Daily Archives: 2015-10-29

No protests for Malaysian PM to resign since 1998, says Home Minister

Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has said that there have been no mass protests specifically demanding the resignation of Malaysia’s Prime Minister since 1998. “According to police records, there have been no demonstrations in the country since 1998 which has specifically demanded that the country’s Prime Minister step down,” Ahmad Zahid said in a written parliamentary reply …

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Equality among adults begins with kids

By Teo You Yenn In past decades, we have seen more gender equality in education. Gender gaps in terms of mean years of schooling and as highest levels of education attainment have narrowed. In younger cohorts, we see no significant difference in overall education outcomes. Yet, in the university classroom, I still see some stereotypical differences in how women and …

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How far can pigs fly?

By Property Soul On October 17, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong told the press that it is still not time yet to unwind the cooling measures. Price adjustments so far have been moderate compared to the increase in prices in the past few years. Price corrections are moderate So how “moderate” is price adjustments? Have price corrections been “meaningful” so …

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Otters find a shiok sandbath in Potong Pasir

Potong Pasir residents were treated with a delightful sight when a family of otters turned up at their estate and performed a “sand bath” right in front of their eyes. This video of otters sand-bathing was taken by “Fast Snail” on the evening of 26 October 2015 at Potong Pasir. The otter is a threatened native species that is found …

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