Category: 2007: 8

No to PGCC! Yes to Penang State Park! 0

No to PGCC! Yes to Penang State Park!

Penang Turf Club land (240 acres) Sold to Abad Naluri ("open recreational space"): RM43 per square foot After re-zoning (to "mixed development"): value soars to RM250-300psf Developer makes windfall profits before work can even...

Restore the Malaysian judiciary’s independence 0

Restore the Malaysian judiciary’s independence

As dozens of demonstrators, activists, opposition politicians and even lawyers are hauled up on various charges, the judiciary should provide hope for democracy and justice to prevail. But how independent is our judiciary in...

Rise of the military in Burma 0

Rise of the military in Burma

Burma is one country with zero democracy. In the light of the bloody crackdown against peaceful protesters there, John Smith Thang recounts the rise of the brutal military regime and how it morphed into...

Kami Penan perlu tanah dan hutan 0

Kami Penan perlu tanah dan hutan

We get to hear two Penan headman, Matu Tugang and Along Joo, speaking for themselves in countering the claims of a logging firm that has  encroached into their land.

Aliran Monthly 27: 8 editor’s note 0

Aliran Monthly 27: 8 editor’s note

Our cover storey zooms in on an iconic monument to folly known as the Penang Global City Centre (PGCC) project with an eye-popping development value estimated at RM25 billion. Critics, however, have dubbed it...

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