A regional conference in Phnom Penh has appealed to countries involved in territorial disputes in East Asia to resolve conflicting issues through dialogue and peaceful means.
Japanese civic movements held a press conference and released a statement on territorial conflicts involving Japan, China, and Korea on 28 September 2012.
A special tribute from the United Nations to Khoo Khay Jin (1948-2011), a committed social scientist, thinker and public intellectual.
Today, St Xavier’s Institution celebrates the 160th anniversary of the La Salle Brothers’ landing in Penang in 1852 to take over this mission school. P Ramakrishnan pays tribute to Brother Charles Levin, who arrived in the school over a hundred years later in 1954. His was a total dedication and complete commitment to his calling.
No priority is given to those who have chosen the most eco-friendly, non-polluting and healthy means of travel, laments Angeline Loh.
The magic of Gandhi is that his actions and ideas on how to fight injustice or spearhead change are universal and still relevant today, says K Kesavapany.
It is only the beginning of the struggle, says Tommy Thomas. There are many battles to engage in.
Journalists have great power, and with that, comes great responsibility. So they should really be good journalists, or not join the profession at all, writes Wong Chin Huat.
Rajakumar was a force for keeping activists focused on their points of ideological convergence. Garry Rodan reviews a book written by Tan Pek Leng.
Mustafa K Anuar comes up with a tongue-in-cheek take of some of the weird things happening in the country.