Is Sarawak deforested?

Lim Swee Bin caught up with Brimas director Mark Bujang and seized the opportunity to find out the real extent of deforestation in Sarawak....

The lies that mask Sarawak deforestation

An image of northern Belaga, based on Google Earth, shows the extent of deforestation in Sarawak -- and gives the lie to claims that...

Sarawak is already the richest state, but…

Believe it or or not, Sarawak is already the richest state in the country. But much of its wealth is fast disappearing, warns our...

‘Gerakan has finally shown its true colours’

Instead of opposing the Penang state government's 'no free plastic bags' policy, Gerakan should come out in support of this green initiative, says Thing...

What’s so ‘dirty’ about Bersih 2.0?

Surely, it’s not dirty thinking on the part of concerned Malaysians to crave for a Bersih Malaysia, muses Mustafa K Anuar. We’ve heard it...

Bersih 2.0 – A day trip to Kuala Lumpur

Sembang-sembang recalls a memorable day-trip to KL on 9 July 2011 and describes what he saw and heard. I had to make that trip. Najib...

Seeking out nuclear energy is irresponsible and criminal

Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) finds the government’s insistence on continuing its pursuit of nuclear energy as an alternative to coal-burning to be irresponsible and...

‘Many nations do not collect ethnic data’

It is sad that after five decades of nationhood, our politics and policies are still heavily based on ethnic identity. Lim How Pim speaks...

Understanding anti-Malaysianism in Indonesia

Farish A Noor longs to see the day when the political and ideological boundaries between Malaysia and Indonesia will be overcome by a higher...

A Mickey Mouse of an election?

It is clear that the BN is desperate and resorting to foul means to ensure its electoral victory, observes Francis Loh. But the BN...

Sleepless in Sarawak

Whichever way you look at it, the political outlook does not appear rosy for Taib and the other component BN party leaders who are...

Penang NGOs deny ‘quietening down’ in state

The "impartiality" of NGOs in Penang, raised in an article in an Umno-linked newspaper that questioned why they have remained silent on many issues,...

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