Civil service as Umno’s fixed deposit or game buster

Will civil servants fall for what appears to be an extra large carrot being dangled in front of them in the form of pay...

Passage of Peaceful Assembly Bill a major setback for civil liberties

The passage of the highly restrictive Peaceful Assembly Bill by the Senate on 20 December 2011 over the strong opposition of civil society and...

Advancing human rights in Singapore

The Singapore Unity Project (SUP), comprising active civil society organisations and individuals, commemorated International Human Rights Day at Speakers’ Corner on 10 December 2011....

Human Rights Day message: Penang Suaram

On 10 December, Human Rights Day, Penang Suaram issued a statement calling for the repeal of oppressive laws, the revival of local elections, an...

Air Asia should use KLIA2 airport aerobridges: Disabled groups

NGOs advocating the rights of the disabled are urging Air Asia to use the airport aerobridges that KLIA2 will provide for easier access to...

Tribunal verdict vs 6 agrochemical TNCs hailed

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) International has hailed the verdict of the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) against the world’s six largest agrochemical companies. Pesticide Action...

US free trade pacts face opposition in Asia

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...

Civil society groups criticise US aid policy

US foreign assistance comes with strings attached, including putting in place neoliberal policies that have undermined national development, destroyed numerous local jobs, and widened...

Migrants from Mekong need protection, recognition

Migrants from the Mekong neighbourhood are hugely resourceful and resilient, and they demand recognition and respect from their governments, says the Mekong Migration Network....

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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...

PJS 1 low-cost house buyers: Enemies of PR state government?

It is a worrying trend to assume that no protests or pickets should be held against the PR government as the PR is supposed...

End use of Internal Security Act

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...

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