Category: 2007: 6

Blogging the bullies and bullying the bloggers 0

Blogging the bullies and bullying the bloggers

Zaharom Nain explores the world of blogging in Malaysia. Bloggers are providing a real alternative to the mainstream media and countering the distortions and unravelling the propaganda. No wonder the authorities are sitting up...

Ronggeng girls of the Merdeka era 0

Ronggeng girls of the Merdeka era

Shakila Abdul Manan describes a praiseworthy effort at uncovering the untold story of the much-maligned Ronggeng girls while evoking the true spirit of Muhibbah.

Payback time 0

Payback time

Enough has been taken away from the Orang Asli, observes Yogeswaran Subramaniam, and it is now time to give a little back to them.

Oil and gas windfalls: Malaysia 0

Oil and gas windfalls: Malaysia

Our oil and gas resources are rapidly depleting. Enough has been wasted and Tony Pua urges the government to invest now in the country’s human resources.

An unfinished but inspiring journey 0

An unfinished but inspiring journey

In the long and winding road towards justice and freedom, civil society has shown remarkable resilience growing from strength to strength, says P Ramakrishnan, as he traces its journey since Merdeka.

Significant bumi gains 0

Significant bumi gains

Should politicians continue harping on the NEP? Koon Yew Yin points out that the Malays have made their presence felt in the professions and so there should be less insecurity all round.

Carnival of joy 0

Carnival of joy

Angeline Loh serendipitously stumbles on a festival of games for refugee children that  turns out to be the closest thing to peace on earth that she has experienced.

Judiciary in a real mess 0

Judiciary in a real mess

To say that the Malaysian judiciary is in a real mess may indeed be an understatement.  The cancer of corruption, ineptness and laziness has spread throughout the judiciary.

Abuse, misuse of police powers 0

Abuse, misuse of police powers

Organisers of an inter-faith forum on water filed a formal complaint with Suhakam on the conduct of the Special Branch based in Dang Wangi police station.

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