Saturday, 8 August 2020
Well, the big news today is that The FBI has opened an investigation into money-laundering allegations related to 1MDB, according to the WSJ. This follows the Swiss attorney general's probe. Meanwhile, ValueCap, which has been below the radar since...
Who says that ordinary people can't make a difference? In the end, it took 2,500 postcards, 500 emails and a concerted civil society campaign to convince Penang Chief Minister Koh Tsu Koon that it would be politically costly for the...
In case you missed it, Clinton's US$200,000 appearance in KL has been shrouded in controversy. Check out this NYT report. Wasn't it Clinton who promoted and expanded neoliberal free trade? Wasn't it Clinton who facilitated the shifting of the cost of health...
Suspicions over the integrity of a Malaysian government program popularly known as "Project M" that fast-tracked citizenship and voting rights for immigrants in the eastern state of Sabah threaten to complicate upcoming general elections. Witness testimony to a royal...
It's all happening here in Penang in the coming days: Sunday, 25 October Noon: Himanshu Bhatt on the meaning of Deepavali in Penang's dim and distant past Venue: Upper Penang Road ---------- 2.00-3.30pm: Kee Thuan Chye reads from his latest book "March 8: The...