The Catholic Church is synchronising an unprecedented global hour of prayer and eucharistic adoration from 5.00pm to 6.00pm Rome time or 11.00pm to midnight Malaysian time.
The naturalist, author, comedian and actor Bill Oddie presents his take on a new invasive species – the banker, in this video produced by Global Witness, also featured in The Guardian.
The late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez’s annointed successor Nicolas Maduro has squeezed through in the country’s elections with 51 per cent of the popular vote, according to reports.
A few nagging questions cropped up when I read an online news report about the Pakatan leadership’s latest position on the Lynas rare earth refinery.
President Hugo Chavez who has passed away reduced poverty and income inequalities in Venezuela, empowered his people through participatory local democracy, and built a bulwark against neoliberalism in Latin America. See below for a video discussion of his legacy.
This is Pak Samad’s latest poem, this time taking on an environmental theme.
Video footage of the anti-Lynas’ base camp being sealed. The protesters have since reportedly put up tents after the authorities closed down access to their post.