Our Federal Budget: We need to think out of the box

by Jeyakumar Devaraj Much of the discourse regarding the development of the Malaysian Health Care Services is within a framework of accepting a 3 to 6% increase in the total Health Budgetary allocation every year as the norm for the foreseeable future. Planners within the Health Ministry as well as many Civil Society activists agree…

Special interview on the Protest Movement in Hong Kong

“Every revolution means a sharp turn in the lives of a vast number of people. Unless the time is ripe for such a turn, no real revolution can take place. And just as any turn in the life of an individual teaches him a great deal and brings rich experience and great emotional stress, so…

Don’t turn Kashmir into a huge prison! Stop the repression now!

Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) is deeply concerned over the recent unilateral decision by the Government of India to repeal large parts of Article 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution (which granted special status to the State of Jammu and Kashmir) , and break up the State of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union…

Stop the repression in West Papua

Joint regional statement — Stop the repression in West Papua   September 3, 2019 On August 17, Indonesian Independence Day, armed Indonesian police, soldiers and radical Islamic militia stormed a student dormitory in the Indonesian city of Surabaya (on the island of Java), which housed West Papuan students, arresting 43. The attack reportedly took place…