Opinion http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion.html Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:47:49 +0800 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb What The Recent Viral Video About Malaysia’s Favourite Malt Drink Really Says About Our Sugar Consumption http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/721830-what-the-recent-viral-video-about-malaysia-s-favourite-malt-drink-really-says-about-our-sugar-consumption.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/721830-what-the-recent-viral-video-about-malaysia-s-favourite-malt-drink-really-says-about-our-sugar-consumption.html

For the past one week, a viral video concerning the alarming sugar level contained in a chocolate malt drink that is favoured by Malaysians has got everyone talking.

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hanamaher@malaysiandigest.com (Hana Maher) Opinion Wed, 07 Feb 2018 05:22:47 +0800
Why The Littering Habits Of PPR Residents Will Never Be Resolved http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/720700-why-the-littering-habits-of-ppr-residents-will-never-be-resolved.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/720700-why-the-littering-habits-of-ppr-residents-will-never-be-resolved.html

Without civic consciousness, the problem of throwing rubbish and objects out the window in high-rise buildings will never be solved as no amount of advice will get through to the residents.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen Majelan) Opinion Tue, 30 Jan 2018 04:13:58 +0800
Scientists Now Say Adolescence Lasts Until 24 http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/719101-scientists-now-say-adolescence-lasts-until-24.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/719101-scientists-now-say-adolescence-lasts-until-24.html

LONDON: Puberty now starts at 10 and lasts until 24, suggested a group of scientists studying adolescent health, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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syafiqsyazwan@malaysiandigest.com (Syafiq) Opinion Sun, 21 Jan 2018 02:54:07 +0800
Comment: The ‘Genius’ Of Trump: What The President Means When He Touts His Smarts http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/717900-comment-the-genius-of-trump-what-the-president-means-when-he-touts-his-smarts.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/717900-comment-the-genius-of-trump-what-the-president-means-when-he-touts-his-smarts.html

Pic: Getty Images

The genius in the White House has always believed that what makes him special is his ability to get things done without going through the steps others must take.

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hanamaher@malaysiandigest.com (Hana) Opinion Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:00:12 +0800
Pakatan's Role In The High Cost Of Living http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/717800-pakatan-s-role-in-the-high-cost-of-living.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/717800-pakatan-s-role-in-the-high-cost-of-living.html

THE articles on Selangor and Penang government property related taxes in the New Straits Times and Berita Harian on Monday and Tuesday are a reminder to the people in both states and also the country that the higher cost of living is not entirely due to the Federal Government’s policy.

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syafiqsyazwan@malaysiandigest.com (Syafiq) Opinion Sat, 13 Jan 2018 11:52:03 +0800
Schools Are The First And Best Sites For Human Capital Development http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/717627-schools-are-the-first-and-best-sites-for-human-capital-development.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/717627-schools-are-the-first-and-best-sites-for-human-capital-development.html

KUALA LUMPUR -- Schools commenced on Jan 2, 2018, and for some states in Malaysia, Jan 1, 2018. More than 137,000 students entered Standard One.

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haziqalfian@malaysiandigest.com (Haziq) Opinion Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:16:28 +0800
When Will Animals Get The Right Of Way? http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/716972-when-will-animals-get-the-right-of-way.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/716972-when-will-animals-get-the-right-of-way.html

ON Dec 25, the New Straits Times reported the heartbreaking death of an adult Malayan sun bear, struck by a motorcyclist around dusk on an expressway near Kuala Dungun.

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afdeza@malaysiandigest.com (AM) Opinion Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:03:46 +0800
Tech Backlash Catches Up To Apple http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/716873-tech-backlash-catches-up-to-apple.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/716873-tech-backlash-catches-up-to-apple.html

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: The tech backlash has caught up to Apple. Jana Partners and CalSTRS want the $900 bln company to give parents better controls over their kids’ iPhones. It’s an unusual issue for an activist, and apps from Facebook and Snap would make better targets.

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syareenim@malaysiandigest.com (Syareen) Opinion Tue, 09 Jan 2018 03:16:29 +0800
(Full Text) Prime Minister Najib's New Year Message http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/715568-full-text-prime-minister-najib-s-new-year-message.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/715568-full-text-prime-minister-najib-s-new-year-message.html

Pic: Barisan Nasional

THE following is the full text of speech by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's welcoming the New Year.

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hanamaher@malaysiandigest.com (Hana) Opinion Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:13:36 +0800
2018 A Good Year For Malaysian Economy http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/715508-2018-a-good-year-for-malaysian-economy.html http://www.malaysiandigest.com/opinion/715508-2018-a-good-year-for-malaysian-economy.html

BACK in 2015, many had predicted that the Malaysian economy would dip into recession by 2018, or even earlier. Perhaps, this was based on historical data which suggests that the economy tends to plunge into a recession every seven to 10 years.

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syafiqsyazwan@malaysiandigest.com (Syafiq) Opinion Sat, 30 Dec 2017 12:25:39 +0800