Hong Kong's GDP grew 6.5 per cent in the first half of the year, but the poor are struggling with expensive housing and food prices. Sound familiar? Check out this Financial Times video. Is this the model we want...
A historical bungalow near the old Tenby International School site, off Jalan Kelawei in George Town, has been demolished to make way for a condo project. The NST has a story on the demolition of one bungalow....
Moving in the right direction, the local government in Penang could soon introduce car-free streets in George Town. The MPPP is planning to turn Beach Street, Bishop Street and Church Street into car-free streets from 5.00m 7.00am to...
Durians to reduce fever? That's a claim made in a Dr Oz programme about the "five best cures from around the world". [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB_JcnqLExQ?rel=0&w=475&h=271] Dr Oz featured Dan Buettner, author of "Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer From the...
Tired of all that Himpun talk? Here is a series of talks in KL on media, politics and identity. I will be speaking in Bangsar tonight with Malaysiakini CEO Premesh Chandran as the discussant. Join me in the...