Oh, what delicious irony. A new movie 'The Dictator' has been banned in a string of authoritarian nations. According to its promos, 'The Dictator' is "the heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy...
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...
Fresh from receiving an honorary doctorate from Curtin University, Rosmah has received another award. She was presented with the Seni Silat Gayung award, which carries the title 'Sri Pelangi Srikandi Utama', during the 50th anniversary of the Silat Gayung...
Apart from the state's heritage, street food is where Penang's real comparative advantage lies. Take a pinch of political will and a small cup of money (to spruce up our act) - and you could rustle up a little...
Organised in partnership with George Town Festival and Persatuan Sejarah & Warisan Pulau Pinang, “Arus Melayu” explores the complexity and diversity of the word and notion of 'Melayu' through the presentation of ideas, perspectives and theories on language and...
Listen to what UN Assistant Secretary-General K S Jomo, an economist from Malaysia, has to say about the perils of financial liberalisation, as reported in theSun: A bigger crisis awaits Malaysia if we continue on the path of financial liberalisation...
Support the arts in Penang and make Penang a place for creative talents to flourish - and help save our rivers in the process. This production is brought to you by the good and creative folks at the Ombak Ombak...
Some light relief for a change. Enjoy. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rot1yguplr8&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0] Part Two below [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3-T7zAKYWM&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0]
A protest song against the 2014 World Cup by Edu Krieger is going viral. It highlights the inequality among Brazilians and the lack of desperately needed public infrastructure such as inadequate public schools, public hospitals, public transport and affordable...
A large crowd has turned up at Han Chiang school in Penang for Psy's Gangam parody even as PM Najib and Company hope that some of the stardust will rub off on them. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HajxjIUp03k?rel=0&w=600&h=338] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnYDHl1o9uU?rel=0&w=600&h=450]

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