Thursday, 1 October 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has given us some space to reflect on the so-called “Penang Transport Master Plan” – in reality, a developers’ plan to reclaim three islands in the name of providing extravagant transport infrastructure for Penang. The idea was...
This poem, written some 200 years ago, seems to describe the state of the world even today, especially when we see the commons (ie public land, hills, forests, rivers, coastal waters, islands and other public property that belongs to...
Someone asked me this morning whether I knew the current state of our 222-seat Parliament. So I looked it up (Wikipedia 30 May 2020), rearranged the figures and then adjusted it for the Sri Gading resignation yesterday (ie assuming he...
I dislike the backdoor PN government for so many reasons. But whatever its motivation, its decision not to fund the the RM100m Penang cable car project is a blessing in disguise. The cable car project is not a priority...
Quote of the day: “There is no setiausaha kerja (organising secretary) post and he has no powers whatsoever, only susun meja (arranging tables). Now, Mahathir wants to sack Muhyiddin! You just can't underestimate Mahathir's staying power. So a lot...