So the Asean leaders have signed a Charter in the wonderfully democratic nation of Singapore in the company of leaders from Burma's rogue regime. (Check out this excellent documentary "Burma's Secret War".) Each member nation now has to take...
The latest on the protests at the Israeli attack on the Gaza humanitarian aid flotilla.Gaza protest
Here's an interesting series of seminar lectures on Culture, Media and Identity brought to you by the Centre for the Study of Communications and Culture, University of Nottingham Malaysia campus. Farish Noor is first in line to speak...
Fed up after the petrol price hike? Depressed over inadequate public transport? Why not channel your frustrations into something more productive such as lobbying for sustainable public transport? Penang Forum and the Working Group on Public Transport are holding...
The folks at Aliran have been busy putting together the latest issue of Aliran Monthly in time for the by-election. And it has just been mailed out to subscribers. If you are not a subscriber, what are you waiting...
Paula leading the crowd with a freedom songRiot police arrived as the event was winding downShining the light for justice and freedom in the landAll eyes will now be on the vigils in Petaling Jaya and Ipoh tomorrow.2358: The...
The Steering Committee of the Penang Forum is holding a public forum at the Caring Society Complex along Jalan Utama on 18 December from 9.00am to 5.00pm.The Penang Forum is an informal network of some 40 Penang-based NGOs...
Residents of Taman Golf in Ipoh have successfully appealed for the removal of a sewage treatment plant facing their homes.A rare victory - Photo courtesy of Ipoh EchoA three-person panel of the Perak Appeals Board, led by N H...
Blog visitor Sharon, a Tecoma resident, speaks about the campaign:It’s great that the “NO Maccas in Tecoma” campaign has gone international. Tecoma is a small town in the Dandenong Ranges and although it is not far from major suburban...
First Ambiga, then reportedly other members of the Bersih steering committee - and now Aliran president P Ramakrishnan has received a death threat via sms.Aliran is a member of the Bersih coalition and is represented on the Bersih...

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