The economic tsunami has reached our shores. Regionally, the numbers look dismal: Singapore is experiencing its worst downturn in post-war years, Korea down over 5 per cent of GDP, Japan exports down 35 per cent, China growth down to...
More people are now talking about the need to reduce our carbon footprint. But the discussion is largely focused on improving public transport, avoiding plastic bags (a commendable move which the Penang government is now implementing) or recycling and...
Hop along and take a look at Ani Arope's latest article on his Facebook page. On 23 June, he wrote in his Facebook Notes: What I said to the Star Editor some 5 years ago, I stand by it. In...
At first, it was just the whisperings of a few who could easily be dismissed as crazies, but now it has become too big to ignore. The United Nations has confirmed that honey-bee colonies are mysteriously disappearing across the...
The Edge reports that the Singapore headquartered Carmel Group, an integrated provider of electronic manufacturing services (EMS), has closed down its subsidiary in Bukit Minyak, Penang, leaving 200 workers jobless. From the report, it's not clear what kind of compensation...