Some 400000 people turned up yesterday in New York City for the People’s Climate March, the largest climate rally so far. And this is a view from the ground: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=di9hcfgLb5k?rel=0&w=640&h=360] The event was held ahead of the United Nations...
It has been reported that the RMAF base is supposed to be relocated to Ara Kuda, or at least that is the site that is mentioned. But where exactly is Ara Kuda? [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m29!1m12!1m3!1d79311.65233027516!2d100.41854058551019!3d4.954889555539207!2m3!1f0!2f35.03696553738245!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f35!4m14!1i0!3e0!4m5!1s0x304ac4d42647f25f%3A0x9a3065589c912bbc!2sButterworth+Airport!3m2!1d5.462778!2d100.392776!4m5!1s0x304ace65fd378b73%3A0x54f777e149d8664!2sMasjid+Jamik+Ara+Kuda%2C+13310+Tasek+Gelugor%2C+Pulau+Pinang!3m2!1d5.437359!2d100.51283199999999!5e1!3m2!1sen!2smy!4v1410619871741&w=640&h=600] Ara Kuda is only about 20km...
Updates from 31 August to 1 September can be found below: (function() { var lb24 = document.createElement('script'); lb24.type = 'text/javascript'; lb24.id = '24lbScript'; lb24.async = true; lb24.charset="utf-8"; lb24.src = '//v.24liveblog.com/embed/24.js?id=1266946'; (document.getElementsByTagName('head') || document.getElementsByTagName('body')).appendChild(lb24);})(); Penang state exco member Phee Boon Poh has been...
As football fans around the world train their sights on the opening of the football World Cup opening, the real story is on the streets of Brazil, where hundreds of thousands of people are calling for affordable housing, better...
I came across this eye-witness account of the scene around KL during then US president Lyndon Johnson's visit to Malaysia on 30 October 1966. His visit to Malaysia took place a year after the United States deployed regular combat...
This important video discusses how corporate-led globalisation is harming the planet. Well worth a watch.
Nelson Mandela and his team, along with global pressure, may have succeeded in hastening the end of apartheid - but did class 'apartheid' replace racial apartheid in one of the most unequal societies in the world? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZpv8yTe3bw#t=26 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKDrRdfvUg8 Was the radical...
More than 5000 people were massacred in Penang under "a purge through cleansing" by Japanese forces during World War II and their bodies buried in mass graves including the site of the Rifle Range flats, Bukit Dumbar, Batu...
Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has claimed that the country's recent presidential election was "fraudulent and stolen". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-E6XM4eLnQ A ruling party spokesman conceded there were problems with voter registrations and the electoral roll, but that was not sufficient to...
This was what happened when Komas organised a screening of 'No Fire Zone', a documentary about the events leading up to the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka when thousands of people were killed in extra-judicial executions...

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