Logjam exposes Sarawak’s unscrupulous logging

The Sarawak state government must face the shame of being exposed before the whole world for their vain attempts all these years to hide...

Polls for Penang councillors: Further clarification

Following questions from the public over the process of elections for civil society nominees to serve as MPSP and MPPP councillors, the Penang Forum...

Provide mental care for refugees, asylum seekers

In conjunction with World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Health Equity Initiatives (HEI) has called for greater attention to the mental health needs...

Breast is still the very best!

A major global forum is being held in Penang to commemorate the landmark Innocenti Declaration of 1990, which set global targets to protect, promote...

Budget 2011 for big boys, civil servants

From the listed projects, it appears that we are returning to the era of mega high-status, expensive projects which will provide little value-added to...

Want to become a Penang municipal councillor?

Penang-based civil society groups are holding a day-long event known as Penang Forum 3 to elect civil society nominees to serve as MPPP and...

Bakun: Publicise rescue plan before impoundment

Miri - The Sarawak Conservation Alliance for Natural Environment (Scane) has called upon the government to make public its Emergency Rescue Plan (ERP) prior...

Proposed labour law amendments draw flak

It is clear that it is the corporate agenda - and  not the needs or welfare of the workers - that is driving the...

Overseas Malaysians demand right to vote

A group of Malaysians has kicked off a campaign demanding that voting rights be extended to all citizens living and working outside Malaysians. A...

Unfair share, uncertain futures

As the world finalises an International Regime on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), can national biodiversity authorities ensure that commercial entities share...

Another Orang Asli church to be demolished

Christians in the Temiar village of Pos Pasik, about 70km northeast of Gua Musang in Kelantan, have been told by the Department of Orang...

Sabah coal-fired plant draws more protest

Frustrated after running into official stonewalling, Cynthia Clare Ong writes an open letter to Najib expressing her concern about the environmental impact of a...

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