Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Hero's welcome: Speaker Sivakumar is mobbed by ordinary Perakians - Photos by Kinta Kid The Perak Speaker acknowledges the crowd Keeping alive the flame of democracy, justice and freedom (Click to expand photo) Kinta Kid reports from the first anniversary commemoration of...
The morning sunlight filters through the branches, lending an enchanted and mystical aura to the fabled tree It's official: The marble plaque beneath the Democracy Tree (Click to enlarge) Photos by Kinta Kid Kinta Kid reports from the Democracy Tree, Ipoh: Perak...
Here's something that could be a drawcard for visitors to Penang. Few Malaysians are aware that the man who gave Indonesia its name lies buried in Malaysia - in Penang to be specific. James Richardson Logan, the man who...
http://www.youtube.com/v/yvwCmmQbU_E&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Yesterday's blog post was "What happens if Anwar is arrested before by-election?" Unfortunately, we will get to find out now. Anwar is expected to be charged with sodomy at the Magistrate's Court in Jalan Duta at 9.00am tomorrow. Whether he...
A book on Gerakan by Neil Khor and Khoo Kay Peng has stirred controversy - even before it can be launched. "Non-sectarian politics in Malaysia: The case of Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia" has already ruffled the feathers of certain quarters. Respected...
Following Unesco's recognition of George Town and Malacca as world heritage sites, LW wrote these important words of caution, which I thought I should highlight: I just hope, though, that this listing will actually bring about more context sensitive and...
Armenian Street in George Town, which has the largest collection of pre-war houses - over 12,000 in all - in South-East Asia. Photo credit: Wikipedia The Stadhuys Square in Malacca Photo credit: Wikipedia Rua das Flores (Flowers Street), the main...
Former Lord President Salleh Abas has reacted positively to Zaid Ibrahim's proposal that the government should apologise to him and the other top judges who were victimised and sacked in the 1988 judicial onslaught by the Mahathir administration. Of course,...
Go here to watch Fahmi Reza's outstanding film on the 1947 hartal - the winner of the 2007 Freedom Film Festival. It's worth the watch.
Remember the name - Fahmi Reza, the worthy winner of the Freedom Film Festival 2007. Last night I headed for the opening day's screenings at the Actors' Studio in Penang, mainly to see Fahmi's "Sepuluh tahun sebelum Merdeka" -...

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