US-led free trade agreements continue to face stiff oppositions even as they gain traction with some governments turning to such pacts in the hope of boosting their sagging economies, reports Chee Yoke Heong.
US foreign assistance comes with strings attached, including putting in place neoliberal policies that have undermined national development, destroyed numerous local jobs, and widened the income gap, reports Ibon International.
Migrants from the Mekong neighbourhood are hugely resourceful and resilient, and they demand recognition and respect from their governments, says the Mekong Migration Network.
Keluarga yang diketuai oleh ibu tunggal menghadapi tiga masalah besar ia-itu pendapatan tidak mencukupi, kesusahan dalam kawalselian untuk anak-anak mereka dan perumahan, ujar Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj.
It is a worrying trend to assume that no protests or pickets should be held against the PR government as the PR is supposed to be more pro-people compared to the BN, writes A Sivarajan.
The Malaysian government’s detention of 13 people under the Internal Security Act (ISA) contradicts Prime Minister Najib Razak’s pledge in September 2011 to repeal the abusive law and is a setback for reform, Human Rights Watch said on 21 November in a letter to the prime minister.
How long is the Government prepared to tolerate Lynas Corporation’s recalcitrant behaviour, wonders the Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) team.
As nations move forward to develop sustainability, Malaysia and Indonesia slide backwards and continue to sustain a form of modern-day slavery, writes Tenaganita.