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How an unstoppable 20-year tsunami finally swamped BN

Graphic: Johan Saravanamuttu

It was coming all along. This chart, courtesy of political scientist Johan Saravanamuttu, clearly shows how the ‘tsunami’ started building up two decades ago in the post-Reformasi general election of 1999.

Make public the Penang state action plan on paired road projects

Time to revisit the paired road project:

The Tanjung Bungah Residents Association (TBRA) calls on the newly elected Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow, and the state government to be fully transparent on the need for the North Coastal Paired Road project, the implications of this for the residents affected by the road, what alternatives were considered and deemed not feasible, and how the state action plan addresses all the concerns of the public.

New government should hold transparent independent probe into MH370 mystery

One more item that should be on the to-do list of the new government: finding out what really happened to MH370.

Even Ali Baba would have gasped at this loot

Images of the mind-boggling loot seized by police in KL have stunned Malaysians. The confiscated items, which included Birkin, Hermes and other luxury handbags and lots of other bags and boxes containing cash, foreign currency, jewellery and other valuables, have left many Malaysians dumbfounded. Some of these bags were so heavy that hefty men struggled to lift them.

Sarawak Report, Asia Sentinel websites unblocked!

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A great day for press freedom in Malaysia in this new era: Sarawak Report and Asia Sentinel websites, which played a tremendous role in uncovering the scandals of the Najib Razak era, have both been unblocked and are now accessible in Malaysia.