PKR, DAP candidates vow to oppose PGCC; BN reps fail to...

The PKR and DAP candidates have assured residents at a condominium complex next to the Penang Turf Club that they would firmly oppose the...

Indelible ink U-turn casts shadow over election

The Election Commission's decision not to use indelible ink just does not sound right.  If they have nothing to hide, then there should be...

Jeyakumar vs Samy Vellu: Epic battle that’s too close to call

If there is one electoral contest that epitomises GE 2008, it has got to be the epic battle of Sungai Siput. A titanic contest is...

Heard on the grapevine

Here's what some people are saying: Guan Eng is expected to win easily in the Bagan parliamentary seat on mainland Penang. Koh Tsu Koon could find...

Anwar, Guan Eng join hands to rock Penang

This was one of the big ones. It was one of those evenings where you just had to be there to experience the growing sentiment...

Pro-Opposition sentiment rising in Penang

Some 250 people turned up at the Catholic Church in Pulau Tikus in Penang tonight to listen to Dr Francis Loh presenting a talk...

Intense interest in Malaysian polls across the Causeway

I am just back from Singapore, where I took part in a forum on the Malaysian general election with some old friends. The forum on...

Pas makes a breakthrough by fielding a non-Muslim woman candidate

Well, well, well, what do we have here? Pas is fielding a non-Muslim Indian Malaysian woman as a candidate for the Tiram state seat in...

Have you read this not-so-secret diary?

Already tired of the mainstream media's bias in covering the election campaign? Don't fret, you are not alone. And I have got just the right...

“Lingam’s Devil Curry” by Comedy Court

Just spotted this hilarious skit and I thought you should check it out. It's from the brilliant Comedy Court, which has been around since...

Armed Forces fund pays 16%; EPF only 5.8%

This is an excerpt of a report from The Star: ...Najib also announced that contributors to the Armed Forces Superannuation Fund (LTAT) would receive a...

Roses for PM day – updates

It looks like it is going to be another eventful day. Before going further, check out Subramaniam Pillay's piece Hindraf rally: A...

Writing’s on the wall for Samy Vellu

Hostile reception: Police moving in to escort Samy Vellu to his car after he was surrounded by angry youths at a Tamil school groundbreaking...

Will the next US president say “No” to War and Occupation?

Unlikely. You see, war is a profitable business in the United States. Apart from boosting weapons sale, it is also Big Business for mercenary private...

Samy Vellu in “top form”

Here's a clip of the man himself, obviously in "top form". A lot of bravado. He says "the BN will win 100 per cent...

Samy Vellu walks out in a huff after students fail to...

Samy Vellu again. This time at an MIC-organised meet-the-students function at the City Bayview Hotel in Penang yesterday evening. Present were about 200 STPM Indian...

Parliament dissolved: How can you trust such a leader?

So Parliament has been dissovled. And Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi has got off to the worst possible start over something as critical as the date...

Makkal Sakthi drama at Penang CM’s office

Some 300 Indian Malaysians from the Makkal Sakthi ("People Power") movement, many of them clad in their trademark orange, gathered at Komtar this...

End of the road for biofuels?

The science has finally confirmed what many people had already guessed: clearing land to produce biofuels will increase greenhouse emissions. In fact, it will...

“You know-lah”

The other day, I was waiting for a train. It was late by more than half an hour and crowds were already milling around...