On 30 July, the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) master-plan was launched with much fanfare. Among other goals, the blueprint aims to transform agriculture in the rice-bowl region of Malaysia.The masterplan was designed by Sime Darby although the project...
The Jerit cycling team have again be stopped, this time at a police road-block in Penang. They were them that they would not be allowed to do any cycling in Penang and could be arrested if they did. A...
Burma's pro-democracy leader has arrived in Geneva to address an international labour conference. This is her speech in Geneva: [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/49657779" params="show_artwork=true" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Here is Suu Kyi arriving in Geneva some hours ago: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0q-Ee498bfA?rel=0&w=470&h=264] But her first visit outside...
Don't mess with trade union and workers' rights, public education and other core public services. That's the message groups in the US are seeing from the victory of Barack Obama in the US presidential election today. This is a...
While the uproar over the BTN continues, let's look at what happens to some of our university students after they graduate. The following was the answer received by Selayang MP William Leong in Parliament recently: In 2004, there were 4,594 unemployed...