Back from a rejuvenating day at Penang Forum 2, where 170 concerned individuals, including representatives from 35 Penang-based NGOs, grappled with the question, 'Has anything changed after two years?' The participants passed two resolutions: they supported the Penang state government's...
It is interesting to hear Abdullah Badawi saying that the second Penang Bridge will proceed as planned even if he is no longer PM. Abdullah and former Penang chief minister Koh Tsu Koon have not explained how a little known...
The other day, while sipping a glass if wine at a dinner attended mainly by professionals working in KL, I was fascinated to gain an insight into what they were concerned about. The general sentiment was that Najib is a...
A judge in France investigating a 2002 bombing in Karachi that killed 11 DCN employees has confirmed the existence of "illegal rétrocommissions" linked to the sale of submarines to Pakistan. This was revealed by a lawyer for the victims' families,...
In this era of Youtube, elected reps had better be on their toes when discharging their duties as they are coming under ever greater public scrutiny. Three video clips show Penang Opposition Leader (from Umno/BN) Azhar Ibrahim apparently gesturing with...