Lynas: A colossal catastrophe waiting to happen

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M N D’Cruz raises the alarm over the Lynas rare earth refinery near Kuantan and says it is the duty of every Pahang resident...

Elections 1990: Irregularities on the electoral rolls

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Pages From the Past looks back at the 1990 general election and finds that the problems of phantom voters and unreliable electoral rolls are...

Electoral fraud – part and parcel of our election process

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The present EC is not capable of conducting free and fair elections, observes P Ramakrishnan. It must be disbanded and a new Election Commission...

Remembering 500 years of colonialism

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Was Malaya ever colonised? Most definitely, according to Tommy Thomas, and by not one but four different colonial powers. The Malay Peninsula was colonised...

1 Factory, 1 Employer, please

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Charles Hector alerts us to attempts to amend the Employment Act, which could fundamentally dilute or obscure the employer-worker relationship through the use of...

Aliran Monthly 31: 8 editor’s note

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In the aftermath of Bersih 2.0, recent weeks have seen one irregularity after another in the electoral process being exposed. P Ramakrishnan looks at...

Parliamentary Select Committee: A tactic to delay, deny and confuse?

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At this critical moment, the PM is obliged to give his word of honour that the 13th general election would only be held after...

On sustainable development for Penang

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What type of development do we want for Penang? Is it rampant and unbalanced development or is it sustainable and balanced development, asks Lim...

Bersih rally, English riots: A crucial difference

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Bersih was a demonstration of hope while the English riots were the converse - a demonstration of hopelessness, notes our special correspondent. Yes, the...

Najib visits Vatican; Malaysians write to Pope

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A group of 372 Catholics and other Christians in Malaysia, including a string of priests and religious, have signed a joint letter to Pope...

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