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...
A tribute to the genius of the late sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KXk_8_8oLY?rel=0&w=470&h=264] Here Ravi Shankar gives a sitar lesson to Beatles guitarist George Harrison: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t79aI-I6ucA?rel=0&w=470&h=353]
Save Malaysia Stop Lynas spokesperson Tan Bun Teet goes toe-to-toe with Lynas executive chairman Nic Curtis in this debate aired over Aljazeera. http://youtu.be/5sF7sp4Kxjk Personally, I found Nic Curtis' arguments about why they chose Malaysia and not Australia quite laughable....
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...
Malaysia's proposal for the controversial multibillion ringgit Padma Bridge project appears to be fizzling out, after several Bangladesh press reports described it as 'not viable' and 'empty'. See the Financial Express and Daily Express reports. The Daily Express also...
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.
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=relmfu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyzD7q_891E&feature=relmfu Ta Ann Tasmania...
A snapshot of the share price history of Lynas Corporation Ltd over the last six months. What does this say about investor sentiment? Lynas is behind the controversial rare earth refinery in Gebeng, Kuantan, which has seen strong opposition...
Anti-Lynas protesters gathered in Sydney on 14 July to express solidarity with their Malaysian counterparts who cast their ballots in a mock referendum on the rare earth refinery.
US trade reps at the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations in Dallas were left red-faced on Friday, when activists gatecrashed a welcome gala and presented the US Trade Rep with a fake award for bulldozing through the Big Business/MNC agenda. (Malaysia...

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