Today I was chatting with someone who owns a few stationery shops in Penang and I was told that "business is down" because prices have gone up. Later in the evening I chatted with the cashier at a petrol...
Do we really have OneMalaysia or two Malaysias - one for the rich and the other for the lower-income group. Here's something I wrote for Aliran: The Najib administration has touted its One Malaysia slogan in the weeks leading...
What, already? I think there's a story in here somewhere. The Penang Hill Corporation has issued a statement. Notice these lines in particular, which suggest that all is not well: Repair work is further hampered by lack of spare parts...
Dear readers, wishing all of you a Happy Lunar New Year of the Horse. I wish you all the best attributes of the horse - courage in adversity, strength in overcoming challenges, diligence in toil and hard work, and...
Are we heading towards gridlock? Look at Sao Paulo for a scary glimpse of what the roads in KL and Penang could look like one day. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A5gRcajxEk Sao Paulo even has underground trains, but it also has a car industry...