[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jmSch5GU24&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] Penang Chief Minister Guan Eng makes several points: The crisis was created under the previous BN administration; The Buah Pala villagers should distinguish between their friends and those responsible for their predicament; The Penang government has to act according to the...
Deputy Chief Minister Mansor Othman is to meet the Oasis developers tomorrow to discuss the crisis faced by High Chaparral villagers facing eviction, according to a media source. He expressed some optimism that the developers could be persuaded not to...
Photos by Kris Khaira and another 2100: As time runs out, a few dozen High Chaparral villagers have gathered outside the house of the Adun for Seri Delima, R S N Rayer, located off Jalan Masjid Negeri/Green Lane. Some of the...
The hourglass has been inverted and the fine sand is now rushing out of the narrow tube into the bottom bulb. The bailiff has obtained a Penang High Court order for the residents of Kampong Buah Pala to vacate...
1640: The High Chaparral villagers have lost their application for a stay of execution and leave for re-trial. They will now have to go back and explore their options. 1030: It's crunch time at the Federal Court for the High Chaparral...
Photos by H S Lee and Anil Netto Some 200 villagers and their supporters gathered tonight in Kampong Buah Pala in Gelugor, Penang, for a candlelight vigil and dinner in a show of solidarity against impending eviction. Candles twinkled on either...
The villagers from Kg Buah Pala who are facing eviction have taken their case to the Federal Court. Dalbinder is providing live coverage of the High Chaparral case from Putrajaya here.
Seven people - six residents and an activist - have been arrested while they were trying to stop Kuala Lumpur City Hall from demolishing houses in Kg Jinjang Selatan Tambahan (KTJS), according to human rights group Suaram. In an urgent...
Scary hill-slope project in Chee Seng Gardens, Penang Residents want the project stopped This is a message from George Aeria of Chee Seng Gardens, which covers the Old Chee Seng Gardens, the newer parts (houses built by Leader Gardens), Straits Regency,...
One of the larger issues that arises in the face of the global economic slowdown and recession is that the foreign investor-driven, export-oriented economic growth model is clearly not working, especially in times like this when global demand has...

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