What now, after Anwar Ibrahim’s imprisonment?

Now that Anwar Ibrahim has been incarcerated, what will happen to the quest for reforms? Will it be derailed? Obviously, some people are hoping...

Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj’s new book: Alternative Vision for Malaysia

This is what Ambiga has to say of Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj's new book. Whether one is a capitalist, socialist or just interested in good governance,...

Is this the dirtiest stream in Penang?

This could be a leading contender for the Dirtiest Stream in Penang. It is frightening to think that the polluted water could end up...

Penang Hill turning into a Christmas tree; 24 NGOs say no...

Last night while taking the ferry from the mainland to Penang Island, I gazed at Penang Hill. Whereas in the past, the lights at...

Sirul teleconference fails to materialise

The scheduled teleconference with Sirul in Australia over an internet radio station has failed to materialise. The link-up with Mahfuz Omar at the Pas...

Another day, another arrest: Nik Nazmi this time

PKR Youth leader Nik Nazmi was arrested at 10.00pm and was released after having his statement recorded at the Jinjang Police Station. .@niknazmi dah...

Oil price plunges but fares of privatised Penang ferries to jump

This is what happens after Penang Port was controversially privatised last year to Sea Terminal Sdn Bhd, linked to Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary. The ferry service...

Najib’s ‘utter rubbish’ response (Video)

Here is Najib's response to a question posed by a reporter about Sirul. Watch the PM's body language.

Adam Adli, Fariz Musa detained; Nik Nazmi slips away

Student activist Adam Adli and PKR supreme council member Fariz Musa were arrested when police moved in on a solidarity protest at Jalan Tuanku...

PSM’s Arul arrested, taken to Dang Wangi

PSM secretary general Arul has just been detained, believed to be under the Sedition Act. He has been brought to the Dang Wangi Police...

The scene around court

This was what it was like outside court today when Anwar Ibrahim turned up for his defamation suit against Foreign Minister Anifah Aman.

Registration for ‘affordable housing’ in S P Chelliah in Penang

Blog visitor Henson sent in this image with the comment: "Much overlooked affordable homes as developers now promoting expensive condos during CNY!" All...

Ric Francis’ latest tram routes proposal for George Town

Australian tram engineer Ric Francis has come up with a slightly revised proposal for tram routes in inner city George Town and the buffer...

Nurul Nuha receives standing ovation at Pakatan ceramah

Anwar's daughter, Nurul Nuha, has received a rousing reception at a Pakatan ceramah at the Han Chiang school hall in Penang attended by about...

Saiful – The chronology, revisited

It might be useful to remind ourselves of the sequence of events, especially in June 2008, leading to the alleged sodomy incident and immediately...

Swiss Leaks: Murky cash sheltered by bank secrecy

Have 'fun' exploring the hidden world of secret Swiss bank accounts, brought to you by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

Youths hold protest against repression

Some 400 young protesters held a noisy, exuberant protest near the Sogo shopping complex in KL yesterday. Apparently, the protest was not just about...

Another vigil for Anwar at Sungai Buloh

This is the scene at Sungai Buloh tonight. Meamwhile, I am checking out a PKR ceramah in Pasir Gudang tonight. Now Pasir Gudang used to be...

Released from remand, Zunar thanks IGP

Zunar was released this morning from remand. His wife Fazlina now says he will have to find out if he will be formally charged. Sounding...

Tok Guru Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat (1931-2015)

I will always remember Tok Guru Nik Aziz for his utter simplicity, his humble lifestyle and his genuine openness to inter-religious dialogue. He lived in...