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Malaysia’s Famous Landmarks: A must visit!

From infrastructural feats, to naturally constructed landmarks, some have been giving us an identity, and improving the nation for decades.

Unfortunate fate of foreign workers

Adding to Malaysia’s multiracial society is the swarming of foreigners in the middle of busy cities, here to earn decent money for families back home. But many of their dreams shattered the moment they stepped into the cruel scene of migrant labours.

Transgender: the outcast community

All they wish for is to be accepted in a harmonious community, but the reality is they risk arrests every day just by stepping out of the door.

Becoming the Social Media Star

Social media influencers are often seen as leading glamorous lives, but is becoming one really as promising as advertised? Influencer Marketing Benchmarks Report 2019 found that Malaysian social media influencers …

The urgent need for Sex Ed

Girls are better off learning about sex from a parent, than from a stranger they meet online.

Heineken 0.0 shouldn’t be Muslims’ concern

Heineken 0.0 may have zero percent alcohol, but it is still non-Halal. Alcoholic beverage manufacturer Heineken Malaysia has recently launched a new product called Heineken 0.0. With this, consumers can …

Nevertheless, slavery persist

Slavery still exists, and it hits closer to home than most people would prefer to believe. According to the 2016 Global Slavery Index from the Walk Free Foundation in Australia, …

Malaysia-born and bred stateless people

Stateless people are the people who are “not considered national under the rule of law”. Not only does this issue affect the entire world severely, Malaysia is also struggling to end it.

Food Bank aids hungry Malaysians

The Food Bank Malaysia Programme is a government’s incentive set up to help ease the burden of the less fortunate in dealing with the high cost of living. The aim of the programme is simple: to hope that no one goes to bed starving.

Young dads want paternity leave

While women take full advantages of their mandatory maternity leave, men struggle to find the same recognition for their role as a father. Is paternity leave needed?

Deadly measles outbreak

The mystery of the deaths of 15 Orang Asli Bateq tribe in Kuala Koh Village, Kelantan was finally solved when Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad confirmed that it was a measles outbreak.

Malaysians love food

Obesity prevalence in Malaysia is at 13.3%, making it the fattest country in Asia.

University Malaya remains top-notch

University Malaya is ranked 70th in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings 2020 – the biggest win yet for the Malaysia’s oldest university.

Are “women only” facilities helping?

Ladies only services have been around Malaysia for awhile. Even so, these zones are often abused or disrespected, but is necessary as these facilities affect on crime rate seem to be responding positively.

The outlooks on abortion

Abortion could be the path to equality sought by most women, or it could simply be the slaughter of the innocence.

Are you consuming fake food?

Food made from artificially crafted components are periodically prevalent. Unfortunately, consumers wouldn’t realize it until it’s too late.

Is Malaysia’s press still suppressed?

Malaysia rises up the international press index after governmental change, loosening media expression nationwide. Despite that, the future may not always grant Malaysians total media liberation.

English’s comeback in Math and Science

Sarawak is on it’s way to use English to teach Math and Science. While history has shown where majority of Malaysians stand, English is proven vital for success.

Overfeeding street sleepers

Homelessness faces discrimination and unforeseen risks. It’s constantly prevalent during Ramadan results in overfeeding and food wastage.

‘Neo-Nazi’ author’s books banned from Kedai Fixi

The Patriots’ author and founder Helmi Effendy wished for the killing of Malay “traitors”, causing local bookstore Kedai Fixi to remove his books from its shelves.

Cheap yet disastrous electric bills

Malaysia’s electricity charges are among the lowest in the world. Even so, our environment pays the price. While Malaysians save electricity for monetary reasons, better knowledge about energy efficiency should be applied.

In the face of scams

Bank scams are dangerous and undesired, yet they evolve and adapt as people change the way monetary transactions are handled. Gradually, the days of cold hard cash are diminishing as …

Malaysia’s strong bond with Palestine

The Israel – Palestine conflict is complicated and bloody. But historically, the British might be the ones who started pitting them against each other. Nevertheless, Malaysia and many other countries recognise and support the Palestine as a whole.

Root causes of Zoo problem

The Zoo Negara is struggling to survive, some people blame it on their high entrance fees, some point the finger at the animal welfare grooup. Recently, Zoo Negara was in …

Dying for Social Media

Online networking affects perception, judgement, and public approval; so much so people trade their lives for it. The fault doesn’t lie with any specific generation, but perhaps the evolution of …

Celebrity drug epidemic

Actor and director Farid Kamil is not the first Malaysian celebrity to have fallen victims to the darkest side of drugs, and it is safe to say that he won’t …

Formula One will return

After a year of absence, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants to bring Formula One back.
The first Malaysian Grand Prix (GP) – Formula One (F1) World Championship – was hosted by Sepang International Circuit in 1999. But

Gelatin: the enemy of halal products

Choosing food to consume and powder to dab on the cheeks is a pleasure for many, until gelatin is found on the list of ingredients. Muslims have always been concerned …

Kulim International Airport a threat to Penang

Kedah will be getting a new international airport, and while the people of the state are welcoming the news, neighboring Penang sees it as a threat to their own success.

The triumph and trials of Sandakan

The influx of Chinese dealers turned Sandakan into a blooming trade town. Until the Japanese invaded and forced thousands to work and die for them.