Pennag Forum meets new CM Chow, calls for review of RM46bn...

Penang Forum met up with new Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow at his office in Komtar yesterday evening. Among the issues raised: ...

We have a situation in Rifle Range… two arrested, families evicted

Midnight update: Karthi and Nathan were released after 9pm soon after MP Wong Hon Wai turned up at the Patani Road Police Station and...

Three reasons why Tommy Thomas would be an excellent choice for...

I think Tommy Thomas would make an excellent attorney general for the following reasons: He is an eminently capable civil and constitutional lawyer. While it...

Buka puasa solidarity: Creating a new narrative for the new Malaysia

A group of ordinary people from diverse backgrounds came together yesterday in solidarity in George Town, Penang for the breaking of fast during the...

Inside the ex-Malaysian prime minister’s home

This was recorded by Daphne Iking a year ago, in May 2017 (and published a year later, a week after the general election), about...

Dubai fantasy: Ting Pek Khiing wants to build, baby, build in...

Update: That was quick. An arrest warrant has been issued against Ting Pek Khiing for failing to appear in court to be questioned by...

Abolishing tolls: Short-term gain, long-term pain

This well written piece is by Dr Lim Mah Hui: The Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) manifesto with five pillars, 10 promises to deliver the first 100...

Penang state government should review its mega projects

The Consumers Association has just released this statement, which is worth mulling over: The federal government has announced it is reviewing expensive projects in view...

That ‘RM1 trillion debt’ figure – more details, closer analysis necessary

Much controversy in recent days over that RM1 trillion federal government debt figure. Let's look at it a bit more closely: RM 687bn - Federal government debt...

How an unstoppable 20-year tsunami finally swamped BN

It was coming all along. This chart, courtesy of political scientist Johan Saravanamuttu, clearly shows how the 'tsunami' started building up two decades ago...

Make public the Penang state action plan on paired road projects

Time to revisit the paired road project: The Tanjung Bungah Residents Association (TBRA) calls on the newly elected Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow,...

New government should hold transparent independent probe into MH370 mystery

One more item that should be on the to-do list of the new government: finding out what really happened to MH370. While other countries...

Even Ali Baba would have gasped at this loot

Images of the mind-boggling loot seized by police in KL have stunned Malaysians. The confiscated items, which included Birkin, Hermes and other luxury handbags...

Sarawak Report, Asia Sentinel websites unblocked!

A great day for press freedom in Malaysia in this new era: Sarawak Report and Asia Sentinel websites, which played a tremendous role in...

What’s happening to Sungai Kelian in Penang?

Back to earth. Independent filmmaker Andrew Ng was quick to try and trace the source of the teh tarik-coloured river water after a Penang-based...

Anwar Ibrahim steps out to freedom in a new Malaysia

Anwar Ibrahim has stepped out to freedom to find a new Malaysia which many could scarcely imagine over a week ago. The thing is,...

Penang Forum calls for greater dialogue on pressing issues of...

Update: A message from Judy Cheng-Hopkins: Yayyy! PF is ready to come out of its group-thinking cocoon! A new day, a new beginning: Malaysians...

The day after: Only Mahathir could have pulled it off

Much has been written about how Dr Mahathir Mohamad played a key role in generating a People Power tsunami that ultimately swept away the...

Mahathir announces new cabinet line-up

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is expected to reveal his cabinet lineup at a press conference after Najib Razak announced his resignation as Umno...

Good morning to a new Malaysia

Hi folks, a new Malaysia will bring forth a burst of creativity and talent that will add to the hope for the future. Namewee's...