What is fuelling the protests and rallies and candlelight vigils and prayer gatherings? If we look at the Hindraf protest, it would be easy to conclude that the main issue is ethnic and religious discrimination, which has left many Indian...
Who is responsible for Taib Mahmud's worst nightmare? Clare Rewcastle Brown, sister-in-law of Gordon Brown, and Peter John Jaban aka 'Papa Orang Utan', the grandson of a Dayak headhunter, are the driving force behind the mysterious Radio Free...
The community of social science scholars and public intellectuals in Malaysia and Malaysianists are once again shocked and grieved, this time to hear of the untimely death of Khoo Khay Jin, a brilliant social scientist, a leading public intellectual...
Pardon me for ignoring the Cabinet reshuffle. It's just a few new ambitious faces replacing a few tired personalities. Some minor hoo-ha over Mukhriz edging past Khairy into the Cabinet. There's even a Green Technology Minister - and perhaps...
The Penang Development Corporation (PDC) - and even municipal councils - once used to play an admirable role in providing Penangites with affordable housing. Goh Ban Lee recalls in this piece for Seri's Penang Eonomic Monthly (August 2009) that: The...