First, Manila hosted the 27th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting on 18-19 November, where leaders committed to support inclusive economic growth with priorities on enhancing the integration agenda, fostering SME participation in regional an [...]
by Dr Helmy Haja Mydin. First published in The New Straits Times 2 November 2015 I was recently given the honour of representing Malaysia at the World Health Summit as one of twenty ‘Young Physician Leaders’ from across the globe. With the support [...]
by Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz. First published in The Malay Mail 2 October 2015 As a child I grew up with Disney movies (my favourite remains The Jungle Book) and occasionally masterpieces not by Disney (like The Flight of Dragons), but the first  [...]
by Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz. First published in The Malay Mail 14 August 2015 It is the season of student events – many young Malaysians studying overseas are back on holiday and are collaborating with each other, local universities, NGOs and th [...]
Written by Dr Helmy Haja Mydin. First published in The New Straits Times on 24 July 2015. Many things revolve around race in Malaysia. It can be a particularly trying experience for a child of mixed heritage. When I was around 10, an Indian uncle  [...]
Written by Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz. First published in The Malay Mail on 24 July 2015 AS the first day of Syawal 1436 fell on a Friday – the day of the weekly congregational prayer – some adjustments were made to the established Raya itinerary. [...]
By Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz. First published in The Malay Mail on 17 July 2015. I used to frequent Low Yat Plaza quite regularly during the school holidays to obtain computer software and hardware for friends in England, before the days when fas [...]
by Helym haja Mydin. First published in The New Straits Times 19 June 2015 A doctor recently stated that women were unsuitable for a certain medical specialty and should not be allowed to enlist for training. The most shocking aspect of this state [...]
by Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz. First published in The Malay Mail 24 June 2015 My previous references to the SEA Games highlighted that it is the most successful regularly-organised multi-nation event in the region, and (perhaps tellingly) has noth [...]
by Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz. first published in The Malay Mail 5 June 2015 Putrajaya has put on a gobsmacking show of fantasy. The presentation is flawless, the colours are dazzling, the fragrance is uplifting and there are enough varieties of b [...]