Hundreds of Penan facing eviction to make way for the Murum Dam are horrified to learn that the forest in the proposed resettlement area is being destroyed, reports Tomasz Johnson.
The seemingly powerful rivers of Sarawak have been deeply affected by the state government’s unsustainable development policies, reports Tomasz Johnson.
The US has been going in the wrong direction for years by classifying millions of documents as secrets. In countering that, Wikileaks has the potential to make transparency and accountability more robust in the US, writes Bill Quigley.
It doesn’t necessarily take travelling Malaysians or those in foreign lands to smudge the image of their beloved country. Some people can just do it from home, says Mustafa K Anuar.
Who’s watching whom? The government has warned Malaysians abroad that it is keeping tabs on them, but Sydney Sasson responds that Malaysians abroad are watching the government too.
There is no guarantee that those elected as civil society nominees in the Penang Forum elections on 14 November will be appointed municipal councillors come January. But it would be a major mistake for the state government to ignore the results of the poll, says Goh Ban Lee.
Whether documented or undocumented, migrant workers are entitled to those most basic rights that the nations of the world declared belong to every single human, asserts Danielle Celermajer.
A collection of memorable sayings from the man who liberated India from colonial rule, Mahatma Gandhi.
The latest Diwali special advertisement by Coca-Cola in India uses ancient Warli tribal art for commercial objectives, reports Shalini Bhutani.
The death sentence imposed on a young Sri Lankan migrant workers has generated renewed focus on the issue of Asian migrant workers getting a fair hearing in a foreign justice system, reports Inter Press Service.