Shaun Liew

Shaun Liew


Shaun Liew loves movies, TV and books. He wants you to watch 'In The Mood For Love' and 'Mad Men' and to read 'The Sense of An Ending' as a start.

Recent Opinions

  • 9 months ago

    How one man built a thriving running community

  • 1 year ago

    UKEC: Students on a tightrope

  • 1 year ago

    So, when is it too much?

  • 1 year ago

    Response to a (t)horny issue: The case for hunting safaris

More from Shaun Liew

  • 1 year ago

    What it is like in Leeds

    MARCH 27 — As a student here, there will be late nights, really late nights, and nights so late you may as well eat breakfast before you sleep.  It is true when the British...

  • 1 year ago

    What birds see below

    MARCH 16 ― As a student studying abroad, I daydream often. Outside the window of my room, there is a car park, green garbage containers and more student accommodation being...

  • 1 year ago

    Asean countries should worry about themselves too

    FEBRUARY 22 — The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is a great graphic novel. That Singapore’s National Arts Council withdrew its funding because it did not...

  • 1 year ago

    Theresa May must be on the right side of history

    FEBRUARY 1 ― Unlike marriages, governments do not accept each other’s differences because they love each other; they do so because have something the other wants. This week...

  • 1 year ago

    The Philippines' drug war in captions

    DECEMBER 15 — A picture is worth a thousand words: this is one of the worst, over-recycled clichés that exists today. It is also a frequent occupier of Instagram captions, one...

  • 1 year ago

    Because Orang Asli homes are our homes

    DECEMBER 12 — The only time fake news has some value is when it’s satire: using irony to teach. And recent events cannot be better summed up than Fake Malaysia News’ latest...

  • 1 year ago

    Sympathy for those who deserve it

    OCT 19 — Malaysia's deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has a long record of being in government and even sat on the board of many companies. Presumably he has done so...

  • 2 years ago

    Hating the sin, but not the sinner?

    SEPTEMBER 27 — Homosexuality is a sin, but sinners deserve to be loved just as much. That was the consensus I gathered from a public discussion. Last month, the New Straits...

  • 2 years ago

    Thoughts on the Sarawak state elections

    MAY 17 ― West and East Malaysians have been bickering through social media, face-to-face conversations, and so on. But if they want the same thing, why are they fighting...

  • 2 years ago

    Frank Underwood is wrong, power is not superior to money

    MARCH 23 — “Choosing money over power is a mistake almost everyone makes. Money is the big mansion in Saratoga that starts falling apart after 10 years. Power is...

  • 2 years ago

    The case against scholarship cuts

    MARCH 8 ― In January 2016, the Malaysian government made the decision to cut the amount of scholarship schemes available to those seeking to study overseas. While this was...