Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The Penang state government may be interested in promoting the state as a centre for meetings and conventions - but the state already has a reputation for being a hub for civil society activities, not just nationally but globally...
Very often, we admire the brave women and men of history who dared to stand up and lead their people against authoritarian and tyrannical rulers. We are so inspired by their raw courage that sometimes we fail to see...
Live updates and public reaction via twitter on the Singapore election results. Voting closed at 8.00pm and results are due from 9.30pm. Singapore election results new TWTR.Widget({ version: 2, type: 'search', search: '#SGelections OR from:cnalatest OR from:ge2011 OR...
The Glasgow-based political scientist and activist, John Hilley, who writes on global justice issues for Aliran Monthly, was among over 170 peaceful protesters arrested in Faslane, 25 miles from Glasgow, on 1 Oct 2007, at the culmination of a...
The legendary Singapore opposition icon, Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam, better known as JBJ (photo credit: Wikipedia), passed away early this morning of heart failure. After having left the Workers Party, he had just formed the Reform Party to mount a new...
Emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity had a profound impact on history. The imperial values of the Roman Empire were pitted against the values of the Gospel, as expounded by Christ in the Beatitudes (Blessed are the poor, blessed...
How did Boustead come into the picture in the Deepak land deal? Let's look more closely at some background information from Boustead Holding Berhad's 2011 Annual Report. Yes, Perimekar is an associated company of Boustead. Some of Boustead's...
http://www.youtube.com/v/GPuppfET5LI&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Some odds and ends: In his address in Parliament, Lim Guan Eng slams Maybank's controversial RM8.5 billion acquisition of an Indonesian bankĀ  from Singapore's Temasek Holdings (see video clip above); Farish Noor cautions democratic-minded politicians of the potential shortcomings in a...
Coverage of the Bersih 3.0 gatherings in Malaysia and around the world calling for clean and fair elections. Bersih 3.0 gatherings
Photo credit: DAP Ceramah; More pictures here. If you thought last Saturday's ceramah attended by 10,000 people at the Han Chiang High School indoor stadium was huge, think again... The crowd tonight, this time out in the open in the vast...
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