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What really went wrong with Malaysia in 2019?

IN two of my recent columns, I wrote on Malaysia’s lost strength and Malaysia’s lost unity.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Mixing booze with sex

Alcohol has also been linked to greater risk taking behaviour for sex in both men and women. Nevertheless, having a drink or two can has a relaxing effect and helps lower inhibitions.

Ceritalah

Amnesia triumphs: How one decade undid a century of lessons

The world continues to repeat the terrible mistakes of yesteryears.

Siti Lights

The ashes of our education

Education is not rocket science. But you need to be scientifically-minded to make substantive changes in our education system, if we want to progress as a nation and not be left behind by the rest of the advanced world.

Siti Lights

365 new days, 365 new chances

In 2020, let us toil, struggle and sacrifice in our own long step forward towards victory, honour and dignity for all in our beloved country.

Through Many Windows

Can lack of compassion be the test?

We have to keep remembering that we are always human beings first and that the boxes of social construct come later.

Musings

New resolutions for a new decade

Let’s usher in a revolutionary epoch – one with music, dancing and laughter for all.

On The Beat

Silence isn’t always golden

THEY were once heralded as brave, articulate and outspoken leaders, always weighing in on issues concerning the people, but they seem to have gone mute, or just disappeared.

It's Just Politics

No clear endgame for Pakatan power play

Who will be Prime Minister will remain our country’s most significant political story in 2020.

The Star Says

Curb the ‘old’ diseases before it’s too late

THE shocking news of tuberculosis (TB) claiming an average of six deaths every day and the reported case of an infant with poliovirus in the past weeks have left Malaysians reeling.THE shocking news of tuberculosis (TB) claiming an average of six deaths every day and the reported case of an infant with poliovirus in the past weeks have left Malaysians reeling.

On Your Side

Turbocharging Malaysia’s prosperity

I HAD only just joined the workforce in the 1990s when our fourth Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced “Vision 2020”, his ambitious plan to propel Malaysia into the ranks of developed nation status.

#Abidinideas

New platform for ummah unity

ONCE upon a time, the King of Saudi Arabia asked the Prime Minister of Malaysia to organise Muslim unity. The prime minister replied that he was probably not the right person for it because he was “fond of life and all that went with it”.