Winning over the young and old

HE came, he heard, he saw and now Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has a clearer picture of what the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)...

A chicken and egg situation

WHICH – in terms of rising prices – came first, the chicken or the egg? For the owner of a cafe in Kuala...

Whither now, Malaysia Baharu?

IT is an Oxford tradition for students to pin a carnation to our sub fusc (academic gown) when sitting for examinations. The colour of...

Time to learn from BN’s mistakes

As its honeymoon year draws to a close, the Pakatan Harapan government needs to summon the political will and courage to do more of...

A win-win for all

I understand how many police officers feel about the Independent Police Com-plaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC). It has likely been presented to them as...

All about the personalities

Rather than issues, the Sandakan by-election campaign has so far been about the personalities of two candidates with similar starts to their political lives...

Debunking the modern feudal mindset

In a democracy, every citizen has equal opportunities to prosper, progress and determine the way he wants to live his life in accordance with...

Worrying signals from the heartland

KHAIRY Jamaluddin had been unsure about whether he wanted to be part of the increasingly cosy ties between PAS and Umno.But a chance meeting...

Another brick in the wall

Education is that realm where wrongs are set right and learning thrives, yet, right off the bat, the new matriculation intake has found itself...

A struggle for the soul of the Philippines

THERE’S a brief snap – the sound of a hammer hitting a nail: metallic but light. A man – his limbs are bound to a...

The curiosity of blue pills for normal men

Dear Dr G, I am a 30-year-old-man who is just making an enquiry out of curiosity. Let me just get one fact straight, I have...

On constitutional nullification

“JIKALAU anak cucu Tuanku dahulu mengubahkan perjanjian, anak cucu patik pun mengubahkan ia.”(If your descendants break your agreements, mine will do the same.) So reads...

A year of hits and misses for the govt

NEXT week will mark a year since Malaysia witnessed a change of government.After 61 years of continuous rule by a single coalition, Malaysians woke...

Plunge in popularity

WHAT a difference a year makes. In a week, the Pakatan Harapan government will mark its first year in power but in stark contrast...

Matriculation score: Old Malaysia: 9; New Malaysia: 1

AN in-class experiment conducted in one of my university classes a lifetime ago seems to have stuck with me for quite some time. The experiment...

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