An anti-war protester carries the Israeli flag Photo by Rachel Avnery, Gush Shalom Some 10,000 Israelis took part in a huge anti-war march, a one-mile procession from Rabin Square to Cinematheque Square in the heart of Tel Aviv last night...
If you are more comfortable reading articles and blog posts in Malay, the Centre for Policy Initiatives (CPI) has begun translating selected bloggers' articles into Malay. You can find its latest selection of translated pieces here, including my blog post...
A French lawyer, William Bourdon, is in Penang and will be briefing a crowd of diners on the progress of the judicial investigations into the Scorpene case. French lawyer briefs Malaysians on Scorpene case
School heads in Penang have been instructed or "advised" not to invite State Government leaders and other elected representatives in Penang as VIPs and guests-of-honour. The message was conveyed during a briefing last Wednesday by a senior official from...
The spirit of the protesters at Tahrir Square is just amazing. The latest is that striking doctors and 3,000 staff from a key Cairo hospital along with 3,000 lawyers have joined the protests. A newly appointed Cabinet Minister for...
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...
Singapore holds a much-watched by-election tomorrow for the Hougang seat, a Workers Party stronghold. In the 2011 general election, the Workers' Party polled 64.8 per cent of the votes to win by a 6787-vote majority. And the contrasting turnouts...
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...
Suddenly, it seems that the United States is on a charm offensive in Asia. It's amazing what an economic slowdown or recession can do. A flurry of high-level visits by top US officials appears aimed at reasserting American influence...
Coverage of the Bersih 3.0 gatherings in Malaysia and around the world calling for clean and fair elections. Bersih 3.0 gatherings

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