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The Star Says

Reflect on history and diversity

THIS coming Wednesday is a public holiday to celebrate Malaysia Day.

On The Beat

On a knife edge

Track records and predictability count for little in what could be the most turbulent state polls in Sabah’s history.

Heart Talk

A new Brand Malaysia needed

Serious, honest rebranding is crucial to reshape the nation and stem the rise in racism and religious bigotry as politicians stick to a stale old style of politicking.

It's Just Politics

Perikatan on a collision course in Sabah polls

It’s set to be a ‘democrazy’ time in the Sabah state elections as many candidates are hit with surprise multi-cornered fights.

Asian Editors Circle

An India in retreat has implications

Buffeted by Covid-19 and setbacks on multiple fronts, India is turning inwards, which is bad news for its South-east Asian neighbours.


An epic do-or-die battle for Shafie

DATUK Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is about to fight the biggest battle in his political life.

Science, She Wrote

The Covid-19 Chronicles: Goldilocks and the 37 Vaccines

Creating an effective vaccine is complicated, and while we need to do it speedily, we can’t afford to compromise on safety either.

All the pieces matter

Mulan: Honour or dishonour on your cow?

In which our columnist takes a break from politics to look into the new ‘Mulan’ movie, and the need to put ‘all the pieces’ into a coherent whole.

Reflecting On The Law

Honouring the Malaysia Agreement

AS we commemorate 57 years of the formation of Malaysia, we need to recapture the spirit of accommodation, moderation and compassion that animated the leaders of the Malaysia Agreement in 1963.

So Aunty, So What?

Wading into troubled waters

Yes, we got our water back but we risk future disruptions as long as there is no concrete, sustainable plan to prevent contamination of this precious resource.

All the pieces matter

Khairuddin should follow the voice of the majority and resign immediately

A minister who failed to exemplify adherence to the law is now failing to heed his own hypocritical advice.

Colours of China

Going through the drills for marriage

FOR many young women in China, getting hitched is a must and this is especially so when their parents keep on pestering and nagging them until they get married.

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