They are at it again, playing the same old game. This time they are trying to fracture the opposition parties' unity of purpose and the stability of the new state governments they control. The NST, for instance, carried this report...
Well, at least according to this Internet traffic ranking comparison chart from Alexa. Obviously, compared to the last time I checked, The Star has either slipped up or Malaysiakini has caught up, thanks perhaps to its decision to provide its...
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...
Photo credit: PSM Operations Room, Sungai Siput http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45dZZdOV_W8 So Jeyakumar Devaraj of Parti Sosialis Malaysia has finally triumphed over S Samy Vellu. When I spoke to him early this morning, he sounded tired but happy. It had been a long, long...
I am just back from Singapore, where I took part in a forum on the Malaysian general election with some old friends. The forum on Tuesday was organised by the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang...
Well, well, well, what do we have here? Pas is fielding a non-Muslim Indian Malaysian woman as a candidate for the Tiram state seat in Johor: 29-year-old law graduate Kumutha Rahman. Okay, it might be a gimmick to attract non-Muslim votes....
Already tired of the mainstream media's bias in covering the election campaign? Don't fret, you are not alone. And I have got just the right antidote for you. In case you haven't noticed, there is a new blog in town. The...
It looks like it is going to be another eventful day. Before going further, check out Subramaniam Pillay's piece Hindraf rally: A plea of the dispossessed? on the reasons for the emergence of Hindraf and Makkal Sakthi. 9.02am...
Some 300 Indian Malaysians from the Makkal Sakthi ("People Power") movement, many of them clad in their trademark orange, gathered at Komtar this morning in an attempt to meet Penang Chief Minister Koh Tsu Koon at his office....
Just spotted this Wired news report on an experiment with genetically modified mosquitoes - and the company "envisions releasing the insects in Malaysia on a large scale in three years". Gulp! Engineered Mosquitoes Could Wipe Out Dengue Fever ...

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