Category: 2007

Rio Tinto’s smelter in Sarawak 0

Rio Tinto’s smelter in Sarawak

The multinational giant’s controversial record should serve as a warning to the people of Sarawak that the aluminium smelter might not be the ticket to the good life that they had been led to...

Ouch, my medicine bill is killing me… 0

Ouch, my medicine bill is killing me…

In the absence of price regulations in a “free market”, pharmacists and doctors are making excessive profits by marking up drug prices substantially, observes Zaheer Ud Din Babar. How can the poor afford such...

A year of bull, broken promises, 0

A year of bull, broken promises,

Voters should study the track record of the ruling coalition. Martin Jalleh casts a spotlight on the BN government’s record over the preceding year and finds a once looking-good PM, who had the people...

Hindraf rally: A plea of the dispossessed? 0

Hindraf rally: A plea of the dispossessed?

The Hindraf protests are, in effect, a cry of the dispossessed, says Subramaniam Pillay, and this could radically alter the future political landscape. If there is a much larger opposition in the next Parliament,...

V Ganabathirau: ISA detainee 0

V Ganabathirau: ISA detainee

Tony Pua takes a close-up look at one of the Hindraf Five, V Ganabathirau, and discovers not a racist, but a concerned Malaysian who has selflessly sacrificed a lot in his quest for a...

On Robert Redford 0

On Robert Redford

Munching popcorn in a cinema, Wong Soak Koon ponders over a string of intriguing issues such as involvement in society, erosion of media ethics, and culpability for loss of lives in times of war.

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