The Penang state government has made a commendable move to launch a green citizens initiative.It launched a one-month registration drive on Saturday to register Penangites who would have to pledge to adhere to 10 green initiatives:work to...
Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is growing as people in affected countries express their disquiet.Within Malaysia, I don't think there has been enough media coverage and political debate on this huge trade pact, which is going to have...
'Pro-Lynas' demonstrators in Kuantan turned up to stare down anti-Lynas protesters observing how the rare earth concentrate from Australia is transported into the peninsula in the dead of night under police escort.http://youtu.be/_nX1n7VVtt8One of the spokesman for the pro-Lynas...
Concerned about expensive vegetables? Why not do something about it...Blog reader Anthony Louis comments from afar: Hello Malaysians,I live in Germany. You guys will be surprised how many people grow their own veges in their homes and then share...
Some 30 university students and activists led a protest outside USM this morning against the impending Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, which would allow large multinational corporations greater powers in the national economy. It is believed to be the first protest...
The new US ambassador to Malaysia, James Keith is urging both Malaysia and the United States to conclude a Free Trade Agreement after an earlier deadline in June was missed.Of course, the US stands to benefit far more in...
He had a lot of blood on his hands. A mass murderer. But he was held in high esteem by Western leaders (and Asean leaders too: they were practically falling over one another to pay tribute to him)....
Sometimes politicians may not be who they seem.Let's look at some definitions first.Politics (Oxford dictionary): the activities associated with the governance of a country or area, especially the debate between parties having power:Politician (Oxford): a person who...
What is happening now in Selangor - the ongoing water crisis - reflects the utter failure of the water privatisation policy.The result of the privatisation of water services to well-connected companies is now there for all to...
Sime Darby's decision to call off its takeover of the government-owned National Heart Institute (IJN) is a stunning victory for People Power.The rakyat have spoken. Ordinary people, through their vocal opposition to the proposal, have defeated a plan put...

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