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...
There's been a lot of reaction over the selection of the Perak Mentri Besar, which has gone to a Pas candidate. Kit Siang should not have asked his DAP state assembly members to boycott the swearing in. After all,...
A friend of mine in the UK just sent me this message: I particularly take the point about the growing effectiveness of blogging and the ways in which Youtube and other such sites are serving to spread the truth...
Live coverage of a major forum on the future of health care in Malaysia being held in Penang this afternoon. The forum begins at 2.00pm.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AViCexg84kc?rel=0&w=470&h=348]Reforming the Malaysian Healthcare System: Is there a need?There will be a public...
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,...
I was paying only casual attention while Najib droned on over the radio when tabling his Budget in Parliament yesterday.But my ears pricked up when he mentioned a "second wave of privatisation".The Bernama headline says it all: 'Companies Under...
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.
The government-owned National Heart Institute (IJN) is in the midst of a RM230 million expansion plan - that would be public money - to buy more equipment and to build a new wing, which would be completed next year.This...
http://www.dailymotion.com/swf/k1pZiwGYQrDRmlHSpY The real cause of the global financial crisis: This may be a comedy clip, but it provides a more accurate analysis - in layperson's language - of the root causes of the financial meltdown than anything you may read...
According to the latest household income survey, the following are the percentages of families in the various monthly household income brackets.Household monthlyPercentageincome rangeof families< RM 10008.6RM 1001 – 200029.4RM 2001 –...

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