A few pro-Umno blogs have hit rock bottom with their innuendos and unproven allegations about Guan Eng's son. This blog has been critical at times about some of the Penang government's policies. It is nothing personal, and I think...
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...
It's a RM25 billion whopper: about 33 tower blocks, each over 40 storeys high on the land being used by the Penang Turf Club. Imagine that! And it looks like two different meetings on the Penang Global City Centre (PGCC)...
Two men on a flight from Bangkok to Penang were detained upon arrival at 10.30 last night. They were taken to the Bayan Baru Police Station and searched before being released after 3.00am. No ashes from the cremated remains...
Soon after it became clear that opposition parties had swept to power in five states, a senior staff member of The Star told me, with a laugh, "Do you know, I am now working for an opposition newspaper...
The dirty tricks 'kaki' are at it again, this time the target is the country's leading independent news portal, Malaysiakini.
in the aftermath of the Rajang River logjam, this image of the Sarawak edition of The Star says it all. 'Overlogged'. No prizes for figuring out who is responsible.
I was about to wish you Happy World Press Freedom Day, but... ...they are at it again. Harassing Raja Petra, that is, over his posting on Altantuya. What exquisite timing. Come on, give the guy a break. And give...
It is not surprising to read reports of government media advisers telling newspaper editors how to report on price hikes, following the move to reduce or eliminate subsidies. It seems it is okay to say 'upward price adjustments' and...
Our pitiful global ranking, that's what. Look at our global ranking for public health care spending as a percentage of GDP. Not much different from where we stand in terms of press freedom and football, is it? Reporters Without...

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