This is a hugely significant case that has not received enough attention and on which hinges the very definition of the employer-employee relationship.A Japanese multinational firm based in Malaysia, Asahi Kosei, has slapped a lawsuit on human rights...
Eleven days - that's all it took for people power to pressure the Perak government and a 'Hong Kong' firm to terminate their MOU for a rare earth exploration project in Bukit Merah.The MOU was inked by...
Finding it tough to keep your head financially above water? Read this if you want to know where Malaysia stands in Asia in terms of income inequality and some of the factors driving this inequality.Malaysia has a Gini...
Here are more images from the Iranian protest outside the UN building in KL yesterday. The protest was held after Mahmoud Ahmadinejady was declared the winner in Iran's presidential election held last Friday.
The monorail system in KL has once again hit the news - for the wrong reasons. This time the train stalled when power was cut after the system detected a traction problem.The loss of power resulted in...
Hydro Tasmania, acting as a dam consultant, is helping Sarawak build more dams, which could displace natives, while a Sarawak timber firm, after extensive logging in Sarawak, is now involved in the timber industry in Tasmania.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoDxRfbRy1k&feature=relmfuhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyzD7q_891E&feature=relmfuTa Ann Tasmania...
A major bombshell from the Australian High Court: It's not on to treat human beings as commodities that can be bartered, especially because Malaysia does not provide protection for the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers under its...
According to Unctad's World Investment Report 2009 released last night, Malaysia experienced a net FDI outflow of US$6.0 billion in 2008, more than double the US$2.7 billion net outflow posted in the previous year.Inward FDI fell to US$8.1 billion...
Large contracts have been awarded under a so-called "Automated Enforcement System" to Australian and German firms linked to two obscure local firms holding lucrative concessions for the supply and operation of more than a thousand traffic cameras and related...
One of Asia's richest men, Li Ka-Shing, has been selling off his business empire's China assets as the property bubble in that nation appears to have popped.Li now appears to be focusing on Europe.Here are links to a...

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