An impending Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement has sparked a global campaign amidst concern that it will lead to promote greater internet censorship, especially by large corporations. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=citzRjwk-sQ?rel=0] Acta aims to enforce copyright and crack down on counterfeited goods. But according...
Come 18 February, Europe will have more than half the total number of cardinal electors even though Latin America, Africa and Asia account for more than two thirds of the global Catholic population. The latest position after Pope Benedict's...
Somehow the government appears to think that the effects of the global economic crisis will have minimal effects on the local economy. Is it in denial mode? This article by Dr Jeyakumar published by Aliran might prompt the government...
If Copenhagen can allow pedestrians, cyclists and others to reclaim the streets from cars, why not Penang? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59-roEQZWOY?rel=0&w=470&h=269] It's not rocket science. Note there was initial scepticism and cynicism when the plans were car-free areas were first announced. Many said...
The MACC has initiated an investigation into the allegations surrounding Alstom and its alleged link to Malaysia. See the AFP report on MSN News. Meanwhile, Swiss prosecutors have reportedly dropped documents on their website relating to their case against...