The Herald, a Catholic weekly published in Malaysia, is under further pressure from the Home Ministry, which will be scrutinising its forthcoming editorial on the Permatang Pauh by-election. The edition will reach the churches in the peninsula this weekend.“The...
Prof Ubonrat Siriyuvasak from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, will deliver a talk titled "Democracy denied? Communication rights in Thailand post-Thaksin" in KL on 30 April 2011.For the past few months, the University of Nottingham's Centre for the Study...
Attempts by censors in China to cover up online criticism about a high-speed train collision have not gone down well among the social media network-savvy younger generation in the country.The 23 July accident killed 40 and injured 191....
The move to block the Sarawak Report website and Lim Kok Wing's resignation are signs that the BN is losing the propaganda war over 1MDB and other scandals.Even before that, Najib had the Wall Street Journal and The...
It was not so long ago when voters, hoping for reforms and change, gave Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi an unprecedented mandate. Among other things, Abdullah had vowed to tackle corruption. Since then, the reality has not quite matched the rhetoric....
So Tan Hoon Cheng was detained for her own safety! Interesting sort of protection scheme, I must say.Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar says the Sin Chew Daily reporter may be released as early as today, according to The Star...
Haris Ibrahim, Tian Chua and Tamrin Ghafar detained.Tian Chua's last tweet.https://twitter.com/tianchua/status/337442499708719105Earlier, he tweeted:https://twitter.com/tianchua/status/337438283472707584Incidentally, Najib had reportedly said last year that his administration would repeal the Sedition Act. “No individual will ever be detained simply due to political...
One of the most rewarding aspects of my line of work is that I get to meet some outstanding Malaysians. Really cool people. Like Malaysia's most famous political cartoonist, Zunar, and his wife Fazlina, who runs the Roti Kacang Merah...
These must be tough times for the New Straits Times. Promoters on a roadshow in Penang over the weekend latched on to a novel idea to try and stem the paper's flagging circulation.The promoters above were spotted at lunch-time...
Over the weekend, various groups have been expressing support for Elizabeth Wong after her painful ordeal. This is one such message from the Perak Women for Women group: To our dearest sister and friend, ElizabethOur reason for writing is...

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