The revolt in the Arab world is not just about getting rid of authoritarian leaders and dictators. It is also about ending economic injustice and exploitation. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IL-n_mpG_Ys&w=500&h=301] The media would have us believe that the popular discontent is solely due...
I came across this eye-witness account of the scene around KL during then US president Lyndon Johnson's visit to Malaysia on 30 October 1966. His visit to Malaysia took place a year after the United States deployed regular combat...
The Catholic Church is synchronising an unprecedented global hour of prayer and eucharistic adoration from 5.00pm to 6.00pm Rome time or 11.00pm to midnight Malaysian time. Cathedrals and parishes around the world are expected to join in with synchronised...
Anti-war protesters gave former British premier Tony Blair a torrid reception when he turned up to sign copies of his autobiography at a book-store in Dublin. http://www.youtube.com/v/06pYCF6HNzw?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0 One activist, Kate O'Sullivan, who managed to enter the book-store, tried to make a...
It has been reported that the RMAF base is supposed to be relocated to Ara Kuda, or at least that is the site that is mentioned. But where exactly is Ara Kuda? [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m29!1m12!1m3!1d79311.65233027516!2d100.41854058551019!3d4.954889555539207!2m3!1f0!2f35.03696553738245!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f35!4m14!1i0!3e0!4m5!1s0x304ac4d42647f25f%3A0x9a3065589c912bbc!2sButterworth+Airport!3m2!1d5.462778!2d100.392776!4m5!1s0x304ace65fd378b73%3A0x54f777e149d8664!2sMasjid+Jamik+Ara+Kuda%2C+13310+Tasek+Gelugor%2C+Pulau+Pinang!3m2!1d5.437359!2d100.51283199999999!5e1!3m2!1sen!2smy!4v1410619871741&w=640&h=600] Ara Kuda is only about 20km...