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Putting Dr G On The Spot

Addicted to porn

Many healthcare providers insist "pornography addiction" has a negative impact on physical, mental, social, relationship and financial wellbeing.

The Star Says

Let’s roar proudly for Brand Malaysia

MALAYSIA beat Indonesia 3-2 in our opening World Cup qualifying match in Jakarta on Thursday.

On The Beat

Dicing with danger

When we start splitting hairs over race and religion in our economy, it’s obvious we’re heading down a slippery slope of blinding ignorance and ominous prejudice.

It's Just Politics

Moving forward together progressively

The state of mind of the Malays is crucial if any change in Malaysia is to be sustainable.


Prem Tinsulanonda: The man behind Thailand’s revered king

Will the legacy of one the most influential figures in the kingdom endure?

Heart Talk

Free meal for all plan hard to digest

The Pakatan Harapan government should go for needs-based approaches, not populist moves.

One Man's Meat

Be careful what you wish for

Life has a habit of not going according to plan but sometimes these hiccups hold some pleasant surprises.

All the pieces matter

Arif Komis and MH17: Has Dr Mahathir no heart?

ARIF Komis is a Turkish chemistry teacher, working at an international school here in Kuala Lumpur, where he lived with his wife and four daughters.


Finding hope for a glorious nation

EVERY National Day brings about lamentation, reflection and hope from commentators: our country should be better, the true vision of Malaysia has not been achieved, but if the right decisions are made, the promise of a glorious nation can still be fulfilled.

On Your Side

Hullabaloo over retirement age

THE Prime Minister may have shot down the MTUC proposal to raise the retirement age from 60 to 65, but don’t think for a moment that the matter will end.

Vital Signs

Merdeka: Where is Malaysia at 62?

Have we fulfilled our potential as a nation and where we can go from here?

Making Progress

Malaysia Baru confronts Malay/Muslim Consolidation

Some months before the last general election, I attended an intimate dialogue organised by a friend who is also a public policy specialist.