Saturday, 29 February 2020
Do we really have OneMalaysia or two Malaysias - one for the rich and the other for the lower-income group. Here's something I wrote for Aliran: The Najib administration has touted its One Malaysia slogan in the weeks leading...
As we mark 100 days of the Pakatan governments in office, it has become fashionable to measure their success by the amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) they have succeeded in drawing in. Everything seems to revolve around FDI. So...
I have always believed that the Bakun Dam has been jinxed, ever since the developers messed with the ancestral lands of the indigenous people and displaced them from the site. Now we are witnessing a re-run of the scandal involving...
Jaime Lerner, the former mayor of Curitiba who transformed the Brazilian city, says budgetary constraints can force urban planners to think more creatively about sustainable development. http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf Planners in Malaysia might want to consider some of his ideas. Thanks to soohuey...
I asked an environmental specialist about the beach erosion in northern Penang Island, and this is what he had to say: A groyne in the UK; Butterworth used to have similar groynes at the beach fronting the RMAF base -...