Undi18: Carpe diem!

YOUNG people, paradoxically, could be the secret ingredient needed to make Malaysian politics more mature. Tonight, two separate events will be held. The first is...

Water now more expensive than petrol

NEARLY four years ago, the south Indian city of Chennai (capital of Tamil Nadu) was under water. The worst floods in living history –...

Red blood runs through us all

Contrary to the belief of some, the frequent use of racist slurs doesn’t make it right in any context, and it’s high time it...

Malaysians urged to take the giant leap forward

AS the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing this past week, the historical achievement highlighted how technology has evolved and brought...

Blisters under my trousers

Dear Dr G, I am a 35 year-old-man who after nearly fifteen years of searching have found someone whom I am ready to settle down...

Watching Malaysia’s House of Cards unfold

PEOPLE have asked me which television series best represents contemporary Malaysian politics. Some say it is Game of Thrones. For me, no. Yes, there...

Fallout at point of no return

ANOTHER bombshell has just fallen – the sex video, which has dominated the headlines, is more likely to be authentic than a deepfake. The revelation...

#MyButterflyEffect for Dubai

IN 1851 the Great Exhibition was held in London. Organised by Prince Albert, it provided a platform for nations to show off their newest...

Tertiary studies on the cusp of change

A HIGH-LEVEL committee of the Education Ministry is conducting a detailed study of the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 (UUCA) to recommend more...

Sex video issue hots up

IT has been one hot mess in PKR, with bullets flying in all directions following the stunning arrest of Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak...

How we put health at the heart of the Government

Meet Makcik Rahimah. She is 70 years old and recently moved to Kuala Lumpur to stay with her son after living alone for ten...

How can Undi 18 better politics?

Congratulations are in order to the government for their first successful constitutional amendment! Come the next general election, Malaysians aged 18 and above will all...

My life as I never knew it

WHAT day is it? Oh yes, it’s Wednesday because my column comes out on that day. But I am writing this on Monday, which...

Changing Umno to keep it relevant

CAN a leopard change its spots? Can Umno truly change? This question cropped up after Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is facing 87...

Garbage in. Garbage out

A vast, 120-hectare moonscape of toxic, foul-smelling and suppurating waste; this huge dump (the largest uncovered landfill in Southeast Asia) serves the 32 million-strong...

Disturbing trend of the bad and ugly emerging in New Malaysia

WHAT an exciting week it was for Malaysians. It reminded me of the highly acclaimed 1966 movie The Good, The Bad And The Ugly...

Sense of inclusion needed

IT’S lunch time in Hong Kong, but the soya sauce chicken rice seller at Queen’s Road in Shek Tong Tsui is looking distressed as...

Play for Malay votes on Dr M’s birthday

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was flooded with birthday greetings but the Malay parties probably gave him the best present by pushing for a Bill...

Does size really matter?

Dear Dr. G, I am a 25-year-old average Joe who is having some inferior complex about my male asset below the waist. I am hoping...

A ticking time bomb at sea

WITH Bohey Dulang island in the background, a 30-something divemaster checked his surroundings.There was no other boat visible at the Tun Sakaran Marine Park....

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