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Matters of the Mind

Addressing Malaysian adolescent mental health woes

The 2023 NHMS reported a significant increase in older teenagers experiencing mental health issues.

A Winning Factor

Real’s unstoppable dynasty – the mastery of Carlo ‘The Don’ Ancelotti

AND now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain ...

Women's World

The health benefits of consuming dates

Dates are a nutrient-dense food containing many essential minerals and vitamins.

SEARCH Scholar Series

Globalisation and women: The role of the Global Development Initiative

AS GLOBAL development marches on, gender equality is one indicator that has been slow to improve.

Family

Dear Thelma: How can I protect my daughter yet let her connect with her half-brother?

While my relationship with my ex-husband is cordial, I have maintained a distance from his new wife due to her hostile behaviour towards me.

Tipsy Turvy

When fire meets ice: Magic happens when chefs and bartenders get together

Should chefs and bartenders work together more? A collaboration between a top Malaysian chef and an acclaimed bartender proves that they should.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

What to do about an undescended testicle

Dear Dr G, My husband and I have recently started a family, and we are blessed with a dragon baby born in March. When my son, Benjamin, went for his full moon baby check at the clinic, we were shocked to discover that he only has one testicle.

On The Beat

Ties that bind

Let’s dispense with the Western narrative and embrace our centuries’ old friendship.

It's Just Politics

Different strokes for different folks?

It’s a different ball game when you’re in the Opposition and in the ruling government of the day.

On The Line

It takes an entire nation to raise a champion and to organise SEA Games

WHEN the Malaysian government pitched to source for investment from the private sector ahead of the 2017 SEA Games, the then Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin, chose to improvise a famous saying to get his message across.

The Star Says

Addressing education needs for a brighter future

IN Malaysia, the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) exam is a milestone for students, determining their future educational and career paths.

Comment

Unravelling the complexity of brain drain

William James, a philosopher and psychologist and a key figure in the American scientific revolution at the dawn of the 20th century, once wrote about the importance of a nation collecting a “critical mass of men of genius” who could make an entire civilisation, not just their country, “vibrate and shake!”

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