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...
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...
I must say this sounds like it's going to be an unusual - if noisy! - anti-war protest directed at Blair. Spotted this on the Indymedia UK website: Sounding Out Tony BlairStop the War Coalition...
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...
Easter morning in Penang: A new beginning Easter is the greatest festival in the Christian calendar - more important than Christmas.Christians believe that was the day Jesus triumphed over Death and appeared to his followers.As theologian Marcus Borg notes,...
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...
The Election Commission's decision not to use indelible ink just does not sound right.  If they have nothing to hide, then there should be no hesitation in using such ink. It certainly doesn't look good for the EC and...
So a six-man Malaysian election observer team, led by the Malaysian Election Commission deputy chairman, have declared the Uzbekistan elections "fair" even though critics have described it as a "non-election".Remember, the Uzbekistan government is notorious for torturing dissidents and...
This is an actual picture of the Turf Club land and the surrounding low-rise properties. (Photo credit: PGCC Campaign Group)This is what it would look like with towers... gulp! The towers here are replicas of 37 existing towers...
The Aliran Singers re-united and in full flow! Aliran turns 30: A heart-warming celebration of justiceIt was all so different from the official Merdeka celebrations, monopolised and dominated by members of the ruling coalition, recalls Anil Netto, of a...

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