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Vital Signs

Covid-19: Working together to make social distancing successful

The effectiveness of the movement control order relies on all Malaysians making the effort to follow it.

The Star Says

Make the next two weeks count

TO say people have buried their heads in the sand is to mean they refuse to confront or acknowledge a problem.

Over the Top

Universities and rebuilding of M’sia

Real change cannot come only via the ballot box. Our columnist explains how private universities can be instrumental in shaping a better future for the country.

Colours of China

Long queue for divorce after outbreak

Home quarantine and being together round the clock a nightmare for some married couples.

The Bowerbird Writes

Showing off the other side of KL

Kuala Lumpur is Unesco’s World Book Capital for 2020, an opportunity for Malaysians to showcase their love for books. The city must be portrayed as a city of knowledge and not just of bricks and structures.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Sex-obsessed, addicted or am I normal?

A teen worries that his fixation about sex is over the edge.

Through Many Windows

Perikatan Nasional a ‘frontdoor’ government

Whether we like or not, the current government was formed in accordance with the Constitution and rule of law in this country.

On The Beat

A cure for all

A deadly virus is ravaging the world as our politicians remain ailed by a culture of whining and whinging, leaving our economy in free fall.

The Bitter Truth

Moving on as battle lines are redrawn

TWO weeks have passed since the formation of Malaysia Terbaru (Newer Malaysia). While many are still seething over the change in government sans the ballot box, reality would have us keep our emotions in check and look at the next three years when the 15th General Election will be held.

#Abidinideas

Well-rounded education matters

ONE school I keep returning to is SMK Tunku Besar Burhanuddin, partly due to its connection with the family – Tunku Besar Burhanuddin ibni Yamtuan Antah is my great-grandfather – and partly because it is located next door to Istana Besar Seri Menanti in Negri Sembilan.

Life Inspired has a chic new look

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

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