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The Sabah Political Crisis: What it means for Pakatan, Perikatan – and Malaysia

The events of July 2020 plunged Sabah into a political crisis. Here’s how this imbroglio affects all of us.

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Covid-19: When a pandemic collides with xenophobia

In this special report, Between The Lines looks as the racialisation of Covid-19 and how the illness has brought out the worst in us.

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The ‘New Normal’: What it means for Malaysians – Part 2

In the second of this two-part series, we take a look at how the ‘new normal’ will affect our social interactions – how we eat, play and pray.

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The ‘New Normal’: What it means for Malaysians

The “new normal” is a word bandied about so much in recent days. In this two part series, Between The Lines takes a look at what moving forward would actually look like for Malaysia as we emerge from over two months under near total lockdown.

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Life, and Hari Raya, in the age of Covid-19

Some took a hit while others fared better than most. But the past couple of months have showcased the resilience of Malaysians in facing this crisis and rising above it.

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Post-MCO: What’s fueling the spike in Air Selangor’s water bill

If you live in Selangor, you may have noticed something strange with your water bill. There’s a reason for that.

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Battling the beast within: The psychological trauma of Covid-19

It came out of nowhere, but in less than six months Covid-19 has swept the …

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Rohingya refugees have put together a semblance of a life and normalcy in Malaysia, such as in this settlement near Batu Caves. Special Edition
Coming of Age in Exile

In this article, we examine the lives of Rohingya refugees in Malaysia and explore how they rebuild their shattered hopes and dreams.

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Malaysia Baru Featured Special Edition
Malaysia Baru vs Malaysia Lama: What’s Changed?

We ask illustrators to give us their perspective on how different Malaysia really is since the first change in government in the country’s history.

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A Land Without Time Featured Special Edition
A Land Without Time

In this heartrending essay, we look into the fates of the Batek, a tribe of indigenous people whose lives and lifestyles are being obliterated by the relentless march of time and “progress”.

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All Creatures Great Featured Special Edition
All Creatures Great and Small, Can Malaysia Save Them All?

In this second of a two-part report, we look at how the Malayan Tiger has slid into the brink of extinction.

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Malaysia’s Rhinos: The Long Goodbye

In this first of a two-part report on Malaysian wildlife, we write about how Malaysia’s rhinos went extinct and became lost to the world.

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Here’s How Much The Haze Costs Us

By Dr Helena Varkkey While the dark and dreary days of September may be fading …

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No Smoke Without Fire: The Politics of Haze in Southeast Asia

After three years of relatively clear skies, the haze reappeared in Malaysia in 2019. One …

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Enemies Strangely Similar Featured Special Edition
Enemies Strangely Similar and Decidedly Dissimilar

In this piece, a veteran journalist examines the complex relationship between Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Lee Kuan Yew.

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