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    Why are Malaysian Chinese the wrong Chinese?

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    Aidil Rusli / 1 week ago

    Two unsung genre gems worth your time in Malaysian cinemas now

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    Praba Ganesan / 1 week ago

    Umno’s single-minded charge to the endzone

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    Erna Mahyuni / 1 week ago

    We should all be honoured guests at the Malaysian table

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    Alwyn Lau / 2 weeks ago

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  • A more Singaporean Singapore

    Surekha A. Yadav / 2 weeks ago

    A more Singaporean Singapore

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    Aidil Rusli / 2 weeks ago

    A dose of movie magic from Godzilla, Kong and Zack Snyder’s Justice League

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    Praba Ganesan / 2 weeks ago

    Assess and fix Covid-19 induced education gaps or lose a generation

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  • When was it DBP’s job to make excuses for racism?

    Erna Mahyuni / 2 weeks ago

    When was it DBP’s job to make excuses for racism?

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  • 20+ reasons why I don’t turn on my video in Zoom

    Alwyn Lau / 3 weeks ago

    20+ reasons why I don’t turn on my video in Zoom

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    Surekha A. Yadav / 3 weeks ago

    We need more female billionaires

    MARCH 21 — I am a woman. Stating the obvious but this is important because to this day, this biological fact determines a great deal of what is expected of...

  • Two new movies now playing in Malaysian cinemas

    Aidil Rusli / 3 weeks ago

    Two new movies now playing in Malaysian cinemas

    MARCH 20 — The big news this week in terms of new movies is, of course, the release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League, a triumph of fan demand long in the making ever...

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    Praba Ganesan / 3 weeks ago

    Flawed people require force to pretend to be respectable politicians

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    Erna Mahyuni / 3 weeks ago

    10,000 ringgit sticks but no carrot

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