So from RM50 million that the MPPP will have to pay for the proposed convention centre, it has now become just RM11.5 million, which we are told is a "minute sum" for RM300 million worth of facilities. If this sounds...
A group of nature lovers and hikers sent in these photos of the degradation of Bukit Relau following hill-top land clearing which they described as "distressing". http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=124984 They also made the following observations: The land clearing appears to have been...
What caused the disappearance of the Nasca people in Peru? Archaeologists have discovered that the destruction of forests pushed the ancient civilisation, noted for their compex line drawings on the ground that are visible only from the air, across...
When discussing the RM1.5 billion PGCC scandal along with the scandalous rezoning from "recreational" land to "new development", we cannot afford to ignore what was going on in Batu Kawan, which is closely connected to the PGCC saga. The PGCC...
Yesterday was case management of the Kg Buah Pala villagers' application to the Federal Court. The villagers are seeking a stay of demolition and a review of an earlier decision that they had no legal standing in the matter....
It has already started. I mean, the propaganda over the mainstream media. This time we can expect it to be worse, given that the Barisan Nasional is going to face stiff contests in many areas. So what are we to...
In response to the official investigative report confirming the sexual abuse of Penan women and girls, the Sarawak Women and Family Council appears to be ready to take action - and carry out another probe! This from The Borneo...
High Chaparral villagers at Komtar
Two of the towns worst hit by the recent smog were Muar and Port Klang. The general consensus was that they bore the brunt of the smoke billowing in from Sumatra - but local plantation burning in Johan Setia...
Sarawak Voice sent in this comment which I thought I should highlight: Talk about the dams in Sarawak? Hmm, apparently it seems that the government created an ecological disaster! My hometown is in Sibu, Sarawak (at the delta of the...

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