The government says it wants to remove subsidies. But what about the subsidies enjoyed by the super-rich corporate elites and their corporations - soft loans, incentives, ever lower corporate tax rates, lop-sided concessions, pioneer status tax breaks, capital allowances,...
The Bishop of Rome, Francis, is visiting the Italian town of Assisi, the hometown of the great 13th century saints Francis and Claire, who longed to see a church of the poor. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9cCL9jemzM
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...
Amidst disquiet about the high property prices in the state, the Penang government has announced that eight projects, which will provide 19425 new homes in the state, are in the pipeline. The projects are: Jalan S P Chelliah (1900 homes...
Institut Rakyat has come up with a quite a good analyis of the implications of the petrol price hike. SEPT 5: In February this year, Prime Minister Najib Razak stated that the price of RON95 would be sustained in...