Arts stream students are just as capable as any other student, and they deserve the chance to achieve greater heights, without something as inconsequential as society’s perception, stopping them, writes 15-year-old Nadya Nasren Mohammad Ismail.
In Young Voices this week, Annabel Elisha Rajah, 15, pens a story about Cynthia and her love and devotion for the game of badminton.
Do we want our daughters to think they are less valuable than boys? Do we want our sons to think they deserve higher pay just because they are boys? 15-year-old Shwathi Sudharshan says society must stand up against the gender pay gap, and both women and men must question this disparity.
In Young Voices this week, Carissa De-Ern Stuart pens a story about Sierra, whose unflinching devotion to her twin, ensures her sister remains in the limelight, even if it means being complicit in deceit.
Moral Education is taught in Malaysian schools, but cultivating moral values in a child goes beyond memorising words that appear in textbooks, writes Theivanai Natarajan, 13, in Young Voices this week.
Artificial intelligence is here to stay, and in Young Voices this week, 15-year-old Aidan Kwong hopes to see Malaysia invest in such technologies that will complement tasks carried out by Malaysians.
12-year-old Tisha Loh Zhi Yi pens a story about Annalise Chong and her family. The Chongs had never been well-to-do, unlike the families of most of the other kids in her school.
As the world evolves, older social media platforms are advancing their technology to compete with newer applications. Malaysia should emulate other nations in moving towards digital currencies and encouraging companies to start investing in the metaverse, writes Aidan Kwong in Young Voices this week.
In Young Voices this week, 13-year-old Tan Yuan Guan, who hopes to one day win the Nobel prize in literature, shares the tale of Ahmad Faiz, a victim of bullying, who has never met his father. He often wonders why his mother never opened up about his father’s death in his short story, ‘Changes’.
Thirteen-year-old Keerthanaa Surendran penned a story entitled ‘Albums’, which centres around Bryan, his father, stepmother, and how life had changed with the death of his mother two years ago.
Governments cannot continue believing that banning books is for the benefit of its citizens. People are able to make decisions for themselves and do not need authorities to decide for them, writes Farandeep Singh, 17, in Young Voices this week.
In Young Voices this week, Naga Pranav Patcha, 14, writes about the deaths of his schoolmates on school grounds, and wonders who is responsible for these heinous crimes.
Fourteen-year-old Isabella Thang Xin Ying, who started writing at nine, authored Untold – a short story about two brothers, Wilfred and Anthony, and their lives with their father, who often vented his frustrations on them whenever he lost money to gambling.