While the son of the Sarawak Chief Minister is said (by his estranged wife) to be worth more than RM2bn, pupils in one primary school, SK Puyut, near Marudi in Sarawak are forced to bathe in a nearby pond...
Blog visitor Danny Kua shares with us an anecdote about the higher cost of living and how it could affect the lower income group. He was sick and went to clinic. The doctor prescribed him down fever and pain-killer...
Finding it tough to keep your head financially above water? Read this if you want to know where Malaysia stands in Asia in terms of income inequality and some of the factors driving this inequality. Malaysia has a Gini...
This is a must-watch movie about how Francis was called to rebuild the church through poverty and simplicity some 800 years ago. Haunting songs and breathtaking scenes from the countryside too. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUHrkV7L4R0&w=600&h=338] The unsung Francis is one of the...
I have lost count of the number of visitors to Penang who have told me, "Please ask your government to do something about these flats" in Butterworth. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=124984 These must be about 10 blocks of flats here on the mainland,...