February 12, 2016

15 songs to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day

WITH Valentine’s Day a couple of days away, where we not only celebrate it with that special someone but where we honor love as well. To […]
January 29, 2016

100 million sharks are killed worldwide yearly

WITH Chinese New Year drawing closer, let‘s  hope that the restaurant owners and the majority celebrating would opt to leave shark’s fin soup out of menu […]
January 5, 2016

Mountain guides who turn into saviours  

By Noorazlina Jindeh MERE words could not describe the exhilaration I felt when I set foot on the summit of Mount Kinabalu at 7.15am on Dec […]
January 5, 2016

Dr Gurcharan’s big contributions for sports  

NEW DELHI, Jan 5: There are many who have contributed immensely for the advancement of sports in Malaysia and beyond but were never in the limelight. […]
January 15, 2015

What’s next for Malaysian Sports?

THESE days, sports seem to be a key area for certain countries. Malaysia is not different. It is a source of excitement, joy and despair, most […]
January 13, 2015

Fall from Grace

DATUK Lee Chong Wei has been a national pride ever since his rise to prominence in 2002. He (along with Nicol David) is one of the […]
January 8, 2015

Manchester United 2013 vs 2014

TWO managers in two seasons (one still ongoing). We take a look at the indifferent fortunes two managers have already brought to the table in Manchester […]
January 7, 2015

Smoking Footballers

“Wojciech Szczesny has been fined £20,000 for smoking in the showers after a game.” The current Arsenal goalkeeper has been punished for lighting up and having […]
January 5, 2015

End of An Era

“Passion.” That was the first word Steven Gerrard said to then Liverpool manager, Rafael Benitez when they first met during the latter’s tenure. And passion is […]
August 19, 2014

Obesity, the sin of gluttony?

INDULGING in food excessively to please one’s palate often brings dangerous consequences to one’s health. The inordinate desire to consume more calories than necessary often leads to […]
July 24, 2014

Tips for a crime-free “balik kampong” trip

AS Hari Raya approaches, more and more people are getting onto the roads to “balik kampung”, from wherever they are in the country. As expected, the […]
July 3, 2014

Ramadan enhances the spirit of neighbourliness

“RAVI, what did your neighbour gave you for ‘buka puasa’ yesterday?” This writer inquired a colleague, Ravichandran D.J. Paul on the second day of Ramadan. He […]
June 26, 2014

A 1Malaysia story in Ward 10

“SALE! For sale! Today, I have bean porridge and bread. I also have some delicious chicken in tomato sauce and “petola” (luffa). “If you want fruits […]
June 26, 2014

Write from the start

EVEN from the time she was a little girl, Amy Han, whose father is from Sarawak, had no doubt what she was going to be. “I […]
June 13, 2014

Children becoming sedentary due to gadgets

THE children today will become the country’s future leaders. But if their lifestyles are left unchecked, the nation may end up with a generation of leaders […]
June 12, 2014

Bad eating habits put Malaysian children at risk

HEALTHY children are the country’s assets. However, they are at risk of many chronic illnesses today due to unhealthy eating habits. This first part of two […]
June 4, 2014

Islanders still struggle despite Tioman’s success

TIOMAN Island has been recognised as one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world and continues to be the choice destination for foreign and […]
May 29, 2014

‘Is he daddy or mummy?’

A NEW study on the brain wave patterns of parents found surprising evidence that the brains of gay men raising children adopted through surrogacy resemble that of […]