The Batu Caves temple authorities have made public their takings for this year's Thaipusam celebrations. Malaysiakini reported that the temple collected only RM1.04 million this year compared to RM1.8 million last year - that's a 42 per cent plunge in...
mysinchew.com has carried a report citing an obscure website malaysiafreenews.com, which apparently accused Malaysiakini of breaching journalistic ethics. Malaysiakini had carried a critical report on timber tycoon Tiong Hiew King under the title "Campaign to strip timber tycoon's knighthood". Tiong,...
The state government is doing the right thing in trying to provide alternative housing for the Rumah Hijau, Mak Mandin settlers. Many of the residents of Ruman Hijau are families and descendants of urban pioneers who were...
Here's something that an analyst sent to me. The Sarawak Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (Salcra) is a government statutory body charged with developing native customary rights (NCR) land in a bid to improve the lot of rural communities...
Property magnates are profiting from a spate of lucrative land reclamation projects around the country - but in Penang, a body representing the concerns of fisherfolk are concerned about the effects of land reclamation, pollution, siltation and erosion in...
Come on everyone, let's show our support - and have some fun in the process - for the rights of migrants and refugees, who often suffer much exploitation and abuse.
The Orang Asli community in Gua Musang are waging a struggle to preserve their ancestral land in Kelantan from the onslaught of loggers. What do BN and PR politicians have to say? Why can't they wait until the...
The Federal Court has fixed 28 April 2011 to hear a full appeal on a couple of cases involving native customary rights to land that could have far-reaching implications. The main issue before the court: is Section 5 (3)...
While many Penangites and other Malaysians fail to see anything of value in Kampung Buah Pala, 14 of Penang's top artists felt otherwise. This morning, a downpour did not deter them from descending on the village to capture images...

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