Awareness, early detection key to helping pupils with dyslexia

If teachers detect such pupils early and assist them, these children can go on to achieve tremendous success in their chosen paths, writes Dev...

Down memory five-foot way in George Town

Back in those days, people collectively understood five-foot ways as a shared space between the public and the private, writes Penny Wong. “Look at...

MRT vandalism: Time to say goodbye to third-class mentality

Our boldness in speaking out against vandalism may encourage other individuals to do likewise, writes Penny Wong. Before I left Penang for my studies...

Ghost cities and the haunting suffering of migrant workers

Dev Arul Jayakumar reflects on a disturbing film about what migrant workers endure for the sake of ‘development’. It is quite an achievement to...

Beasts of sin: Agony and despair in the pursuit of ‘development’

Yap Li Yan reviews the film Behemoth, which silently depicts the harrowing impact of coal mining and steel refining in China on migrant workers...

Pas, the quiet winner post-GE13

Pas has managed to convince the Malays that it is now a truly viable alternative to Umno - but whether this change will lead...

Reclaiming George Town’s five-foot ways as a public space

Apart from stepping up awareness-raising and enforcement, the authorities need the people’s support to once again open up five-foot ways for pedestrians to use,...

Perginya seorang ‘Galileo Galilei’ Melayu

Pada Jefry Musa, Kassim Ahmad, yang sangat merendah diri, merupakan cendiakawan dan intelektual Melayu yang berani. “Orang ini ada aliran fikiran dalam masyarakat, politik,...

A duty to protect the Federal Constitution

It is the duty of all citizens to ensure that the constitution remains as the guiding principle of this country, writes Lavaniyan Nathan Jothy....

Majlis Keraian Rakyat – untuk Rakyat atau untuk Yang Berhormat?

Rakyat harus budayakan kenyataan bahawa Yang Berhormat berada di atas kerana kuasa rakyat, dan seharusnya berkhidmat untuk rakyat bukan sebaliknya, ujar Adinda V Lavender....

Manchester bombing: A reflection on the perils of intolerance

As a society, we must be governed by compassion and empathy and co-exist with one another in harmony, writes Dev Arul Jayakumar. Just before...

Suicide is not painless: Understanding the anguish behind it

Dev Arul Jayakumar describes the agony felt by those going through difficult times. We can help them by listening, showing empathy and being less...

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