Political scientist Johan Saravanamuttu sent in the following after the Teluk Intan by-election. I think Dyana did fine but was stumped by the lack of returning voters (related to voter turnout) which was a major factor - these will...
Was the 1992 blackout across wide swathes of the nation avoidable? Was it to pave the wave for the privatisation of TNB? Selangor Kini, bearing the copyright of the Selangor state government, has published a report about former TNB CEO...
That's according to a survey by Merdeka Centre. The results are no real surprise. Merdeka Centre's press release: BANGI –A survey carried among voters in Peninsular Malaysia found that a majority (53%) of them did not understand how the GST...
A Workers' Day gathering is scheduled to begin at 10.00am in Butterworth. Workers are expected to register their opposition to the impending Goods and Services Tax. I hope to bring you some live updates. Tweets by @anilnetto ...
There is increasing speculation that President Barack Obama who is visiting Malaysia this weekend is on a charm offensive (or will there be some arm-twisting?) to seal the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. If he succeeds, the TPPA will open the...
Penang Port was quietly privatised to Sea Port Terminal on 23 Novemeber 2013 - and it was carried out by restricted tender. Another strategic national asset falls into the clutches of Syed Mokhtar Albukhary's business empire, rather than into...
Over in Parliament, the Supplementary Budget debate will be completed today. Next up: The GST Bill, most likely tomorrow. Malaysians are already hurting from price hikes. Say NO to GST.
At the same time, the compulsory acquisition must not be an excuse to pay excessive compensation to these concessionaires, say Rafizi Ramli, Tony Pua and Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. Joint Media statement by Rafizi Ramli, Tony Pua and Dr Dzulkefly...
In a major exercise, the Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) is reversing the privatisation of rubbish collection and cleaning services, which were outsourced to private contractors during the Mahathir era. The Council is hiring 1800 new workers and investing...
Trust the pro-Umno groups to find an ethno-religious twist to the kangkung episode. This video appears to be of the gathering of some 600-700 people outside the Sunway Carnival mall in Seberang Jaya yesterday. http://youtu.be/LOYhwCNEO0Q Another rally of some 300...

KEEP IN TOUCH

2,756FansLike
7,685FollowersFollow
38SubscribersSubscribe