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  • UM professor awarded Fulbright scholarship

    Apr 08, 2022

    Professor Dr Yvonne Lim Ai Lian, a professor at the Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya (UM), was one of four in the country to be awarded the Fulbright Malaysian Scholar programme for the 2021-2022 cohort.

  • Walking with the wounded

    Apr 08, 2022

    An American friend was in town recently. Like any good Malaysian, I crisscrossed the valley, taking him to different food spots around the city.

  • Never giving up on the last and the least

    Apr 08, 2022

    Helping the homeless can be daunting because many of them don’t want to help themselves.

  • The secret hidden from the amoral

    Apr 08, 2022

    According to the Bible, there’s a secret that’s hidden from the amoral, known only by the virtuous.

  • Disarming our hearts, disarming the world

    Apr 08, 2022

    As immoral and deadly as a world awash with conventional weapons is, we must not forget the ominous nuclear threat posed by the world’s nine nuclear armed nations.

  • Everyone has a mission and purpose

    Apr 01, 2022

    One of the reflections I came across in Our Daily Bread was by Alyson Kieda, who shared about a girl named Jen, who was born without legs and abandoned in the hospital.

  • Bowled over by Winifred

    Apr 01, 2022

    Klang born Winifred Anne Duraisingam told the HERALD, “This is my biggest achievement thus far. I don’t know which team I will be in, but we will train together for two days before the tournament starts. I am looking forward to playing in a league with women from other countries.”

  • Practical versus Theoretical

    Apr 01, 2022

    The Bible iterates that children are a gift from God - “children are a heritage from the Lord” (Psalm 127:3). When a child is born into the family, he or she has the right to be nurtured, provided for and have a safe environment in which to grow.

  • A humbling experience with children in the Autism Spectrum

    Apr 01, 2022

    World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on April 2 every year. Cheryl Kristine, who works with special needs children writes about her personal experience.

  • The therapy of a public life

    Apr 01, 2022

    For us as Christians, this also means the therapy of church life. We become emotionally stronger, steadier, less obsessed, and less a slave to our own restlessness by participating more fully and healthily within the public life of the church.