[Opinion] Abit Lewd – the story of a fallen preacher?

Recently a telegram group allegedly containing videos and screenshots of famous philanthropist Ebit Lew became viral following allegations of sexual harassments by the preacher. This brings to light once again the epidemic of blind worshipping of famous people. It is important to note however at this juncture, the telegram group and all contents within it …

“I’m Not Lazy or Unmotivated, I’m Depressed,” Says Your Loved One. Do You Know Enough About Depression?

If there is one way to describe how I feel today, it’s this: hopeless. I don’t feel like getting out of bed, because I don’t feel like there’s anything that I can look forward to. Malaysian food, which used to bring me such pleasure, doesn’t seem appetizing anymore. The things I used to love such …

In July 2021, I Watched the Malaysian Parliament Session for The First Time. Here’s Why.

I was never interested in watching a Malaysian Parliament session before July 2021. Life was, after all, too busy. With work, family, and quite honestly, I could think of more fun things to do. But, in March 2020, everything changed dramatically. Not just for me, but for everyone in the world. The events in the …

How Can We Dispel Vaccine Skepticism in Malaysia?

The vaccination program has been one of the methods in preventing diseases around the world with sufficient herd immunity. Before vaccines, many vaccine-preventable diseases (such as smallpox, polio, diphtheria, measles, and pertussis) outbreaks occurred, resulted in an increased mortality rate among children. The anti-vaccine movement has started in 1999 when a group of people refused …

[Opinion] If Ismail Sabri becomes the 9th Prime Minister, UMNO will solidify GE15 victory

With the appointment of the 9th Prime Minister looming over the citizens of Malaysia, there is still a lot of uncertainty whether Ismail Sabri or Anwar Ibrahim will emerge victorious. As the entire UMNO party is finally unified in supporting one candidate, rumours seem to confirm that it is certain Ismail Sabri has enough numbers …

Review: Season Eight of ‘Who wants to be PM?’ (Spoiler Alert)

The hit series ‘Who wants to be PM?’ has finished airing the final episode of Season 8 which garnered superb ratings over the course of the season. Season 8 followed the journey of the main protagonist TSMY, who usurped the position of Prime Minister from the opposition government where he eventually succumbed to the power …

[Opinion] How much power does the Malaysian Prime Minister wield?

In light of the series of events that have occurred in Malaysia, many people have begun to question how powerful the Prime Minister of Malaysia is that enables him to act with absolute discretion in running the country. Firstly, a Prime Minister is appointed under A.43(2)(a) of the Federal Constitution which states that ” the …