A few news items caught my attention recently. The first one is datelined Bukit Mertajam, the link for which I put up recently: Trafficking abuse of Myanmar Rohingya spreads to Malaysia The United States recently downgraded Malaysia and three other countries...
While the authorities are busy investigating nudists scampering around at Teluk Kampi, an even more outrageous saga is taking place under our nose.
The New York Times reports: While earlier generations learned a narrative that essentially started in 1819 with the British colonial administrator, Sir Stamford Raffles, stumbling upon a sleepy Malay fishing village, 13-year-olds now learn of a golden age that started...
Don't discriminate. Instead, treat people as you would like to be treated, says Obama, in a message to youth that strikes close to home.
I came across this eye-witness account of the scene around KL during then US president Lyndon Johnson's visit to Malaysia on 30 October 1966. His visit to Malaysia took place a year after the United States deployed regular combat...
Among other things, this Oxford Analytica report (link above) says: South-east Asian banks will be tested as the eventual end of quantitative easing affects local currencies, capital flows, financial asset prices, borrowing costs and repayment capabilities of corporate and household...
Find out more about what happened in Singapore during the Operation Coldstore crackdown of 1963, when over a hundred activists, stalwarts of the opposition front Barisan Sosialis, newspaper editors, trade unionists and university students were detained. The operation dealt...
An informed source has revealed to me that at one upmarket seafront apartment suites complex in northern Penang Island, the actual occupancy rate is just 10 per cent, even though the apartments have been sold out. Contrary to popular belief...
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...
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...

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