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Voting for my children's future

Come May 9 I'm going to vote. As a working mom it doesn't take much to find an excuse to be busy. I have no time for politics. So what has changed? Why do I care?

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A magical sojourn in Langkawi

Baby Cat has seen the glories of medieval cathedrals, castles and churches of Europe but not once has she ever set foot upon a beach. We have travelled with her since she was a baby, and realised that all we really wanted was to continue building up a treasure chest of happy childhood memories of our precious little one.

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See you at The Top!

A visit to the rejuvenated Komtar offers fun and nostalgia.

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Prevention is better than cure and it is better safe than sorry

My husband and I insist that our children must be restrained in baby car seats whenever they travel in cars. Aside from being harnessed, they have to face the rear - for a good reason.

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Baby car seats save lives

I advocate that babies and young children must sit in baby car seats or booster seats while travelling in vehicles. It is not widely practised here but is mandatory in advanced countries.

Rules and regulations aside, our children’s safety is most important and we should.

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Are Chinese tourists representative of mainland Chinese people?

The unruly Chinese tourists seen in viral videos are only a small portion of the country's 1.3 billion people.

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Urumqi — China’s melting pot

Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, is a melting pot of cultures and people.

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The hidden gem of Spain – Seville

From the rich history to the splendid architecture, Seville is home to beautiful and passionate flamenco dance.

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Learning multiple languages when young

Every Malaysian can speak Bahasa Malaysia as it is the national language but not everyone can communicate in English and Mandarin. But the scenario is gradually changing as more children of other communities are enrolled in schools that teach the two additional languages alongside BM.

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Sleeping over at Cristiano Ronaldo's

Like most people in our region, I knew little about Portugal and tend to associate it with egg tarts, port wines, Malacca and Macau.

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Is there a way to tame the “terrible twos”?

The "terrible twos" are a stage where toddlers struggle between their natural tendencies to cling to their parents and to demand for independence.

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Air pollution causes more damage than we think

MALAYSIA has four seasons — hot, very hot, hazy and wet. The rainy season at the end of the year brings floods to certain states and parts of the country.