Residents of Tecoma, a town in Melbourne, are saying "No" to plans to build a 24-hour fast food restaurant near a school and a national park in their community, resulting in a stand-off. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gB2Iea_KFQ They have submitted a petition with over...
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...
More than 5000 people were massacred in Penang under "a purge through cleansing" by Japanese forces during World War II and their bodies buried in mass graves including the site of the Rifle Range flats, Bukit Dumbar, Batu...
By now, 1MDB has supposedly "redeemed" US$2.3bn from a fund registered in the Cayman Islands. Of this amount, the firm says US$1.2bn (60 per cent) had been "redeemed" earlier, as reflected in its 31 March 2014 accounts. On 13...
For latest information on the charity drive, have a look at the Pink Hibiscus Club. That's the website for the Centre for Penang-Japanese Culture. They are still looking for contributions for food for sale, items such as books, accessories, toys,...
Hangzhou's new 48km Metro rail line costs RM11bn. How much is the 51km Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT going to cost? RM50bn? What's more, the Hangzhou line has to use complex technology as it runs underneath the West lake, Qiantang...
A Permanent People's Tribunal investigating giants of the pesticide and biotech industry for gross violations of human rights is currently in session in Bangalore, India from 3-6 December. Streaming is intermittent; so follow the twitter...
Residents of Tecoma, a village 40km east of Melbourne in Australia, took their campaign against a fast food giant to a 'higher note' with this creative performance. http://youtu.be/Jk0wDGc808A Mcdonald's wants to open a 24-hour outlet in the village, which is...
Should we be concerned about the second Penang Bridge after a bridge in China collapsed? In 1994, similar fears arose when the Seongsu Bridge in South Korea collapsed, killing 32 and injuring 17.
A small demonstration was held outside the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in KL this afternoon to protest against the signing of an Australia-Malaysia refugees-for-asylum seekers swap deal.

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