New electric trains: No direct B’worth-KL service; utter confusion over schedules

The new KL to Padang Besar electric train service opens today. Most people are excited about it. But wait... Unfortunately, little news is available...

Penang Forum: Green building incentives not eco friendly

This is a statement released by Penang Forum: Where is the logic when sustainable energy initiatives are rewarded with higher density and non-sustainable developments elsewhere?...

What is Bank Negara doing in the task force?

I am not sure what Bank Negara officers are doing in the task force to investigate The Wall Street Journal's expose that US$700m allegedly...

EXPOSED: Key documents from government probe of Najib

The Wall Street Journal has published what appear to be damning documents from a Malaysian government probe of bank tranfers of money into accounts...

Mob disrupts DAP kopitiam dialogue in Johor (Videos)

While the fallout from the allegations in WSJ and Sarawak Report simmers, a mob disrupted a DAP briefing in Johor yesterday. As we have...

WSJ stands by its report; Najib must explain

Meanwhile check out the Aliran media statement by P Ramakrishnan and another statement by the Aliran ExCo asking Najib to either take legal action...

When stuff hits the fan

Uproar over social media. All the reading for today: Sarawak Report: SENSATIONAL FINDINGS! - Prime Minister Najib Razak's personal accounts linked to 1MDB money trail Wall...

Seven reasons why we should ditch Fitch

Who cares what Fitch thinks? Why have the media been giving so much publicity to rating agencies such as Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and...

Global oil price drops but pump prices up 10-20 sen

The wonders of our float system as our pump prices go up even as the global oil price in an oversupplied market hits a...

Poll: What is your monthly household income?

From our last poll, it appears that almost 60 per cent of you felt that affordable housing would be any home priced up to...

Poll: What would you consider to be ‘affordable’ housing?

We are told there is a glut in "affordable housing" these days. Is that really the case? Well, that would depend on what you...

Ten questions that remain unanswered by Thai arrest of PetroSaudi IT...

The publicity surrounding the arrest of a PetroSaudi IT executive smacks of a public relations exercise intended to divert attention from the major questions...

Ranau earthquake-generating fault line was highlighted years ago

We shouldn't have been too surprised by the recent earthquake and tremors in Sabah. There had been ample warning of the prevalence of earthquake...

Has government debt exceeded the 55 per cent ceiling?

What does Greece have in common with Malaysia? The 2004 European football champions just got beaten 2-1 by the "fishermen, road constructors and carpenters"...

Banner set on fire outside Chow Kon Yeow’s service centre

Police have reportedly received three reports of DAP premises being vandalised with red and black paint and a banner being set alight outside Chow...

1MDB scandal: Financial institutions have serious explaining to do

The financial institutions that arranged the massive loans for 1MDB have to answer some tough questions.  The Edge (8 June 2015) noted the following: When 1MDB issued...

‘No one came to help us’: Kinabalu mountain guides

While everyone rightfully pays tribute to the heroic mountain guides who rescued stranded climbers following the earthquake that hit Mount Kinabalu, an inquiry must...

Pope Francis just made four new enemies

Four groups of people are likely to be shifting uncomfortably in their seats after Francis, the Bishop of Rome, released his much-anticipated encyclical on the...

Rare solar halo appears at Oscar Romero’s beatification (Video)

Something unusual happened at the ceremony to put Oscar Romero, the slain Archbishop of San Salvador, on the path to official recognition as...

Bung Mokhtar blows his top

Is this parliamentary behaviour? Or is this intended to divert our attention from the nation's troubles? Bung Mokhtar was unhappy with a demonstration outside...