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Key events on 16 September, Malaysia Day

Malaysia Day eve - Zunar does us proud by becoming the first full-time cartoonist to win the International Press Freedom award by the Committee...

Jeremy Corbyn’s win in UK Labour Party election signals major shift

Imagine you have just won the elections for control of a major national political party. And one of the first things you do is...

Internal dissent over ‘Red Shirts’ rally strains BN coalition

BN component parties have expressed grave misgivings about the Red Shirts rally on 16 September: Sabah’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) president Teo Chee Kang...

16 September: A tale of two gatherings

Many people are worried about what's going to happen on Wednesday, 16 September. The Black Shirts All attention is on Himpunan Rakyat Bersatu, reportedly organised...

Grand corruption

We are all familiar with petty corruption in our everyday lives, but what is this grand corruption we have been hearing about? This is...

Reclaiming our streets: Park(ing) Day in George Town on 19 September

This is a novel initiative to show what it would be like if we have more park space in the city rather than more...

Tiga tanda ekonomi sedang merosot

1) Ringgit hari ini menjunam ke tahap RM4.34 berbanding US dolar. Adoi, apa sudah jadi? 2) RHB ingin mengurangkan pekerja mereka sebanyak 15 peratus...

Hj Zainuddin Foundation to build Malaysia’s largest arts museum in Penang

A foundation set up by Daim Zainuddin, the controversial twice finance minister during Mahathir's tenure as premier, has signed an agreement with the Penang...

Tiga cara bagaimana rasuah besar menjejaskan kualiti hidup rakyat

1) Dana rakyat yang boleh digunakan untuk meningkatan mutu hospital, sekolah dan universiti awam dan pengangkutan awam sebaliknya masuk ke dalam poket sendiri atau...

‘Silat group’ fails to show up for protest at Aliran office...

Update: It was also a no show at Komtar, where the group was supposed to stage a protest after the Friday solat prayer. In...

TI president’s pointed questions put Najib under global scrutiny

Transparency International president Jose Ugaz hammers home two key questions arising from the RM2.6bn 'donation' into Najib's personal bank account: "Who paid the money...

Seven things we learned from Bersih 4

1. A mammoth rally can take place peacefully with minimal police presence if the objectives are noble. Malaysians are not naturally prone to violence...

Half a million thronged Bersih 4 (updated)

Thousands of Malaysians sing national anthem #Negaraku to mark #Merdeka at #Bersih4 rally pic.twitter.com/IrjvkOhI6G— Sumisha Naidu (@sumishanaidu) August 30, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Update 3 (11pm, 1 September):...

Live – Bersih 4 from the streets of KL

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Why I will take part in Bersih 4: A KL resident...

I arrived safely in KL this morning. I didn't notice anything untoward apart from a police checkpoint not far from the city centre, but...

Five reasons why Najib is under unbelievable pressure

When I told a friend I was going to list down five reasons why Najib is in trouble, he laughed, "You are going to...

Countdown to Bersih 4: The moment of truth

Another three days to go before the Bersih 4 gathering and those in power are doing all they can do discourage and deter people...

Dengue cases in Penang almost triple this year

Penang recorded 3361 dengue cases until 15 August this year, that is about 2.8 times more than the 1183 cases for the same period...

Seven trees felled near Penang Turf Club

Seven mature trees have been inexplicably cut down in the last two weeks on Jesselton Road and Brook Road n Penang Island. One possible...