Monthly Archives: October 2012

What’s eating Australia? Foreign buyers at the farm gate

Australia risks losing an opportunity to become a farmyard for Asia, as growing unease over foreigners buying rural land threatens to provoke protectionist policies that may deter much needed investment in agriculture. Short link:  

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Murum Dam: Listen to the Penans

The Penan communities affected by the Murum Dam have shown a commitment to defend their rights and Malaysians must give them full support. By Kua Kia Soong The Penans have been blockading against the construction of the 944MW Murum Dam … Continue reading

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Scene shifting

Australia’s recent, much publicised Asian Century White Paper will not come as a surprise to many. The antipodean nation has long been building strong links with its closest neighbours, and all the main cities in the world’s largest country without … Continue reading

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Tajul denies 99East project in Langkawi caused Kedah to suffer losses

SUNGAI PETANI, Oct 30 — Former Kedah Corporation Berhad (KCB) executive chairman Datuk Tajul Urus Mat Zain today denied that the 99East project in Langkawi caused the Kedah government to suffer losses. He said the issue of losses should not … Continue reading

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The Sarawak SPCA is 50!

Their biggest birthday wish is to secure a new and larger piece of land, away from development, to build a state-of-the-art animal shelter. The SSPCA began its work in Kuching in 1959, formed by a small group of expatriate officers … Continue reading

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