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Science, She Wrote

Covid-19: Herd immunity and the power of sacrifice

When it comes to vaccinations to fight diseases, those who can vaccinate must sacrifice for those who cannot


Ripple effect of undersea tunnel on Penang govt

THE Penang government's undersea tunnel project had courted controversy right from the start.


Towards healing the nation – still

FIVE years ago I gave a lecture titled “Healing the Malaysian Nation” to several different audiences. Asked coincidentally to deliver a lecture of the same name, I added “2.0” at the end.

On Your Side

Let journalists do their job

WHEN the movement control order (MCO) was first implemented on March 18, the media was one of the few sectors considered essential services and allowed to operate.

All the pieces matter

What I learned from Abim

Religious revivalism is a very real phenomenon but doesn’t have to be as polarising as it has been in the past, as long as we focus on its values and principles, rather than the outward trappings.

One Man's Meat

Political frog culture: Call for the scalpel

Dissecting the political frog culture reveals innards strewn with broken promises, dashed hopes … and threats to businesses.

Over the Top

When panic disorder hits a nation

PANIC disorder is a debilitating mental health condition that you would not wish on your worst enemy.

The Bowerbird Writes

The case, the man, the fightback

As Datuk Seri Najib Razak files an appeal against his SRC conviction, it will be worth observing the fightback from the man dubbed as a natural born political fighter.

Colours of China

When love turns into hate and murder

Two men killed their own wife and filed a missing persons report only to find themselves ending up as the main suspect.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Options still available for men 'shooting blanks' in quest for children

When assumedly fertile men possibly firing blanks with seedless efforts put Dr G on the spot, his response is that the only way to find out is to get the specimen bottle out and get tested. After all, how difficult can it be?

Asian Editors Circle

American nightmare, but dream come true for some

Hardly anyone is writing off the possibility of Trump’s re-election; some who have been longing for America’s self-destruction are even praying for his win on Nov 3.

It's Just Politics

The rakyat will decide

AT 8.30am on Wednesday, I tweeted: “I got a Sabah govt joke but it is collapsing.”

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