Lynas, a recalcitrant corporation

How long is the Government prepared to tolerate Lynas Corporation’s recalcitrant behaviour, wonders the Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) team. Earlier this month, International...

Signing of new Malaysia-Indonesia MOU: An Asean PR exercise?

As nations move forward to develop sustainability, Malaysia and Indonesia slide backwards and continue to sustain a form of modern-day slavery, writes Tenaganita. The...

Asean must set benchmarks for Burma on rights

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) should set clear human rights benchmarks for Burma as a condition for its chairmanship of the regional...

Jeyakumar: Kementerian Kesihatan mesti bertanggung-jawab

Berikut ialah intervensi Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj dalam perbahasan Bajet Kementerian Kesihatan pada 16 November 2011. Terima kasih Dato Speaker kerana memberi saya peluang...

Timor-Leste: Santa Cruz massacre – still waiting for justice 20 years later

Amnesty International calls on the governments of Timor-Leste and Indonesia to provide justice for the victims of the Santa Cruz massacre which took place...

New ISA detentions show U-turn on reform promises

The Malaysian government must halt detentions under the draconian Internal Security Act (ISA), Amnesty International said on 17 November, after the authorities said they...

EU must stop dumping dangerous e-waste in developing countries

Greener design of products and stronger shipment rules are key to curbing environmental damage and human rights abuses, say four international NGOs. Brussels -...

8 hours work, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest

The majority of Malaysians work long hours because they cannot earn in eight hours the income they need to put food on the table,...

Improve food security; assist farmers, cattle breeders

Jeyakumar Devaraj calls on the government to support small-scale farmers and cattle breeders. Intervensi dalam perbahasan bajet Kementerian Pertanian di perengkat jawatankuasa, 8 November...

Towards a new MPPP budgeting process

Lim Mah Hui looks at budgeting in the Penang Island Municipal Council and suggests several steps for improving the process. I wish to discuss...

Kumar’s motion to cut special constituency allocations rejected

Member of Parliament Jeyakumar Devaraj recently filed a motion in Parliament to cut special constituency allocations by RM400m. I filed the documents to cut...

Our school children as sacrificial lambs

The choice is there for Muhyiddin to seal his reputation as a politician playing up to narrow and parochial interests or as a principled...

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