Marina M.
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Marina M. thinks she should be invited to design jetplanes to make them more comfortable and user-friendly, having spent years flying with babies and husband in tow as well as alone. She is dreading the advent of mobile phone access on planes because long plane flights are the only time she is totally cut off from everyone else and she likes it that way.

Marina Mahathir: To Stay In Or Head Out? That Is The Questio...

By , 4 October 2021

Should I stay or should I go? Even as the pandemic turns endemic, this quandary will remain for some...

Marina Mahathir: Is Travel A Need Or A Want?

By , 12 August 2021

As travel changes and evolves — or in some cases becomes non-existent — I reflect on what this l...

Marina Mahathir’s Pandemic Diaries: Why I Still Wear Makeu...

By , 19 July 2021

Glittering gloss, gilded lids, and bright bursts of blush – what’s the point when no one can see...

Marina Mahathir’s Guide To The Best Reads: My 10 Favourite...

By , 29 June 2021

From epic journeys in the Caucasus Mountains to 16th century redemption, Zafigo’s Founder, Marina ...

How I Learned To Eat: Marina Mahathir On Food & Family

By , 19 April 2021

From childhood days spent scoffing down ikan kering with rice, to university life filled with days o...

Women In Leadership: Achieving An Equal Future In A COVID-19...

By , 8 March 2021

Every woman is a leader, whether at home, at work, or within their community.

Marina Mahathir On 2020: The Longest And Shortest Year Of Ou...

By , 31 December 2020

Marina Mahathir on taking the (difficult) lessons learnt in 2020 to build on the renewed hope and pr...

Early Detection Saves Lives: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By , 8 October 2020

Fear of cancer can be deadly. Get schooled and get examined. If my mum could go through breast cance...

Women’s Equality Day: Getting A Seat At The Table

By , 26 August 2020

An homage to where we were, how far we’ve come, how far we can go, and how important it is for wom...

Travelling On My Own For The First Time in 1973

By , 16 July 2020

"At that moment, I had to decide what was the least embarrassing option – stay silent and possibly...