A proposal for a no-car zone in the heritage enclave could be deliberated in the MPPP's next full council meeting. State exco member Lydia Ong reportedly made the suggestion to MPPP president Patahiyah Ismail, who seemed receptive to the...
Najib's recent announcement that a 100-storey tower will be built in the capital by a government investment fund comes as global liquidity is flooding the region and raises concerns the project could represent the front end of a coming...
Another omen for Taib Mahmud: pictured below is a dried up stretch of river below the Bakun Dam. This picture was published in the front page of a local Chinese daily in Sarawak. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=bakun+dam&daddr=&geocode=FSUPKgAd0HbMBilVkzxlWIEcMjHagwqmzper3A&hl=en&mra=ls&sll=2.811371,114.208374&sspn=2.616853,4.938354&ie=UTF8&t=h&ll=3.699819,113.774414&spn=3.836487,5.493164&z=7&output=embed&w=500&h=350] Another photo can be found at...
Under the Penang Structure Plan (2005-2010), major land reclamation has been slated for Penang. But how will this affect water quality and fisheries in the state? [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?q=penang+map&oe=utf-8&client=firefox&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Penang&gl=my&ei=KnzKTNCrEYP4vwPhmKgI&ved=0CBsQ8gEwAA&t=h&ll=5.384968,100.347919&spn=0.085452,0.085659&z=13&output=embed&w=500&h=500] Under the Plan, the following projects are slated as part of reclamation in...
Listen to the Sarawak government's spin on the reasons for the drop in the water level of the Rajang River. If you believe what they are telling you, the main cause is a dry spell, El Nino, or even...