No, not another post-election rally, but a major power failure in many parts of the state. Two Kuching residents have confirmed with me that their areas have been hit by a power shortage, about an hour ago. One...
This one has to take the cake: The Sarawak Chief Minister says the building of more hydroelectric dams can reverse rural-urban migration and transform the infrastructure of rural Sarawak. Suddenly dams are being touted as the solution for rural...
Much speculation has been going around about who owns Petron Malaysia. Let's take a look at the official records. You can see that Petron International Oil and Gas Ltd owns 73 per cent of Petron Malaysia. And there are...
Indigenous protesters confront International Hydropower Association executive director Richard Taylor during an IHA conference in Kuching. The protesters are opposing plans for the construction of more mega dams in Sarawak.
Often, in our urban planning, we fail to take into account the full economic and environmental costs of policies/projects that promote an excessive dependence on private motor vehicles. This video (with English subtitles) is about Mexico but its...
This is the section on the people's well being. What do you make of it? The following have been highlighted in a leaflet: Lower oil prices Lower electricity charges Lower water charges Abolish tolls Abolish monopolies Lower car prices 150,000 affordable and comfortable housing National Housing Corporation:...
Bernama has come up with its own spin on the Economist Intelligence Unit's report on the Malaysian general election. Compare the two reports below: This is the EIU report: A fiscal bidding war The main opposition Pakatan Rakyat (PR) alliance...
If the roof of the stadium in Gong Badak in Terengganu can collapse for a second time, what can we expect if the government goes ahead with its plan to build nuclear power plants? Malaysia boleh?! Good grief!...
Keep a sharp eye on this one: the fourth annual Nuclear Power Asia 2013 conference will be held at a hotel in KL on 15-16 January - and among the items in the programme are 'Opportunities in nuclear new...
By now you may be aware of the peaceful blockade by the Penans along the road to the Murum Dam site in Sarawak - despite a virtual blackout in the mainstream media. The odds are stacked against...

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