President Obama has had to face up to memories of the US-backed repression in Central America during a visit that coincided with the anniversary of the assassination of the legendary Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero, on 24 March...
Now we see various quarters pushing for the RM353m dredging work to be carried out at the Penang port, which is being privatised to Syed Mokthar Al-Bukhary's Seaport Terminal. This raises several questions. The dredging is expected to boost...
The other day, I was at the ATM when I noticed a middle-aged couple in front of me in the queue. They tried a few times to withdraw funds. As I waited a few minutes, I overheard them saying...
When people think of the World Bank, the image they often see in their minds is one of a global financial institution that provides loans to developing nations to raise their standard of living. That is basically the picture...
Only in Malaysia: Malaysia - world's second largest palm oil producer. (Indonesia is now the world's largest producer.) The "new" Sime Darby - world's largest listed palm oil producer. And yet, rationing has been imposed: 5kg buying limit on cooking oil PUTRAJAYA: Five kilograms...