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10
Aug2020

Physical distancing should include social bonding, solidarity

Physical distancing should include social bonding, solidarity

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times August 8, 2020 THE best news on Aidiladha this year was the tweet from the Health Ministry (MoH) saying that "physical" distancing was to replace "social" distancing. The former is deemed to be easier to understand for...

04
Aug2020

Food selection, hygiene crucial for safety

Food selection, hygiene crucial for safety

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times August 3, 2020   EVER since the coronavirus hit the headlines, the issue of food involving animals has become a subject of discussion, especially wild animals sold in wet markets in some parts of Asia. It has...

28
Jul2020

Face masks only a temporary protective measure

Face masks only a temporary protective measure

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times July 28, 2020 IN anticipating the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak, a number of options have been proposed to mitigate, if not control the situation, other than lockdowns which were implemented during the first wave. One...

28
Jul2020

Vandalism a form of hatred that must be eliminated

Vandalism a form of hatred that must be eliminated

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times July 23, 2020 THE news of the vandalism on a mural completed recently is yet another display of plain irresponsible behaviour. This is not the first time, though. It has happened many times before. For example, during...

20
Jul2020

IIUM scores three firsts on Sustainability Institution Award

IIUM scores three firsts on Sustainability Institution Award

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak  Opinion - New Straits Times  July 15, 2020  IIUM created history last week when it was awarded the prestigious Green Gown International Award for the 2020 Sustainability Institution of the Year. This was announced in conjunction of the UN High Level Political...