So Aunty, So What?


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So Aunty, So What?

What sugary fate for PH?

I AM surprised that anyone is surprised that Pakatan Harapan lost so badly in the Tanjung Piai by-­election.

So Aunty, So What?

To all the cars I’ve loved before

They have always been made with the driver in mind but that may no longer be the case in the coming age of autonomous vehicles.

So Aunty, So What?

This Wong does make a right

WONG Yan Ke is now famous for his one-man protest at his university convocation on Oct 14. There is that photo of him in his graduation gown and mortar board holding up his placard listing his reasons calling for the resignation of his vice-chancellor.

So Aunty, So What?

The Tugu way to doing good

I JUST had one of my best Sundays in a long time. This was my revisit to the Taman Tugu Forest Park in Kuala Lumpur.

So Aunty, So What?

Face mask, a new essential accessory

It’s selling like hot cakes but not all masks are created equal, as the writer has learned.

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It’s green and it’s great

I EMERGED from the forest sweat-drenched, with shaky legs and a little tired. But I was also completely elated.

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How do we learn to love a tree?

SO now we have a tree added to our collection of national symbols. This is the merbau, a tall tree that is a much sought after timber species.

So Aunty, So What?

Letter to my late father

It’s been three years since you left us on Aug 7, 2016. Well, I finally retired from The Star on my birthday in late June. It coincided with our maid Wiji going on home leave for six weeks, so the job of housekeeping and looking after mum fell on me.

So Aunty, So What?

The man behind our twin symbols

Cesar Pelli leaves a towering legacy with us and his name should be a part of it.

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My life as I never knew it

WHAT day is it? Oh yes, it’s Wednesday because my column comes out on that day. But I am writing this on Monday, which is what I usually do as part of my routine.

So Aunty, So What?

This should really be our last straw

If not, it will be death by plastic pollution for the whole world.

So Aunty, So What?

Of elbow room and breathing space

THIS column is my pride and my pain. Pride because it has given me a platform to share my thoughts and views on a wide range of topics and issues. Pain because whenever my deadline looms, I agonise over what to write and how to write it.