A few days ago, The Star reported that the relocation of seven Penan villages affected by the proposed RM3 billion Murum Dam in Belaga, Sarawak would be carried out according to the findings of a social and environmental impact...
Have you been to the market recently and scratched your heads at the rising prices of vegetables and fruit. What do you do? Vegetable and fruit prices have almost doubled over the last six months or so. And there is...
In 2002, the government bailed out two privately run LRT systems, which had run into financial difficulties, at a cost of over RM8 billion. That cost of that heavy bailout burden has resulted in the subsequently formed government-owned Prasarana...
http://popteevee.popfolio.net/popteeveescreen.swf?episode=66 Charles Santiago, the MP for Klang, provides a run-down of the water crisis in Selangor and explains how certain water corporations are making quick and easy money.
The government says it wants to remove subsidies. But what about the subsidies enjoyed by the super-rich corporate elites and their corporations - soft loans, incentives, ever lower corporate tax rates, lop-sided concessions, pioneer status tax breaks, capital allowances,...
1400: Some 300 people already outside Pasar Seni for the Workers Day gathering. Many of them are wearing red anti-GST T-shirts or red Bantah GST stickers stuck to their shirts. Three uniformed police personnel have arrived.
I find Latin America a fascinating continent, though I have never been there. But I am inspired by the stories of the suffering of countless numbers of ordinary people who resisted the authoritarian rule of US-backed right-wing regimes. Many...
The UK National Archives has put on public display a memorandum dated 21 February 1956 by the UK 'Secretary of State for the Colonies' on the 'Conference of the Constitutional Advance of Malaya'. From the memo, you can sense the...
A study just out reveals that about 85 per cent of new drugs offer few if any new benefits. In fact, a significant cause of death in the United States is due to the toxic side effects or...
If the NEP goes, what will replace it? The Malaysian Economic Agenda? Unlike the NEP, the MEA calls for providing assistance to all those who need it, irrespective of ethnicity. Fine, but PKR, DAP and Pas leaders must realise that...

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