but here’s a more radical and unusual approach.


The manner of sacrifice

Our vigilance and normalisation of mask-wearing is especially important given the recent uptick in local transmissions and the declaration of Kuching as a red zone again.

One Man's Meat

Ticking time bomb

If we’re not careful with how we deal with the combustible health hazard right now, we could be in for an explosion of Covid-19 cases.

Reflecting On The Law

Reigniting issue of royal immunities

LAST month, the outgoing president of the Dewan Negara, Tan Sri S.A. Vigneswaran, called upon the government to reinstate royal powers and immunities diminished by the Constitution (Amendment) Act 1993 (Act A848). He believed that the 1993 amendment was enacted contrary to mandatory constitutional requirements.

So Aunty, So What?

Viral + fever = scariest thing now

What was once a run-of-the-mill symptom of illness has become a fear-inducing alarm bell.

Colours of China

A second chance for ‘big sisters’

YOUNG and pretty faces – these are generally seen as the basic requirement for female artistes, especially in China.

Siti Lights

Taking stock and moving on for Malaysia

We need to get capable Malaysians with real life experience into Parliament with the right character to lead the nation.

It's Just Politics

Defections, u-turns and pre-emptions, oh my!

“X HAS signed SD (a statutory declaration) supporting Perikatan Nasional in Sabah. That’s 31 SDs. We just need two more to bring down the Sabah government, ” a political operative from Sabah told me.

On The Beat

Raised on rubber

MALAYSIAN businessman Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai is certainly the man of the hour. He is going places no Malaysian tycoons have.

The Star Says

Covid-19 cases on the rise in the wake of public apathy

EVEN the usually calm and collected Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah appeared agitated as he lamented the public apathy that has led to the emergence of new Covid-19 clusters.

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