Something is stirring in Sabah

You have probably seen clips of Warisan leader Shafie Apdal in action. This is Warisan supreme council member Jo-Anna Sue Henly Rampas, a Bintang...

Live – Launch of Jelajah Harapan Selangor

Coming to you from the Kuala Selangor Stadium: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js =...

As Malaysian election looms, China quietly spreads tentacles across region

While most of us are caught up with a flurry of news ahead of the general election, we should not forget what lurks in...

Abolish Penang Bridge tolls for motorcyclists or for all users? There’s...

The BN leader has pledged to abolish toll for motorcyclists who use the Penang Bridge if the BN wins. (To say that Penang would get...

Penang Forum Agenda 2018 unveiled

Penang Forum has a list of demands which it calls on Penang’s newly elected officials of 2018 to act upon and deliver. These demands...

An early ‘tsunami’ as online petition draws over 120,000 responses

So polling day on 9 May, a Wednesday, will be a public holiday, the government has announced. Did this have anything to do with...

What will happen to the Penang ‘PKR 5’ in this general...

Is there any room for dissenting voices in Penang Pakatan over the model of development the state government is pursuing? How many of the PKR...

Fire blazes at condo construction project in Mount Erskine, Penang

Update from Aspen Group CEO M Murly: As the Group CEO, it is my responsibility to assure all purchasers of Aspen Group properties and all...

Teh Yee Cheu: Why I am contesting under PSM in Sungai...

Tanjung Bungah state assembly member Teh Yee Cheu who yesterday announced he was quitting the DAP created another ripple today with the news that...

Will the RoS decision to disband Bersatu return to haunt BN?

This was the moment Mahathir announced that Pakatan Harapan would use the PKR logo as its common symbol for the coming general election (see...

Seven obstacles Malaysia’s opposition must overcome to capture Putrajaya

Opposition parties seeking to take over the reins of government in Malaysia will have to contend with a daunting obstacle course that could make...

The Pakatan Harapan-PSM dilemma

I have always wondered why Pakatan Rakyat and then Pakatan Harapan were so ready to embrace fledgling parties like Bersatu and Amanah - but...

Pulau Jerejak to turn into a mini-Hong Kong – or Ellis...

Check out the recent satellite image above. Below is what it looked like in 2016: If we are not careful, we could see perhaps half...

Pulau Jerejak: Voices from the Past, Choices for the Future

A video in four parts of a fascinating recent forum about Pulau Jerejak in Penang. Part 1 above - a presentation by Rexy Prakash...

Five reasons why Malaysia’s rising debt should concern us

Here are five reasons why we should be concerned about the Malaysian government's debt and expenditure levels. 1) Federal government debt has been growing by...

Not even one Malaysian destination among TripAdvisor’s Top 25 in Asia

We take great pride in getting into any top 10 list of places to visit or live in. But here is sobering news: never mind...

PSM spreads its wings in Penang

Parti Sosialis Malaysia is opening up a service centre in Jelutong, widening its sphere of influence in Penang and adding to the political discourse...

The Penang we want: An open letter to Penang Forum

Our guest contributor is Judy Cheng-Hopkins, who comes up with some criticism of Penang Forum for indulging in 'group-think'. She raises the larger issue...

Aliran Young Writers Workshop: Elections and Change

This workshop, with the theme Pilihan Raya dan Perubahan or Elections and Change, will focus on stimulating discussions and ideas about what young people...

Clearing work begins … Save Taman Rimba Kiara before it is...

Trees have been removed in the area so that a sales gallery can be constructed. According to the Malaysian Insight, Kuala Lumpur City Hall...