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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.

With All Due Respect

Of the Bench and the Bar

Malaysia’s rule of law can only be upheld if these twin pillars remain independent and fearless.

On The Beat

Amphibious ambitions aplenty

IF there’s one thing common among Sabah politicians, it’s them having belonged to more than one party. In fact, one even has the incredulous record of joining six.

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.”

The Star Says

A win-win solution for banks and debtors

THE targeted extension of the moratorium on bank loan repayments for those who have lost jobs or had their pay cut as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic was welcome news indeed earlier this week.

All the pieces matter

How to stop party hopping

How do we stop party hopping and the collapse of federal or state governments? More elections may not be the best, but here’s a more radical and unusual approach.

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