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On The Beat

All things must pass

Be the change you wish to see in the world, said Gandhi. Unfortunately, Covid-19 has taken fate into its own hands and altered our lives permanently.

Science, She Wrote

The Covid-19 Chronicles: Carrying on, business unusual

USUALLY, I love grocery shopping. I find the process luxurious and therapeutic, and I get a little high at the end.


Solidarity in times of crisis

THE nationwide movement control order has now been extended to April 14 as countries worldwide escalate action to control Covid-19.

Reflecting On The Law

Pandemic rules and the law

Amid the Covid-19 crisis, the MCO has raised constitutional, legal and human rights issues.

Vital Signs

Non-medical experts needed to help fight Covid-19

Every Malaysian can help play a role in the war against Covid-19, including experts in 3D printing, engineering and material science.

So Aunty, So What?

Get used to the new normal

IT’S been a full week since the movement control order (MCO) came into force and I am among the 92% who are complying with it.

What's Your Status?

A reckoning for online learning in times of crisis

Despite online learning being part of Malaysia’s education system, the Covid-19 crisis has shown that educators need to step up

Making Progress

Taking the movement control order seriously

It is the fifth day of the movement control order (MCO) as I write this piece.

Colours of China

Paying a heavy price for breaking rules

VIDEO clips and pictures of people crowding the malls, bus terminals, food stalls and police stations back home despite the movement control order (MCO) are making Malaysians in China worried.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Positioning for safer sex

Dear Dr. G, I hope you are keeping well during the movement control order (MCO) in Malaysia, I'm grateful that I'm spending with my lovely wife, as we were just married about two months ago.

The Star Says

Stemming the tide together

WE’RE five days into the movement control order (MCO) period, with nine more days to go before we can go about our regular routine again.

It's Just Politics

Politics in pandemic

DOES politics take a break during the Covid-19 outbreak?