Discard to Mastercard

By Yang Siow Meng: The headlines screeched ‘Yang Siow Ming axed from Olympic squad’ that fateful day after the selection was announced. My disappointment was acute. Yes,...

A Talented Bunch

By Dennis Shepherdson: My father Anselm Nicholas Shepherdson was born in Taiping on 14 May 1900. He worked with the Malayan Railways. He was a very...

Unable to Express Truth

By Rahim Abdullah: We have always lived in a society that had practised diplomacy, and exercised plenty of discretion. The brutal truth, was generally buried under...

My Divine Journey

By Windsor John: In our journey of life, many will come into our paths, through family ties, friendship, colleagues, and people we know on social media. Some...

In the beginning

By Christina Kwok: I was only 13 years old when we first “met”. Seems a bit young, now when I think back… but it was all...

We Were One As a Team

By M.Karathu: Tunku Abdul Rahman’s contribution to football in Malaya and Asia, remains legendary. He was the father of football. He built the Merdeka Stadium in 1956...

Harun’s Tragic Fate

By Terence Netto: In 1973, when I began as a cadet reporter in New Straits Times, I was made quickly aware that Dato’ Harun Idris’s magnetism...

The Legend I Knew

By Gerald Kwok: When you live with a legend called Chow Chee Keong for so many decades, you lose much of the awe and it has...

Living With The Legend

By R.Selvarani: He had just returned from Germany after completing his degree and was appointed as a National Coach by the Ministry of Sports. On my first...

Oh! What a Letdown!

By S.Sabapathy: Running was my true passion. The joy of training and learning new methods to push your body to new heights was always a priority. And...