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A Humble Submission 21 Feb 2016 | 11:45 PM

Foreign workers and the language of Donald Trump

When Donald Trump makes outrageous comments, we get angry and tell him that he is wrong. Yet, when in comes to the issue of foreigners, we are using the very same language used by extreme right wing politicians and political parties in the West.

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.

Whats Your Status 07 Apr 2016 | 12:58 AM

Strength in CBN’s English Week

English Week at Convent Bukit Nanas (CBN) is more than just a formality. It’s an opportunity for students to express themselves and to learn more about what the language can offer.

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.

A Humble Submission 27 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cease the rhetoric on citizenship

For the vast majority of Malaysians irrespective of race or religion, citizenship is guaranteed and protected by the Federal Constitution, and should not be questioned.

Whats Your Status 03 Dec 2015 | 12:04 AM

Even debaters say the darnest things

Debating is a great source of funny quotes and life lessons.

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

Whats Your Status 09 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Special chefs in an inspired kitchen

There are opportunities for students with learning disabilities in Malaysia’s Community Colleges, which offer a range of programmes that equip them to earn a living.

Last Man Standing 04 Sep 2013 | 2:43 PM

A new social contract

When sacrifices can be made for the greater good, only then will Malaysia reach the maturity required to maximise our immense potential.