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 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...
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....
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...