Development means so diversely to so many different people. Here, development concerning communities, society and the environment is examined.
From exploitative “development” to sexual exploitation
One of the big problems in the two north Borneo states is the exploitative development that has caused havoc especially in the interior of the region.
Prema Devaraj looks at how this ......
03 Dec 2009
Getting Rich in Malaysia Cronyism Capital Means Dayak Lose Home
Aug. 25 (Bloomberg) -- After a stomach-churning takeoff from a 550-meter runway at Long Banga airstrip on the Malaysian side of the island of Borneo, the 19-seat plane soars over a green tropical ......
25 Aug 2009
An open letter to James Masing
Development projects are a right to be enjoyed by tax payers, and not candies to be dangled by the ruling parties in any election to fish for votes.
02 Apr 2009
Termite infestation in Sarawak
This is the first official article of the new kid on the blog in Sarawak, the Hornbill Unleashed. I really want to say something about the termite, but something else appropriate seems to be in ......
26 Mar 2009
Dances with Dayaks
The recent happenings in Sarawak interest me; something West Malaysians must learn from. A new era is dawning – of culture and consciousness in the face of state-sponsored corporate crony capitalism. ......
24 Nov 2008
What Rainforest was launched to counter the myth perpetuated by the government and pro-logging, pro-plantation corporate interests that everything is fine with the Malaysian rainforest.
25 Sep 2008
Mega projects in Sarawak to be reviewed
Mr. See Chee How today announced that the state PKR has identified and will recommend numerous Barisan Nasional-crony projects in Sarawak to be audited and reviewed when Pakatan Rakyat forms the ......
20 Aug 2008
Longhouse demolition leaves 120 homeless
Eleven Iban families comprising 120 people have been forcibly evicted from their longhouse along the Bintulu-Bakun road in Sarawak.
04 Jan 2007
Forest governance in Malaysia - An NGO perspective
This paper first discusses some official definitions related to forests before considering the
extent and causes of deforestation and forest degradation in Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak
15 Sep 2006
International Media and Environmental Summit shows biases with its exclusiveness
The International Media & Environment Summit was held in Kuching, Sarawak from 30th November to 2nd December. The three day summit was organized by News World Nature with the aim of bringing…together ......
06 Dec 2005