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The Doctor Says

Down Syndrome can be a complex condition to manage

This common chromosomal disorder can result in multiple health issues that require timely intervention for the best quality of life.

Pinang Points

Ocean of blessings to discover

I WOULD like to share two blessings that Penang has to offer which even some Penangites might not be aware of.

A Winning Factor

Spurs’ ‘Spursy’ slip-up and United’s FA Cup drama

ASK any football fan, especially Arsenal’s, what ‘’Spursy’’ means. They will tell you it means ‘’to have success in reach but to ultimately throw it away’’ and this weekend, that is what Tottenham Hotspur did as the fight for fourth continues.

Know Your Medicines

Can my medication harm my kidneys?

Some people mistakenly believe that being on long-term medications for chronic conditions like hypertension is not good for their kidneys.

SEARCH Scholar Series

Harmonising growth: Greening the Belt and Road

THE Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a massive infrastructure and economic development project aimed at enhancing global connectivity.

Curious Cook

Curious Cook: Silent killers

The columnist examines the various ways overconsumption of ultra-processed foods is proving detrimental to humans.


Shining spotlight on the very best

The Academy Awards, like the movies it celebrated and honoured, never failed to awe and surprise. The 96th ceremony presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last week at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles was no different.

Reflecting On The Law

Respecting pluralism and diversity

ON Wednesday, March 13, the Education Ministry issued a directive for school canteens to remain open during Ramadan, particularly in schools that have non-Muslim students.


When kids go power! Pre-teen superteam Power Pack turns 40 this year

Preteen superteam Power Pack turns 40 this year, and there is hope that it will get its time in the limelight once again.


Dear Thelma: My simple, happy life has been shattered by my family

They were different when staying with my brother – they did everything for him. But when they came to stay with me, they were totally the opposite, and always blamed me for not serving them well.

Putting Dr G On The Spot

Fuelling two birds with one pill

Dealing with Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, a common condition that affects many men with advancing age.

It's Just Politics

Tracking royal bloodlines

Another person has emerged from the woodwork claiming to be an heir of the Sulu Sultan and is asking the Malaysian government to pay him billions.

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