Nizar Jamaluddin speaks to Penangites at the Caring Society Complex. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Some 700 Penangites attended the talk and hung on to Nizar's every word - Photos by Jong. (Click on icon on bottom right of box to toggle to full-screen slideshow...
What is fuelling the protests and rallies and candlelight vigils and prayer gatherings? If we look at the Hindraf protest, it would be easy to conclude that the main issue is ethnic and religious discrimination, which has left many Indian...
This was the scene in Tawau this evening. Looks like people are beginning to join the movement for change over there. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhzUXMvmL40?rel=0&w=600&h=338]
So much for the PM's 'liberal' amendments to backward laws. These bulldozed amendments to the Election Offences Act are alarming and cause for real concern. On 19 April 2012, many Bills were rushed through Parliament. One of them,...
The price of crude palm oil has dipped below RM3000 as carnage across markets about the dimming prospects of the global economy takes its toll. http://www.palmoilhq.com/widget/widget.phpCrude palm oil price requires Javascript enabled Now the more pertinent question for us here...
So there you have it: the Pakatan leaders have come out with a firm stand against "unity talks" with Umno, much to the relief of the many Malaysians who voted for change and reforms in the last general election. Surely,...
Clare Rewcastle Brown had arrived at Kuching Aiport to defend herself against defamation charges - but the irony is, she was unable to get past immigration. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9xjeaJG1M4?rel=0&w=600&h=450] So what's going on? They want to sue her in Sarawak...
This is something I wrote for Asia Times: An air of nervousness has hung over Malaysia in sight of a potential confrontation between civil society organizers and pro-government opponents. A ''walk for democracy'' planned for July 9 by a coalition...
An Aliran Monthly cover story by Khoo Boo Teik, who says that far from being discredited in the public eye, ‘DSAI’ has grown much closer to the common people than when Mahathir made him a ‘martyr’ of sorts. [youtube...
A by-election will soon be called in Sarawak after the death of the BN state assembly member for Batang Ai, Dublin Unting. In the 2006 state elections, Unting defeated a Snap candidate, Nicholas Bawin Anggat, who has since joined...

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