The leaders of all five major political parties in Finland today are female, but their gender alone is by no means a determining force in their capabilities and skill as politicians.
While the weekend’s result in Tanjung Piai is unlikely to be the straw that broke the camel’s back, it is no doubt the strongest indicator yet of changing perceptions in respect of the balance of political power in Malaysia.
Pakatan Harapan’s failure to heed the needs and wants of the people will only result in another Cameron Highlands, another Semenyih, and – according to all predictions – another Rantau.
Some youths complain about being burnt out after working for five or six years but the most troubling grouse is “not learning anything” – where no real progress seems to be made in terms of improving knowledge or skills, writes our columnist Hannah Kam.
Any decent and rational citizen can agree that nothing less than full consent is acceptable in sexual relations, irrespective of whether the man has put a ring on a woman’s finger.
World Mental Health Day 2018 reminds us there is no shame – only courage – in reaching out for help when life gets a bit overwhelming.