http://www.youtube.com/v/61loXnS85yg&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 "Please help us": Some of the villagers who are not sure what to do next - Photo by Anil Netto Villagers in a dozen households next to the St Francis Xavier's Church face uncertainty after receiving three letters over the...
What is fuelling the protests and rallies and candlelight vigils and prayer gatherings? If we look at the Hindraf protest, it would be easy to conclude that the main issue is ethnic and religious discrimination, which has left many Indian...
I spent a couple of years in Trengganu when I was a kid. I have fond memories of a tranquil and rustic state, wonderful childhood neighbours - whom I have recently been reacquainted with after all these years...
Taman Tun Dr Awang on mainland Penang faces Straits Quay across the channel on Penang Island - and they are just as far apart in terms of quality of life. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Flat+Taman+Tun+Dr+Awang+Jalan+Pantai+Bersih+Butterworth+Pulau+Pinang&daddr=Straits+Quay+Marina+Mall+Timur+Laut&hl=en&geocode=FWIfUwAdXK77BSmp0osE6cRKMDFLYWXpo2IE1A%3BFYpIUwAd-KX6BSGNmFTotkCIEA&aq=0&oq=straits+qua&sll=5.44756,100.37994&sspn=0.001383,0.001725&vpsrc=6&mra=ls&ie=UTF8&t=m&ll=5.409236,100.359421&spn=0.119628,0.163078&z=12&output=embed&w=475&h=350] Do we need any further evidence of...
Three issues I would like to raise: Petronas hospital - undermining the public health care system Why is Petronas setting up a private hospital - the Price Court Medical Centre? I don't supposed they named it after its pricey price tag...
The median house price to median household income ratio (a common indicator of housing affordability) for Penang Island has risen to 8.1, high by any standards, from 6.8 five years ago. The current average housing price on...
The Jerit cycling team have again be stopped, this time at a police road-block in Penang. They were them that they would not be allowed to do any cycling in Penang and could be arrested if they did. A...
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...
ALERT from SAVE Rivers: Ngang Buling, a Penan from Murum was arrested by police at the Murum Dam blockade at 10.10am today. There were around 300 protesters at the blockade site this morning. Upon the arrest, all the...
Some of us might think that it could take several billion ringgit to wipe out poverty in Sarawak. Not really. An Aliran correspondent has worked out that it will cost just RM61.5 million a year in direct handouts to...

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