Najib's recent announcement that a 100-storey tower will be built in the capital by a government investment fund comes as global liquidity is flooding the region and raises concerns the project could represent the front end of a coming...
Another omen for Taib Mahmud: pictured below is a dried up stretch of river below the Bakun Dam. This picture was published in the front page of a local Chinese daily in Sarawak. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=bakun+dam&daddr=&geocode=FSUPKgAd0HbMBilVkzxlWIEcMjHagwqmzper3A&hl=en&mra=ls&sll=2.811371,114.208374&sspn=2.616853,4.938354&ie=UTF8&t=h&ll=3.699819,113.774414&spn=3.836487,5.493164&z=7&output=embed&w=500&h=350] Another photo can be found at...
Under the Penang Structure Plan (2005-2010), major land reclamation has been slated for Penang. But how will this affect water quality and fisheries in the state? [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?q=penang+map&oe=utf-8&client=firefox&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Penang&gl=my&ei=KnzKTNCrEYP4vwPhmKgI&ved=0CBsQ8gEwAA&t=h&ll=5.384968,100.347919&spn=0.085452,0.085659&z=13&output=embed&w=500&h=500] Under the Plan, the following projects are slated as part of reclamation in...
Listen to the Sarawak government's spin on the reasons for the drop in the water level of the Rajang River. If you believe what they are telling you, the main cause is a dry spell, El Nino, or even...
No approval has been given so far for a high-rise condominium project on the green stretch opposite Shamrock Beach in Batu Feringghi. But residents are worried that the council may eventually approve the project. Following howls of protest, the...
No, this is not the Yangtze River or the clogged Three Gorges Dam. It's our very own Rajang River near Sibu in Sarawak. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yWE3iE2dJ8&fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zi8eDj2Sxk&fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0] Well done, Taib Mahmud. Well done, corporate boys. Act of God? I don't think so. It...
Blog reader Ganesh was alarmed by what he stumbled upon at Gasing Hill the other day. Photo by Ganesh [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&q=Bukit+Gasing,+Petaling+Jaya,+Selangor&sll=4.109495,109.101269&sspn=21.783955,39.506836&ie=UTF8&cd=2&geocode=Ffo_LwAdwSkPBg&split=0&hq=&hnear=Bukit+Gasing,+Petaling+Jaya,+Selangor&t=h&ll=3.105378,101.657352&spn=0.042852,0.04283&z=14&iwloc=A&output=embed&w=500&h=500] Ganesh shares with us what he discovered: I saw plots of land being sold, starting from the bottom right up to the...

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