Remember Enron and its auditors Anderson?

Now might be a useful time to recall what happened to high-riding Enron and its auditors Anderson. It goes to show that we cannot...

Fencing up the Commons: Steel mesh fencing around Dato Keramat padang

This field was a legacy of nutmeg planter David Brown, business partner of James Scott, who in turn was a business crony of Francis...

Rohingya humanitarian crisis: Asean’s shame

It is to our collective shame that we have allowed this crisis to engulf us in the very year that Asean is supposed to...

Before the Naga wags its tail in our face again

This story is by blog visitor tunglang:November, 1997 - There was excitement circulating in the air about a wonder of Nature in Bukit Kukus,...

Edge roasts 1MDB directors – but who are the real masterminds?

Many of these questions raised by the Edge have been asked before, but it is neat to have them all here, summarised in a...

Standing room only for Mahathir talk at Ipoh hotel

Dr Mahathir has drawn a large crowd, many of them Umno members and opposition supporters, to an Ipoh hotel. They are listening attentively to...

Shrinking space for freedom

Have a look at this documentary by Aljazeera.And check out Aliran's Crackdown Watch list of those targeted by the authorities.Issues and trendsWhy is...

Video: Rafizi’s mike snatched during anti-GST speech at UIA

This is what happens when you are unable to counter critical arguments with logical explanations.You can read about the full incident here.Issues and...

The wonders of Penang: From Sore Thumb to coastal park to...

Remember the Jelutong dump site? At one time, there were plans to create an urban park for the people. But now, PDC is requesting...

Johor property glut dampens frenzy

"In Johor alone, there are around 336,000 new private residential units in the pipeline – more than the total number of private homes  in...

Mysterious scaffolding on Botak Hill spotted

Perhaps the MBPP can explain what this scaffolding on Bukit Relau is all about.The photo was taken by an alert nature enthusiast on 3...

Najib under enormous pressure over 1MDB, Tabung Haji deal

How long can Najib last?Everywhere you go, thanks to social media and instant messaging, the 1MDB scandal/Tabung Haji controversial land deal is on the...

Permatang Pauh by-election: A quick analysis

Wan Azizah polled 58.0 per cent of the valid votes cast, compared with Anwar's 59.2 percent at GE13. So that's a little slide. If...

Live – Permatang Pauh by-election result

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PKR expected to win despite lower turnout

This evening I spoke to a PKR strategist in Permatang Pauh and he predicts a reduced majority of about 8000-10000 though his party colleague...

GST, higher cost of living could determine Permatang Pauh by-election outcome

Just as in Rompin, the GST and the higher cost of living are likely to be uppermost among voters' concerns in Permatang Pauh.A...

Live – BN wins with reduced majority in Rompin

Official result - BN 23796, Pas 14901 (Majority: 8895)2011:  Unofficial result - BN 22679 votes, Pas 14445 votes (Majority: 8234).Pas votes have held steady...

Free Ambiga, Arul, Anthony Loke and all others detained

Latest:Ambiga, Arul, Anthony Loke and Dr Hatta have been released by the magistrate 23 youths were slapped with three-day remands Six under-age youths were remanded one...

Live – Workers Day anti-GST rally

1400: Some 300 people already outside Pasar Seni for the Workers Day gathering. Many of them are wearing red anti-GST T-shirts or red Bantah...

What happened to urban park plan for Jelutong dump site?

As we have heard, PDC is requesting for proposals to redevelop the 53-acre Jelutong dump site. But a masterplan for IJM's Light Waterfront project...