The strongest typhoon ever to make landfall in recorded human history - so strong that if there was a Category 6, it would have fallen squarely in that box - is not a natural disaster. Instead, the Philippines' lead...
The Occupy movement has seen similar gatherings sprouting across South East Asia, including almost weekly Occupy Dataran gatherings - and now an event in Penang. The Global Voices Online website provides a useful glimpse of what's been happening in...
As Indonesia's reformasi movement reached its climax with the installation of the reformist Joko Widodo as president, what is happening within Malaysia? We seem to be bogged down with petty ethno-religious issues (to divert our attention away from ...
Some scientists are making the link between climate change and Typhoon Haiyan. Unfortunately, much of the corporate media remain largely silent about the link, perhaps because large corporations which contribute advertising revenue to the media, are among the major...
Lim Mah Hui and Kevin Gallagher warn that the Trans-Pacific Partnership could make it difficult for participating nations to regulate speculative capital flows to protect their economies from financial crises. Proposed measures in the new Trans-Pacific trade...