What is the dispute between the Selangor government and the federal government over water supply and distribution in the state all about? Essentially, the state government wants to take over water operations in the state because it feels that the...
I don't know about you, but I got that sinking feeling when I heard that Penang Port could be privatised. At present, Penang Port comes under the federal Finance Ministry. The government reportedly has already spent RM1 billion over the...
More than 90 per cent of close to 5,000 respondents have voted a resounding 'No' to the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) on a poll put up on the Customs Department's website. You can still vote here.
The miners in Chile may have been miraculously rescued, but there are ghosts in that country that linger after the repression of the Pinochet years. Chile, after all, has its own Sept 11. This is the hidden story that the...
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...