NEWLY APPOINTED UMNO PRESIDENT NEWLY ARRESTED

Caught up in some Home Affairs Malaysia’s former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Amidi was apprehended earlier this Thursday by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), facing a laundry list of 45 charges that include corruption and criminal breach of trust. In particular, local media…

TEMPERATURE, PLEASE STOP CLIMBING

What happened? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a report on the impact of global warming if the rise of global temperatures were to be capped at 1.5°C. Scientists explained that there would bring greater benefits than if the rise of…

DRACONIAN LAWS ARE DRAC-GOING

What happened? In a surprising move, Malaysia’s Cabinet has announced that it plans to repeal the draconian laws of the Sedition Act and the Death Penalty by the end of the year. According to Communications and Multimedia Minister, Gobind Singh, both laws should be…

OXFAM’S ACCUSATIONS AREN’T TOO FAM

What happened? Oxfam’s Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 2018 ranked Singapore 149 out of 157 countries, dropping 63 spots from its 86th ranking last year. Oxfam accused Singapore of having many “harmful tax practices”, including extremely low personal income tax rates, of 22%, for…

DO YOU BELIEVE DR CHRISTINE BLASEY FORD?

What happened? President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has been accused of sexual assault by three individuals, Dr Christine Ford, Julie Swetnick and Deborah Ramirez. Out of all three who claim that in their youth Kavanaugh forced himself upon them, Dr Ford has…