In his Easter message to Rome and the world, Pope Francis has called for peace in a world divided by "greed looking for easy gain". The pope is instead putting the poor, the disabled and the marginalised at the...
Why is Prasarana not agreeing to the Penang government's proposal for free bus service in Penang? Is it because the RM10m to be set aside by the Penang government is not enough? If not, why? This report from the Pemandu...
Against the odds: Tense scenes as Kg Buah Pala villagers defend their homes from demolition - Photos by C Khor For a brief backgrounder of the scandal in theSun: The Kg Buah Pala scandal: What's it all about 1503: The bailiff has...
A mystery illness has reportedly struck native families living in Rumah Bansan longhouse at Sungai Bedengan near an aluminium smelting plant in Mukah. The public needs iron-clad guarantees from the Sarawak government - certified by truly independent health and...
A bus rapid transit system can carry as many passengers as a subway system, as the city of Curitiba in Brazil has shown. http://www.youtube.com/v/vJR9uCSyGKM&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 I like this quote in the above video clip: "The problem is not the people who use...
We learn something new everyday. Today's lesson is that a qualified, experienced GP cannot detect if a patient has been sodomised. Apparently, if the Hospital Pusrawi folk are to be believed, that requires a sodomy specialist... err, I mean a gut...
Surely we need a balanced, sustainable model of development that would also preserve our social and cultural heritage. MPPP councillor Dr Lim Mah Hui made the following address at a full council meeting of the MPPP on 24...
The campaign to bring back the trams to Penang is picking up momentum as more bloggers join in the action. So far 22 bloggers have joined in the campaign. That's brilliant! Click here to see the full list. If you...
Guan Eng responds to Najib's pledge to build 9999 low-medium cost and affordable homes in the Air Itam area. Yes, traffic congestion is a serious issue that should be taken into consideration in all new and existing housing schemes....
Sin Chew reporter Tan Hoon Cheng describes how she was filled with an unknown strength during her 18 hours of detention: During that 18 hours which was filled with a lot of uncertainties, I felt that there was some unknown...

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