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Too Much, Too Soon

Too Much, Too Soon

by FAIZ NAQIB AMIRUL RAMLI “When I grow up, I want to end poverty.” “When I grow up, I want to save Mother Earth.” “When I grow up, I want to become a Jedi.” The last one is certainly impossible, though lightsabers are only a few light years away. Nevertheless, we all carry a dream,...
Who Says Nazism Is Dead?

Who Says Nazism Is Dead?

By ATIFAH UBAIDILLAH Amid the rise in terrorist attacks and hate crime throughout the world emerges another rising epidemic that has once again reared its ugly head in the streets of Germany and is now spreading wider. Nazi Germany has long gone, but its effects are profound and everlasting. The rise of neo-Nazism and white...
Rape Reviewed

Rape Reviewed

By EMA MARYA YACOB Have you ever heard of the infamous “finger-rape” case that caused an uproar among society back in 2015? This case had courts wishing that the definition of rape in the Penal Code was reviewed. So, what can be defined as rape? According to the Malaysian Penal Code, rape happens when a...
The Lion And The Tiger

The Lion And The Tiger

By N. A. WARDAH What kind of world are we living in? Nuclear threat is everywhere. Headlines come up way too often about the frustrating state of relations between the United States and North Korea. Kim Jong Un is shooting. Donald trump is barking. What is really happening? Why so serious? Oepsoyoe? Imagine two dominant...
Bangsa Melayu Bangsa Mundur

Bangsa Melayu Bangsa Mundur

Written by MUHAMMAD ‘IZZUL ‘AMMAR ABD LATIF “Bangsa Melayu ialah bangsa yang mundur pada masa dahulu. Mereka tiada peradaban serta ketamadunan yang jelas melainkan hanya bergantung kepada tamadun di sekelilingnya sahaja.” Inilah kata-kata dan tanggapan orang masa kini mengenai bangsa Melayu. Masyarakat sering menyangka bahawa Melayu ialah bangsa yang tiada tamadun pada zaman dahulu. Malangnya,...
Kemukjizatan Dalam Syariat

Kemukjizatan Dalam Syariat

oleh HAKIM QUE   Tidak diragukan lagi bahawa syariat yang dibawa oleh junjungan kita Nabi Muhammad s.a.w adalah syariat yang bersifat syumul meliputi seluruh aspek kehidupan dari sekecil-kecil perkara hingga sebesar-besar perkara. Syariat Nabi wajib diikuti dan ditaati hukum-hukamnya oleh seluruh umat Islam kerana Allah telah mengutus baginda sebagai Rasul bagi segenap manusia. Hukum-hukum syariat...
5 Money-Savvy Things To Do In Japan

5 Money-Savvy Things To Do In Japan

by AAINAA NADIRA MOHAMMED HASHIM If I were to describe Japan in one word, it would be: UNBELIEVABLE. It’s unbelievably clean, the people are unbelievably helpful and disciplined. But most importantly, it’s unbelievably pricey. Even as I went there with my family, the lot of us could feel how pricey it is to travel to...
A Blurry Journey To A Clear Future

A Blurry Journey To A Clear Future

    By FIRZANA REDZUAN Life has been great since I’m the kind that just dives into the ocean. I don’t think much because I don’t live to regret. If something messes up, I don’t dwell much because I always treat the downfalls as learning curves towards improvement and ultimately, the success I’ve always aimed for....
In Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

In Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

By JANANI AFIFAH   This is an underrated movie of the horror genre. The film, which was released in 2016, was all over Twitter sometime back. Jane Doe is a name used as a placeholder name for a party whose true identity is unknown or must be withheld in a legal action, case or discussion.To...
Taman Ilmu Dan Budi

Taman Ilmu Dan Budi

Taman Ilmu dan Budi oleh MIFHAN KARTIKA   Aku melangkah dengan langkah berkoba Pikul membawa hasrat mengembara Menuju destinasi pilihan tuntutan jiwa Agar hidup dilengkapi wibawa Aku sanjung kitab sakti Terkandung ilmu berbalut nilai erti Sebagai penyuluh jalan berduri Agar nanti dapat berbakti Aku menuntut di sini Taman ilmu dan budi Memenuhi azam jitu di...