As Indonesia's reformasi movement reached its climax with the installation of the reformist Joko Widodo as president, what is happening within Malaysia?We seem to be bogged down with petty ethno-religious issues (to divert our attention away from ...
National Geographic Channel features Thai forensic pathologist Pornthip Rojanasunand's role in the investigation of the sudden death of a Thai parliamentarian.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DT6JghtjhY&fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0][youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaLDPdGyh18&fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0]
Update: At 2.00pm, Singapore's 3-hour PSI reading dipped to 245, still at a very unhealthy level.Not looking good: Singapore's 3-hour PSI index has soared to an alarming 401 at noon, while Kota Tinggi (314) and Pasir Gudang (323)...
When writing the piece below for IPS, I spoke to economist Charles Santiago, who told me that non-Malays are so tired of the discrimination under the NEP that many of them would support FTAs with the US and the...
The strongest typhoon ever to make landfall in recorded human history - so strong that if there was a Category 6, it would have fallen squarely in that box - is not a natural disaster. Instead, the Philippines' lead...
The small island republic plans to create 700km of cycling paths by 2030. Are we going to be left behind again as we continue our love affair with the car while pouring billions of ringgit into road and related...
Aliran is screening this film at its office on Tuesday, 9 December.To get to the Aliran office, see Google Map here.
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...
Reports say that Petronas has terminated production sharing contracts in two blocks as the areas are "no longer a part of Malaysia".See a Reuters report here and an Edge report here.Murphy Oil was informed by Petronas that the...
Some scientists are making the link between climate change and Typhoon Haiyan. Unfortunately, much of the corporate media remain largely silent about the link, perhaps because large corporations which contribute advertising revenue to the media, are among the major...

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