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...
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...
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...
While the floods in the East Coast have claimed lives, more bodies have been found in Penang, this time in Machang Bubok and Bayan Lepas. Steven Sim raises some pertinent questions: Krisis pembunuhan warga migran di Pulau Pinang masih belum...
President Hugo Chavez who has passed away reduced poverty and income inequalities in Venezuela, empowered his people through participatory local democracy, and built a bulwark against neoliberalism in Latin America. See below for a video discussion of his legacy....
This time, they have to call a by-election. What do you think are likely to be the main issues in Hulu Selangor? Anwar's trial will be going on. So will the Teoh Beng Hock inquest. Voters will remember how the Selangor government was...
Well, there you have it. The ICJ has declared that the jurisdiction of Pedra Branca falls to Singapore by a 12-4 majority. The other territory - Middle Rocks - falls to Malaysia by a 15-1 majority. A glum-looking RTM presentator says...
The Workers' Party has upset the PAP in the Punggol East by-election, its candidate polling 54 per cent of the votes cast. Check out the wild celebrations by WP supporters. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ia7mKh7CDA?rel=0&w=600&h=450] It appears that the wave of pro-reform...
A historic occasion. It's President-elect Obama. Let's hope he fulfils his promises and works in the interests of the ordinary people, the working class, rather than Big Business. Anyway, contrast that with the situation in Malaysia. See Zunar's cartoon in...
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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