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On The Beat

Off with the gloves

FINALLY, we are seeing a real show of authority to remind defiant and indifferent Malaysians that they must stay at home, because they better wake up and take this war against the deadly virus seriously now.By the time you read this, the army would have made their presence felt as they would be seen stationed across the nation.

Heart Talk

A time for self-reflection

We have hit the pause button with the MCO, so we should take the chance during this brief interlude from the hustle and bustle of our lives to do some soul-searching.

Science, She Wrote

The Covid-19 Chronicles: Time to prioritise rapid point-of-care testing

I thought I had Covid-19 last week. Someone at work had been in contact with a person who was confirmed to have Covid-19.

The Bitter Truth

Time to come down hard on selfish, clueless Malaysians

The government has been under a lot of criticism over its handling of the movement control order (MCO) meant to curb the spread of the Covid 19 pandemic.

On Your Side

Confusion reigns in absence of clarity

It’s going to be a long and tiresome two weeks but let’s do our part to beat the Covid-19 pandemic.

#Abidinideas

We can beat Covid-19

It is incumbent upon all of us to exercise caution, common sense and cooperation with the authorities.

Vital Signs

Covid-19: Working together to make social distancing successful

The effectiveness of the movement control order relies on all Malaysians making the effort to follow it.

The Star Says

Make the next two weeks count

TO say people have buried their heads in the sand is to mean they refuse to confront or acknowledge a problem.

Over the Top

Universities and rebuilding of M’sia

Real change cannot come only via the ballot box. Our columnist explains how private universities can be instrumental in shaping a better future for the country.

Colours of China

Long queue for divorce after outbreak

Home quarantine and being together round the clock a nightmare for some married couples.

The Bowerbird Writes

Showing off the other side of KL

Kuala Lumpur is Unesco’s World Book Capital for 2020, an opportunity for Malaysians to showcase their love for books. The city must be portrayed as a city of knowledge and not just of bricks and structures.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Sex-obsessed, addicted or am I normal?

A teen worries that his fixation about sex is over the edge.