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Towards a Pro Growth, Pro Jobs and Pro Poor Local Government

Yesterday evening, as I was driving home from dinner with my wife, we saw two touching scenarios; the first, a blind man trying to make his way on a busy road to go to the safer inner road. He was shabbily-clothes but very strong-willed. We stopped our car and offered to ferry him, but he … Continue reading

NEWS: 澳市長市議員發電郵‧促釋放6社會主義黨員

Ahli Majlis mewakili Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai dan bandar berkembar, Fremantle City, menyatakan sokongan kepada Dr. Jeyakumar Devaraj, Ahli Parlimen Sungai Siput serta 5 orang lagi ahli Parti Sosialis Malaysia yang ditahan di bawah Ordinan Darurat. Kami menyeru supaya Kerajaan Malaysia agar membebaskan mereka serta merta ataupun mendakwa mereka di mahkamah jika bersalah. Kerajaan tidak … Continue reading

NEWS: Aussie councillor horrified at Jeyakumar’s detention

Source: Malaysiakini A city councillor of Freemantle in Western Australia, Sam Wainwright, has expressed his horror about “the terrible crackdown” on the Bersih 2.0 movement for electoral reforms and free speech that has taken place recently in Malaysia. Wainwright (left) said one of Parti Sosialis Malaysia activists Dr Michael D Jeyakumar, who is currently detained … Continue reading

Photos of Seafood from the Wet Market

I visited two markets on Saturday morning – Kampung Baru market and Bukit Mertajam market. The former is relatively new, about 10 years old while the latter has a longer history, probably as old as the town itself. My visit was to meet with local traders, catch up with them on news as well as … Continue reading