Feeling overworked, underpaid… No such thing as a former journalist

By Roy Peter Clark When an ace reporter leaves a news organisation, the remnant left behind goes into a kind of mourning. How long they sit shiva depends...

“STAY HOME, BREAK THE CHAIN OF TRANSMISSION, INFECTION”

IT”S clear and crisp! In making this call, Ministry of Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said all concerned must play a role in taking advantage of...

1,000,000 COVID-19 CASES, UPWARD TREND CONTINUES

MORE than 1.12 million Covid-19 cases, and more than 59,000 deaths were reported over the past 140 days worldwide. The silver-lining remains the positive upward trend of recoveries...

A MALAYSIAN WITH THE MIDAS TOUCH DOWN UNDER

THE journey from Negeri Sembilan to Queensland, Australia can take a day if one travels by plane, but for Maha Sinnathamby (picture), it's taken a lifetime to...

TERIMA KASIH, KHAIRY JAMALUDDIN

MEDIA practitioners can heave a sigh of relief as they will soon receive their Covid-19 vaccinations. In lauding the recent announcement by Khairy Jamaluddin, National Press Club Malaysia...

Ivermectin trial for high risk COVID-19 patients

Effective pharmacologic treatments for COVID-19 remains a challenge. The Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) trial showed dexamethasone, a steroid, improved mortality outcomes for COVID-19 patients in...

COVID-19: NEW CASES – 159 / DEATHS – 27 / TOTAL – 2,320

THESE were figures which came to light by noon Saturday and Ministry of Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the single fatality was that of...

NO LARGE GATHERINGS?

AUTHORITIES are considering the need for large gatherings in months to come, following the outbreak of the global pandemic Covid-19 which has claimed 53 lives here. “We will...

FIGHT FOR CHANGE PAVES WAY FOR GREATER AWARENESS ABOUT ROLE OF JOURNOS

As the country embraces a new Malaysia and keeps up with developments and progress, the welfare of journalists seems to have been forgotten. So says the National Press...

NO DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY, NO CURFEW

WHEN the need arises, there would be an Enhanced Movement Control Order similar to the one imposed over two villages in Kluang, Johor. And this would mean; More...
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