Casualties rise in Duterte’s war on rights defenders – new report

Human rights defenders in the Philippines have been increasingly subjected to killings, attacks, threats, and other forms of harassment under...

Stop reclaiming our seas

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) calls upon the Malaysian government to cancel all proposed coastal reclamation projects in the country.

Delay in abolishing death penalty delays justice in Altantuya case

Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) is saddened by the delay in the abolition of the death penalty, which would also...

Minister, remember the RM1,500 minimum wage pledge?

The Penang division of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is shocked at the human resources minister's statement that the current minimum...

‘Full employment’ in Sarawak – but how many decent jobs?

Full employment in Sarawak masks underemployment and the lack of decent jobs in the state, says Andrew Lo.

Reforms in police necessary to restore confidence

Zulkifli Mohamed urges the police to seriously heed the recommendations of the royal commission so that they can regain public confidence.

Sungai Ara project breaches UN sustainable goals, Penang groups tell Sunway boss

Fourteen civil society groups and residents’ associations have endorsed a letter to Sunway Group chairman Jeffrey Cheah urging him not to proceed...

Mindef land swap shame: Heads must roll

Mindef must state clearly if the 16 land swap cases were conducted through a privatised company as alleged previously and if...

Too many low-paying jobs being created in Sarawak

Tens of thousands of jobs can be found in the timber and oil-palm sectors in the state, but few locals want to...

Follow Singapore’s example; criminalise marital rape

The Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) has urged the Malaysian government to reform rape laws that permit husbands to rape their wives, following...

More questions on Mindef land swap deals

No corruption case must be allowed to taint the honourable service of the men and women in uniform, says Mohamed Arshad Raji.

Sending love to Georgetown City

Sisters in Islam (SIS) stands in solidarity with Penangpac, Big Nose Productions and playwright Fa Abdul on the staging of their two-hour...