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My Doctor Knows

Help! I have a lump down there

FIRST of all, don’t panic, ladies. The first thing that probably crosses your mind is whether you have vaginal cancer. This is unlikely. It is more likely you have a benign condition called pelvic organ prolapse (POP).


Dr M on warpath and 'fishing expedition'

Tun Dr Mahathir is angry, feels betrayed and the fighter in him is going all out to make life difficult for Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

All the pieces matter

Going beyond Dr Mahathir’s 1.0 quest for vengeance

Recent statements by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad bring to stark relief how the old guard may keep the country trapped in an unending cycle of adversarial politics.


Federalisation for a stable environment

THE second paper by Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas) fellow Tricia Yeoh on federalism is titled “The Political Economy of Federal-State Relations” and makes for concise but fascinating reading on how ministries, agencies and other federal bodies have been established and empowered over and above institutions and mechanisms at the state level: “the politico-bureaucratic complex”.

Reflecting On The Law

Posers on constitutional position

ALL crises produce heroes or bystanders. Malaysia’s frontline workers of the Covid-19 catastrophe were rightly applauded as national heroes by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in his Royal Address to Parliament on May 18.

So Aunty, So What?

May these people burn in hell

ON Saturday I learned of an act so evil that I broke down in tears. It was the murder of pregnant women, new mothers, infants and nurses in an Afghan hospital.

Colours of China

Finding pleasure at the wrong place

THE temperature is rising and Beijing is slowly moving into summer.

Science, She Wrote

The Covid-19 Chronicles: The changes we should aim to keep

Some changes should be kept as we fight Covid-19; we cannot afford to revert to old habits

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Is a lack of morning erections a sign of erectile dysfunction?

Stress and relationship strain can also affect sexual desire and frequency of spontaneous erection.

It's Just Politics

Bersatu civil war: Tun versus Tan Sri

THE word “bersatu” – meaning unite – in the name of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia is ironic at the moment.

The Star Says

It’s our duty to prevent a second wave

LAST Monday, 55 days since the unprecedented movement control order (MCO) was introduced on March 18, the government finally lifted some of the restrictions imposed, allowing more businesses to open and jump start the economy.


Mini power struggle in Kedah

THE olive branch that Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin held out to his predecessor Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has finally snapped.

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