The new archbishop of KL, Julian Leow, has said his priority is towards the 4 Ls: the Lost, the Last, the Least and the Little. Julian Leow's maiden speech: It is with humility and meekness that I accept this appointment...
A poll on the website NajibRazak.com held in the run up to the 2015 Budget confirms what most people already know: the number one concern among many Malaysians is the rising 'cost of living' followed by 'housing and urban...
Some quotes from the president of Uruguay, Jose Mujica Cordano, regarded as the humblest president in the world. He gives 90 per cent of his income away to charities so that what remains is about the same income as...
Attended a discussion on low-income housing in Malaysia and these were some of the points that surfaced. Federal/state policy on low-income housing has failed. Accessibilty and universal design (including pedestrian access) is often indequate. Public transport connections especially outside...
A protest song against the 2014 World Cup by Edu Krieger is going viral. It highlights the inequality among Brazilians and the lack of desperately needed public infrastructure such as inadequate public schools, public hospitals, public transport and affordable...
As football fans around the world train their sights on the opening of the football World Cup opening, the real story is on the streets of Brazil, where hundreds of thousands of people are calling for affordable housing, better...
Update by Facebook user Mary Josephine Prittam Singh: I was at the hospital with the family and IJ Sisters throughout most of the day and felt their pain and anxiety over the incident. Mary-Rose was transferred to the ward...
While political groups play on ethnicity and religion to strengthen their grip on power and divert attention from critical social issues, price hikes and corruption; while some political leaders seek the best medical treatment for themselves; while five-star 'medical...
Never mind the rise in electricity tariffs, toll rates, and satellite television subscriptions, many Malaysians are grumbling every time they go to the market and stores because of the soaring prices of fruit and vegetables. http://youtu.be/yFFiPufKBHA (Thanks to blog visitor Radhi...
Francis, the Bishop of Rome, has come out with a new apostolic exhortation, The Joy of the Gospel, that recognises the need to resolve "the structural causes of poverty" without delay. Everyone should ponder over these words: Welfare projects,...

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