I was glad to see the Malaysiakini interview with Toh Kin Woon and sorry to hear that he is retiring from politics soon. I would say Toh, the Gerakan vice-chairman and Penang state exco member, is the most principled politician...
A few years ago, the government allocated funds to turn parts of the area around Jalan Kapitan Keling in Penang into a "Gold Bazaar". According to Seri: ...the Gold Bazaar was proposed by former Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Mohammad after a...
The Penang Turf Club land as it stands now (without the Penang Global City Centre) in the distance as seen from Komtar. Now you see it! (the twisted towers of the PGCC, that is). Sure looks like the mothership has landed....
The Glasgow-based political scientist and activist, John Hilley, who writes on global justice issues for Aliran Monthly, was among over 170 peaceful protesters arrested in Faslane, 25 miles from Glasgow, on 1 Oct 2007, at the culmination of a...
Feelings against the PGCC are running high. Despite the mainstream media's almost total blackout of dissenting views, emails have been going around, highlighting the adverse implications for Penang if the project goes ahead. Concerned activists have begun a campaign...
If Patrick Lim and Equine Capital think it is going to be smooth sailing after the Prime Minister announced that approvals for the PGCC would be fast-tracked, they had better think again. This morning, half a dozen of the main...

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