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 enthusiastic participants of the vigil refused to go home after the "official" proceedings ended. Instead, many of them walked up to the pavement and chanted at passing motorists, who honked back loudly in support Light in the darkness: This...
Here's a message from the folks in Aliran to all of you: Dear fellow Malaysians For over 30 years, Aliran has been a beacon for Malaysian society in many important ways. Aliran provides a rallying point for citizens and civic organisations...
The Penang state government has set up a Penang Women’s Development Corporation, which is working with the Penang Island and Seberang Perai municipal councils to implement gender-responsive budgeting. This report from theSun: Penang promoting gender interest policies Posted on 7 March...
All good things must come to an end, except in this case the ending of the print magazine opens up a new digital era for Aliran. Long before the internet, Aliran Monthly, published in Penang by the social...
For many of us Workers' Day is just another public holiday. But for workers at the raw end of development, it is a day to reflect on their rights as workers and their collective strength. Even as I write, workers...
A Japanese multinational company is demanding RM10 million by today and a public apology from lawyer-activist-blogger Charles Hector after he highlighted problems faced by Myanmar migrants working at the firm's plant in Malaysia. Asahi Kosei (M) Sdn Bhd claims the...
Some 500 workers gathered this morning to observe Labour Day at Dataran Seremban. This year's theme is 'Economic crisis: Save the workers, not the cronies'. Civil society and workers groups are demanding: a retrenchment fund with an initial contribution of RM0.5...
Wong Chin Huat of the Bersih civil society coalition pushing for electoral reforms may have been denied entry into Sarawak, but today, another Bersih leader entered the state. Bersih steering committee member Toh Kin Woon arrived in Kuching this morning....
Blog visitor Papa Sensible sent in this Chinese press photo of some of us at the gathering at USM on 10 September 2014. He probably thought you folks might be interested! Next to me is Aliran's Mustafa K Anuar....

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