13-year-old Amanda Axryd writes about the ‘Festival of Lights’, including the many differences in how it is celebrated in Malaysia and India.
Twentytwo13’s Young Voices writers Shwathi Sudharshan and Theivanai Natarajan list down their Top 10 movies to celebrate Deepavali.
Thamitira Rooban, 14, says it’s time for Deepavali to be made a two-day holiday, and the extended day should apply to all, not just students and Hindu civil servants.
The mixed-gender, 5-aside futsal league kicked off in Singapore on Oct 26, after being mooted 12 years ago. One nasty episode aside, it is hoped more teams will join the upcoming seasons, writes Singapore-based Rasvinder Singh.
America has been exposed as a war-mongering nation that has no qualms or conscience in committing war crimes and genocide to establish its imperial presence, writes Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin.
In the corridors of some of our public institutions – schools; the atavistic desire to ‘eat’ or be ‘eaten’ rears its ugly head every so often, suggesting deeper malaise and that our education system is didactically inadequate, writes seasoned newsman Razak Chik.
Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy, an honorary associate professor at the Centre for Policy Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, examines the need for the Prevention of Crime Act in Malaysia following calls for it to be reinstated after relevant amendments are made in Parliament.
The point of an inter-governmental forum such as APEC, is to encourage the free flow of ideas and prompt discussions about major concerns from member economies. No one benefits from advocating a boycott that could silence their leader from voicing out their nation’s discontent on a global platform, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
In Young Voices this week, 15-year-old Shwathi Sudharshan, writes about her recent trip to South Korea, where she and more than 500 Malaysian Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts had the time of their lives at the 25th World Scout Jamboree.
It is all too easy to call for “data-driven cultures”, but actually defining and building such cultures is far beyond the comprehension of most data professionals, writes Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
It is a fallacy to think that the rule of law, based on the universal moral and ethical principles subscribed by all religious beliefs, governs the geopolitics of the world, writes senior academician Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin.
In a heart-pounding showdown at the iconic Stade de France in Paris, the South African Springboks once again etched their name in the annals of rugby history. Rugby enthusiast, Pola Singh lists down several memorable moments of the 2023 World Cup.
To the urban poor, the city holds the allure of boundless opportunities. However, it is only in cities where good governance prevails that essential services are available to all, write academicians Dr Kanetasya Sabilla, and Dr Romi Bhakti Hartarto.