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My Doctor Knows

Blood clot factor in Covid-19 deaths

THERE has been much speculation in the social media lately on the cause of death due to Covid-19.

Heart Talk

Let’s have a Rukun Malaysia instead

AFTER 50 years of launching the Rukunegara (National Principles), the government is looking to re-introduce the much-forgotten tenets through a Rukunegara Education programme in schools.


No walk in the park for Dr M

The political storm gathering over Sabah and speculation of elected representatives crossing the floor is bad news for Pakatan Harapan’s bid to retake Putrajaya.

Making Progress

A struggle for normalcy

It has been a while since my last column. I have been preoccupied with my work after the transition from the movement control order (MCO) to the conditional MCO. There was so much left-over from before the MCO that had to be completed when the conditional MCO was implemented.

On Your Side

Eyes on an unseen enemy

If the numbers indicate that we have won the battle against Covid-19, then hopefully, the government will consider lifting the MCO earlier.


Costly but precious lessons of Covid-19

Regardless of political affiliation, the majority of Malaysians hope that the success of controlling the coronavirus will replicate in the government’s efforts to repair the economy and improve livelihoods.

Along The Watchtower

The right to decent housing

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to better manage Malaysia’s migrant labour, especially in improving the unhygienic conditions of their living spaces.

Over the Top

A tale of architecture and democracy

When government buildings incorporate elements of representation, accessibility and accountability, people can better appreciate their true role and power in national politics.

The Bowerbird Writes

How a pandemic has changed us

I USED to joke about Americans’ obsession with numbers in sports. Anyone following a National Basketball Association (NBA) game will be bombarded with statistics unthinkable in most other games.

Colours of China

When change is on the menu

DEEP in a quiet hutong (alley) in Beijing lies a siheyuan (traditional courtyard residence).

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Sexual Timing

I am emailing you with concern about my sexual performance.

Asian Editors Circle

Good government in these troubled times

A good government in these troubled times should be dexterous with diplomacy, so it could skillfully navigate the country in the vortex of international politics.

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