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A Humble Submission 11 Dec 2017 | 7:47 AM

We must make the youth care about politics

Recent surveys conducted by various groups have come to the same conclusions; that young people in Malaysia are becoming more disinterested and disillusioned with politics in Malaysia.

Making Progress 22 Nov 2017 | 7:05 AM

Imperilled nation states

The nation state is actually a fairly recent construct. Throughout history, our maps have always comprised of microstates, empires and city-states. For example India before independence was actually a confederation of 565 princely states and colonial territories.

Real Life 07 Sep 2017 | 12:27 AM

Learning multiple languages when young

Every Malaysian can speak Bahasa Malaysia as it is the national language but not everyone can communicate in English and Mandarin. But the scenario is gradually changing as more children of other communities are enrolled in schools that teach the two additional languages alongside BM.

Real Life 29 Jul 2017 | 3:20 AM

Is there a way to tame the “terrible twos”?

The "terrible twos" are a stage where toddlers struggle between their natural tendencies to cling to their parents and to demand for independence.

A Humble Submission 27 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

What defines a bumiputra?

As we debate this issue, it is important for us to get all the terminology right.

A Humble Submission 18 Apr 2017 | 12:47 AM

There is place for satire in society

The argument that any artistic or literary work must not cause offence or hurt the feelings of others misses the whole point of satire. Satirical works that do not offend are not satire.

In Your Face 05 Apr 2017 | 2:06 AM

Mental health — it affects all of us

We need to work together to help those who face mental health challenges before disaster strikes