Why is it that we always have to wait for tragedy to strike before we implement safety measures? http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 These photos above were taken on 2 January 2011, just a couple of days after a beach accident involving a seven-year-old Japanese...
We tend to be obsessed with FDI and economic growth rates. Many of us overlook the bits we don't see - like the depletion of natural resources, the toxic chemicals used, and the waste the corporations and consumers discard. [youtube...
I was admiring the view of Penang Island from the mainland at around noon today when suddenly, a wall of smoke billowed near the sea-front blocking the island from view for a few minutes. A fire in Butterworth? No, just...
The land swop deal involving S P Setia and the government has raised several issues of public interest.  This is another of those fancy so-called 'public-private partnerships'; but there is also a third - and hidden - party involved....
Update: The maximum fine under the law for this offence is RM500,000 or two years jail or both. The CM has described the RM6,000 fine imposed as a mere slap on the wrist and has instructed the MPPP to...