The comments by the head of the European Commission delegation to Malaysia, Thierry Rommel, have triggered a storm a controversy with a lot of attention focused on the New Economic Policy. He said the rationale for expressing his concerns...
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...
Between 500 and 1000 workers have marched from Central Market to Dataran Maybank to mark Workers' Day. Many are disappointed that Najib's newly introduced minimum wage of RM900 for the peninsula and RM800 for Sabah and Sarawak falls...
Watch Obama tell the American people how the TPP would help American exporters penetrate countries such as Malaysia. Yes, he actually mention Malaysia and its "30 per cent tax on American auto parts". Are our local businesses - and...
This is Najib speaking at the UN general assembly, where he delivered an impassioned speech about the need to oppose extremism. (Check out 2:45 in the video to see the other Malaysians at the UN.) All well and good,...
Negotiations between the Malaysia and the European Union for a free trade agreement (FTA) are expected to begin in Brussels next week. But most Malaysians are being left in the dark about what this means for Malaysia while Parliament...
If you are in Penang and want to know more about the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - and it IS going to have an impact on all of us - this is where you want to be...
In a parting shot, Thierry Rommel, the European ambassador who left his post on Tuesday, castigated the Malaysian government for its deplorable human rights record and the "discriminatory" New Economic Policy (NEP). News reports quoted Rommel as saying the executive...
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...
Wearing an 'Occupy with Aloha' T-shirt, Hawaiian recording artist Makana crooned protest songs for 45 minutes during a top-security Apec dinner for world leaders in Honolulu. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-M07v8N_eU?rel=0&w=470&h=269] Outside, some 400 protesters and Hawaiian activists marched towards the venue...

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