After Hadi predicts ‘green tsunami’, storm wreaks havoc at Pas assembly

Hours after Pas president Abdul Hadi Awang predicted a "green tsunami", one main capony and other smaller tents out of some 30 tents collapsed...

International scholars join call to #SaveJerejak on eve of day of...

Well, whaddaya know! Pulau Jerejak has shot into the international spotlight with 30 scholars from 16 nations supporting a petition to save Pulau Jerejak. The...

Photos, GPS map of mysterious clearing in Pulau Jerejak

Someone has cleared a trail that is 10-12 feet wide along the northeastern coast of Penang. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Part of the trail, plotted using GPS on...

Migrant workers ‘dorms’ in Penang spark concern

Taking a leaf from what is happening in Singapore, Penang too is planning foreign workers villages/dormitories in Bukit Tambun, Permatang Tinggi, Juru, Batu Maung...

New photos emerge of late 19th Century church in Pulau Jerejak

New photos have emerged of the ruins of a 121-year-old church in Pulau Jerejak located on the eastern coast of the island, just north...

There’s a new group of red shirts in town

There's a new group of red shirts around - but this time it is Umno's turn to feel the jitters. At the Mahathir ceramah...

Encouraging turnout for Mahathir ceramah in Umno stronghold

Some 2,000 people thronged a Mahathir ceramah in the parliamentary constituency of Tasik Gelugor in mainland Penang last night in a sign that his...

What is Bank Negara doing about all these get-rich-quick ‘money games’?

In these tough times, many have "invested" their hard-earned money in dubious get-rich-quick 'money games' or pyramid schemes, which probably carry high risks for...

Vicious cycle: High property prices squeeze consumer spending

The other day, The Edge business weekly (10-16 April 2017) carried a frontpage report stating that E & O was in talks to sell...

Mahathir’s party vows to stop TUDM base relocation in Penang

At a ceramah on Saturday night on mainland Penang, it looks apparent that Mahathir's Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) is trying to make its...

Away from public eye, chainsaw-wielding workers hack through Pulau Jerejak forest

Around the time Penang Forum 7; #SaveJerejak was taking place in early April, someone decided to move in and clear some of the forest...

Hundreds sign petition calling for humane control of strays in Penang

After three silent awareness walks in Penang in recent weeks, over 800 people have signed a petition to handle the population of strays in...

Chilling account of massacre in Pulau Jerejak during Japanese Occupation

When Rajindar Singh worked as a medical assistant* in charge of the treatment room of Camp 1 in Pulau Jerejak in the mid-1960s, he...

Now activist Peter Chong reportedly missing

Update: Peter Chong returned to KL from Pattaya on 16 April 2017. He told police he had gone to Hatyai to find out more...

Packed Penang Forum 7 calls for moratorium on Pulau Jerejak ‘development’

Participants at Penang Forum 7: #SaveJerejak today called for a moratorium on any property development project at Pulau Jerejak, an island steeped in history. There...

Live – Penangites flock to Penang Forum 7: #SaveJerejak

It's a packed hall here at Penang Institute as Penangites show their interest in saving Pulau Jerejak.

Reminder – Penang Forum 7: #SaveJerejak

This forum on Saturday has received tremendous publicity in the media. It is the seventh major Penang Forum since 2008, this time speakers will...

Update: Third silent awareness walk in Penang to stop cruelty towards...

Update: A larger crowd is expected to turn up for a third Silent Awareness Walk on Sunday, 9 April at the Penang Botanic Garden...

Hadi’s bill farce: Political brinkmanship of the highest order

The saga of Hadi's bill in Parliament descended into a farce this afternoon amidst shouts of "Takut! Takut!" from opposition MPs when Speaker Pandikar...

Live – RUU355 di Parlimen; tiga sebab mengapa RUU355 harus ditepikan

Bagaimanakah rang undang-undang 355 naik tangga agenda Parlimen sekali lagi walaupun kerajaan telah memberi jaminan ia tidak akan membentangkan rang undang-undang itu? How...