Profiting from health testing on migrant workers

Why should migrant workers undergo mandatory health testing by private firm Fomema when expatriates and other classes of foreigners are not tested? Isn't this...

Kumar questions additional RM18.7 billion budget in Parliament

Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj has questioned the rationale behind the Supplementary Budget Estimate of RM18.7 billion and called on the Health Ministry to stop promoting...

Pedra Branca belongs to Singapore: ICJ

The International Court of Justice in the Hague has just declared by a 12-4 majority that Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh is Singapore territory. The...

Singapore authorities disrupt screening of LKY film

 Watch what happens when a group of activists try to watch a film on Lee Kuan Yew during a private lunch gathering at a...

Don’t sign mega project agreements; prepare transport masterplan instead, Penang CM urged

Many Penangites believe that the monorail and the proposed second Penang bridge as currently designed were proposed with a view to achieving large profits...

Honourable wakil and downtrodden rakyat

It is ironic how the wakil can be so honoured while the rakyat are treated with such ignominy, observes Rani Rasiah. Yet many...

Let’s rejoice over Mahathir’s departure!

Why should clear thinking Malaysians not take the opportunity to rejoice and take this as yet another step forward for a new Malaysian cultural...

Burma: A chance to respond to the people not taken?

Cyclone Nargis will definitely affect the referendum on the new Burmese constitution to be drafted. The Burmese people today are one of the most...

Mahathir bails out as Umno springs a leak and founders

So the man who established Umno Baru in 1988 quits the party he founded in a huff. Now this comes just a few days...

Nargis not just a natural disaster, but a human-made disaster because of climate change

The deaths of over 20,000 people and reports of over 40,000 missing is a sad reminder to the world that it has done little...

Global capitalist system denies workers decent wages

For how long do we have to keep our workers in poverty to enable us to compete for FDI? The international economic system mandates...

Thailand’s costly little insurgency war

Like many autonomy movements, the insurgency in Southern Thailand is fuelled by a combination of nostalgia for the past, anger over the present and...

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