A barren desert. Photo by Camie and Gowri, courtesy of Crying Voices
No letting up: Some 3,000 Makkal Sakthi and Hindraf supporters call for release of ISA detainees For one moment, it looked as if the general election campaign was not yet over. The orange shirts were back in numbers. A similar...
1417: Jerit northern team cyclists have been harassed twice today. The first time was near Sungai Siput when the cyclists were stopped and all their particulars taken down. Barely 5km away from the Sungai Siput road block, they were also...
So Wolfowitz goes without being held accountable for his criminal scheming against Iraq. After I wrote the piece below, an academic friend told me, "Although he did have to step down, it was hardly a fall -- guy walks away...
In their last-ditch bid to save their village, Kg Buah Pala villagers have now turned to Umno. Gelugor Umno division chairman Omar Faudzar has reportedly agreed to hold talks with the developer (Nusmetro) and the landowner (the Koperasi) on...
One of the arguments used to justify the move to deny Chin Huat entry to Sarawak is that the state has a degree of autonomy to make such decisions - but autonomy for whom? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxZA2s7SOyQ&w=470&h=285] This is a comment...
Whichever way you look at it, Idris Jala's appointment as "KPI" minister must be bad news for the other "KPI" minister, Koh Tsu Koon. A friend sent me a text message, with a pointed observation: "looks like ktk is...
While Malaysians tend to look down on neighbouring countries because their workers are forced to work abroad and remit money home, few of us realise that, as a percentage of GDP, migrant workers from Malaysia remit more home than...
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...
The descendants of settlers from Kwangchow have been waiting a dozen years for the compensation they were promised after they were forced to vacate their family homes along Jalan Raja Uda in Butterworth to make way for a major...

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