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Matters of the Mind

Differentiating depression and dementia in older adults

It’s important to determine which of these two conditions an older adult may have as they are managed differently.

SEARCH Scholar Series

Unlocking opportunities: RCEP's role in SME’s expansion and innovation

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a multilateral free-trade agreement made up of 10 Asean member countries and China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

Reflecting On The Law

Guidelines pose legal issues

ON Saturday, The Star reported that the Higher Education Ministry has drawn up guidelines for entertainment activities including concerts at higher educational institutions. However, due to some backlash, the ministry is graciously reviewing these guidelines (“Relook at concerts in universities”; online at


Malaysian Education quagmire: Destruction of current and future human capital

THE intersection of the education system, the burgeoning gig economy and the brain drain may seriously challenge Malaysia’s future.


Dear Thelma: I live with a toxic family member who is hurting me and others too

Am I going to die from living with bad people who have bad intentions towards others?

Curious Cook

Curious Cook: Hot summer tidbits

A random selection of science tidbits from the columnist.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Dormant chlamydia and a swollen crown jewel

Dr G talks about chlamydia.

It's Just Politics

Whispers and mysterious moves

The powers-that-be have spoken (softy, secretly) in Thailand and an exiled former PM returns and a young political leader is denied his chance at the top post.

On The Beat

Religious revelations

It seems that getting all hot and bothered was for something wholesome, and not loathsome.

The Star Says

Every Malaysian’s duty to foster national unity

THE firework displays may have dimmed, and the festive parades marking National Day have retreated off the streets, but the underlying spirit of unity that they symbolise remains ever significant.

On The Line

When Koeman and Gullit were too expensive for NFDP

THE Mokhtar Dahari Academy (AMD), the jewel in the crown for the National Football Development Programme (NFDP), has again become a subject of debate within the football fraternity.


Not on ‘top of Penang Hill' anymore

HIS opponent had mocked him as a “budak” or small boy during the Penang election campaign, suggesting that he was tied to the apron strings of his charismatic father.

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