Charity art exhibition in KL

Helping to lend publicity to this event: As part of its fundraising activities, the Society of the Severely Mentally...

Two migrant workers killed at Juru construction site

Two migrant workers have been killed at a factory construction site in Juru when the frame of a roof fell on them,...

This is what Pulau Jerejak might look like in a few...

There goes Jerejak Island. This is what "Queens Island Condo & Villa" on the eco-heritage haven of Pulau Jerejak will look like,...

Bukit Kukus probe: Take stern action against MBPP, other wrongdoers

So what action is going to be taken against the MBPP? Is they can't oversee or manage a small road project, what...

Where are all the cars? Comparing Singapore with Malaysia

Some time ago, representatives of an established foreign university with linkages to Malaysia travelled to a few places around the country to...

Najib trying to do a makeover

Just before the Cameron Highlands by-election, it became apparent that former Prime Minister Najib "apa malu, Bossku" Razak was trying to re-invent...

Paltry fine for 1MDB auditors just a rap on the knuckles

This statement by Aliran puts the spotlight on the 1MDB auditors, who appear to have got off rather lightly.

Happy New Year to all readers!

Wishing all readers all the best in the coming year as we journey towards a more sustainable future in the new Malaysia....

Affordable housing: Relaxation of rules – whose interest does it serve?

The housing glut - the G-word few want to say - in Penang has once again come under the spotlight.

Bukit Kukus road: Strong response to lifting of stop-work order

Who will bear responsibility for any future tragedy along this controversial hill road? Let's not even talk about the mega Pan Island...

Property overhang in Penang higher than London’s?

Much concern in London over the wrong kind of housing being built: London's stock of unsold homes soared to 2,374 at 30...

Learn from Pakatan Harapan’s defeat in Cameron Highlands

What are the lessons to be learned from the Cameron Highlands parliamentary by-election defeat for Pakatan Harapan today?

Najib’s disastrous legacy: Suffocating federal government debt

Of late, former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been trying hard to re-invent himself – singing on social media, riding pillion on...

The ‘war’ on trees

This tree made me marvel at the resilience of Nature. It was one among a row of trees that were hacked down...

Jakarta bus rapid transit consultant creates a stir in Penang

A funny thing happened in Penang last week. Think City organised a talk by Yoga Adiwinarto, the Indonesia country director of the...

One filmmaker raps about his dream for Penang – but is...

Independent film producer Andrew Ng has produced this video of what is going in Penang.

Three major challenges for the new Malaysia in the coming year

Here we are in 2019. We made it through a tumultuous 2018 and major regime change.

Three articles to read this weekend

I usually spend some time sifting through thought-provoking analyses and commentaries. I find I learn more about Malaysia that way than by...

Why a street-level public transport system is suitable for Penang

Dr Lim Mah Hui has come up with another rejoinder for those fascinated with ultra-expensive six-lane elevated and underground highways and elevated...

‘PTMP’ – or property play and greenwash?

It looks as if the Singapore Straits Times has cottoned on to the discontent that is brewing over the RM46bn Penang transport...