Dr Lim Mah Hui has stepped down as MBPP councillor representing the civil society coalition Penang Forum after serving six years. Penang Forum has nominated another individual to represent civil society in Penang for the coming year. This is...
Thousands of Malaysians sing national anthem #Negaraku to mark #Merdeka at #Bersih4 rally pic.twitter.com/IrjvkOhI6G— Sumisha Naidu (@sumishanaidu) August 30, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Update 3 (11pm, 1 September): The Bersih 2.0 Steering Committee's estimate tallies with our prediction and estimate of 500,000. Update...
He's turning out to be quite the seasoned protester, isn't he? Flanked by Mat Sabu and Tian Chua, Mahathir urged some 2,000 anti-GST protesters to sign the Citizens' Declaration. Look who else showed up (see below): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKFR9Lj3o3Y And this is...
Hopefully, the Penang state government will put in place a large public park and other free recreational spaces, vegetable farms and fruit orchards for food security, and planned sustainable transport infrastructure, including bicycle lanes and top quality pedestrian networks...
1. UKM is the only public university to receive an increased allocation in the 2016 Budget. Its estimated allocation will be increased by 5 per cent from RM488m to RM512m in 2015. All other public universities, including UTM, which...
Update: It was also a no show at Komtar, where the group was supposed to stage a protest after the Friday solat prayer. In the event, only light strike force and other police personnel were present. Original post: No one turned...
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The suggestion by a federal minister that Penang should become a federal territory is ludicrous... or, as constitutional expert Gurdial Singh puts it, "preposterous" and "immature": “You cannot just take over a state. There is no provision for that,” the former...
Here's something that some ex-Xaverians found out when they attended a reunion bash: St Xavier's Institution in Penang is probably the oldest surviving formal school in the land. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvoJyy_shTM?rel=0] The year 1852 inscribed on the school building is...
The PKR reps are concerned about new not-yet-approved land reclamation projects not the previous ones, says Kebun Bunga rep Cheah Kah Peng, in a letter to the people of Penang. Questioning mega projects and voting based on conscience: Stop...

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