James Logan was a visionary, back in the 19th century. Long before anyone had heard of climate change, he was already warning of the perils of a "war with nature" and its impact on the ecological balance. This...
Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud says that the interests of natives would be protected in all future dam projects. Can they believe that after the bitter experience of Bakun and Batang Ai? According to the Borneo Post, Taib said he was...
This whole business of converting leasehold land to freehold appears to have been done without considering the long-term implications. I know the state government, faced with budgetary constraints, is hoping to raise funds from land conversion. But has it considered...
From mainstream and government sources on the web, I note that a couple of new palaces are in the pipeline. 1. The new Istana Negara along Jalan Duta in KL News reports from 2006: Bernama report here; Star report here. Artists'...
Looks like Holy Week has not been the best of times for Lynas, the rare earths firm. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdx4LmWI_JA&w=480&h=390] On Good Friday today, International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed announced that an international panel of “independent experts” would...