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Are you depressed about the socio-political situation? This could be just the antidote for you: the Aliran Singers.The Aliran Singers breaking out in song and parody - Photo courtesy of Aliran MonthlyThe Aliran Singers are gearing up to perform...
Paul Ponnudorai was described by Time magazine as "quite possibly the greatest musical interpreter of our time". Up there with the best of them, but barely recognised in his homeland.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hByM6fz9OIU&w=470&h=353]He passed away last night at the...
Komtar phase 5 may be scrapped and instead the area my be conserved for its cultural and heritage character.Well done, PDC, for thinking twice about this! Also be careful how the canal is rehabilitated bearing in mind the...
Germany 4, England 1. The English Premier League may be the most popular league in the world with its players paid ludicrous wages, but for all the league's global mass appeal, the host nation, England, is hard-pressed to deliver...
This one is a classic. A farewell love song.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qS8-ro2n6X4?rel=0&w=600&h=450]It is by the Federal Territory MCA 1Malaysia Task Force Team.Despite all the negative comments on Youtube, it incredibly achieved 4659 thumbs up and zero thumbs down. Someone,...
This is an incredible story.You've got to check it out here.To find out more about this unemployed charity worker, go here.Here's an earlier recording from 1999.
Cows have been very much in the news, from the protest in KL to the Buah Pala evictions. On a lighter note, here's an interview with a difference.http://popteevee.popfolio.net/popteeveescreen.swf?episode=1011
Tunglang takes us on another journey to the past in old George Town, Penang, this time recalling the street performances put up by Chinese medicine men in Magazine Circus in the 1960s.I am reminiscing about the good old...
Imagine that. His cartoon exhibition was disrupted by a pro-Umno mob yesterday but it was Zunar who was arrested this evening for investigations for sedition and under Section 504 of the Penal Code (for insult or whatever) after reports...
Human rights lawyer and renowned poet Cecil Rajendra has converted his former law office in George Town into a reading room for the public.The By, In, For & About Penang (BIFAP) Reading Room provides a quiet haven...

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