If Copenhagen can allow pedestrians, cyclists and others to reclaim the streets from cars, why not Penang? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59-roEQZWOY?rel=0&w=470&h=269] It's not rocket science. Note there was initial scepticism and cynicism when the plans were car-free areas were first announced. Many said...
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...
Malaysian artiste HeyMun Tan, who won the folk/singer-songwriter category of the US-based 2013 Unsigned Only Music Competition, has come out with a new single based on her recent trip to New York. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACUVsDSu_wE HeyMun, whose hometown is Petaling Jaya, says: I've...
1914: What better way to end this post than with a cartoon, this one from Hisham Rais' blog about Zunar's six stops at various police stations within seven hours yesterday. Go here. 1836: On the line with Zunar. Yes, indeed...
Economist Lim Mah Hui says he never made comments attributed to him, so I am reproducing his statement below to help him get a fair hearing. What is irrefutable though is that the number of unemployed diploma holders and...