I am just back from Singapore, where I took part in a forum on the Malaysian general election with some old friends. The forum on Tuesday was organised by the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang...
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...
Why are the authorities here treading delicately and gingerly in dealing with the 'invasion' from Sulu? This view from the Philippines may shed some light. Have a look at this article from the Philippines Daily Inquirer. Thanks to JJ...
Are hawker maestros in the street food haven of Penang being lured to neighbouring cities and countries? Should we be worried? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXWNATJq6CY?rel=0&w=470&h=269] This is the Malaysian Food Street in Sentosa, Singapore... and "17 of Malaysia's best hawkers" have been...
I couldn't resist that headline, sorry. Looks as if the Singaporeans are eager to take relations with Malaysia to a new level. Either that or they have gone completely potty - about orchids, that is. They have named "a tall and...