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0 comments, 18/05/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

What political miracle did former and now current Malaysian Prime Minister create on May 6? Not only did he come back after 15 years of political reti... Read more...

0 comments, 20/04/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

Recently, groups and individuals opposing the closure of Boracay Island staged a caravan to protest the shutdown, which they said would severely hit the livelihood and income of residents and workers. About 50 vehicles including 20 motorcycles joined the 71-kilometer caravan that took off about 8 a.... Read more...

0 comments, 08/04/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

In early March President Trump accepted an extraordinary invitation by North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un to meet this spring. It was unclear where the meeting would take place; the meeting would be by the end of May. It was totally unexpected because Trump has threatened ‘Fire and Fury’ and insulte... Read more...

0 comments, 02/04/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

For the uninitiated, please let me begin with Marshal McLuhan, who introduced the phrase “the medium is the message” in his seminal work Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, published in 1964. McLuhan puts forward an idea that the medium is equally, if not more, important than the message... Read more...

0 comments, 02/04/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

Once scoffing at Wikipedia, academics are slowly entertaining the idea that crowd-sourced knowledge might be a useful starting point for serious research as Wikipedia and other crowd-source platforms have “metamorphosed from gangly cultural interloper(s) into the de facto reference work of first r... Read more...