This is no rumour.I was reading an article by Raja Petra of Malaysia Today about Abdullah Badawi, Patrick Lim and rumours that someone had forwarded to me - when suddenly, the phone rang.It was a guy, Tajudin, from...
So just as my public relations guru (PR Guru) friend predicted, the spin is out for the Penang Global City Centre (PGCC) project on that sprawling green lung (and prime land) that used to be the Penang Turf Club.The...
Just back from the dinner to celebrate Aliran's 30th anniversary - and being so close to the 50th anniversary of Merdeka and 44th anniversary of Malaysia, there was much cause for reflection.But so different from the official Merdeka celebrations....
You know that whole official fuss about the Negara ku rap video clip?Well, my theory is that the official uproar was aimed at diverting attention and public disquiet away from several issues such as the rising cost of living,...
Just watching the 50th Merdeka celebrations on TV and I can't help but notice how top BN politicians are dominating the proceedings.The 8tv talk show hosts are singing the praises of the PM.Samy and Ong Ka Ting are...
I've just heard from a reliable source that a PR firm, Fox Communication, is going around meeting NGO representatives to find out their views on the Penang Global City Centre project. The project is located on that vast plot...
Most of us have done it while we were in school. You know, taking part in walkathons and donation drives to help the school build a new wing or to carry out urgent repairs. And we usually thought nothing...
The oil is running out.Yes, in Malaysia too.By 2010, we will become a net importer of oil. If our domestic demand for petroleum products continues to increase by 4 per cent annually, we will have nothing left over...
I came across this interesting power-point presentation of the Stations of the Cross by Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate from Argentina, and I thought I would share it with you. What is different about these Stations...
It's not often that religious leaders come together to take a common stand on an issue of national significance.Over the years, Aliran organised a couple of seminars - one on corruption and the other on the human being -...

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