When possession becomes a BURDEN

Picture shows a quote by Laurens van der Post who was an advisor to the British Royal family. The Bushmen of South Africa have no sense of possession. “To label them poor, completely misses the point. For Bushmen living in their natural environment, do not feel in any way deprived by their lack of material …

Poor & Rich or Rich & Dead?

This story was told by Sir John Kotelawala to Dr Ariyaratme, founder of the Sarvodaya Movement, in “Bhava Thanha: An Autobigraphy, Vol 1, by A. T. Ariyaratne. “In a certain country a young couple lived in a mud hut built on the periphery of a jungle.They would get up in the morning, find something to …

1 in 3 Malaysians above 30 has hypertension

High blood pressure can lead to heart attack, stroke, diabetes, kidney failure and other diseases. Sugar may be as big a villain as salt in raising blood pressure. The typical modern diet, packed with both salt and sugar, is worst of all, says Dr Harry G Pruess of Georgetown University Medical School in USA. In …

Misleading and addicting football supporters is unethical

It is completely outrageous for the Selangor Football Association, Red Giants Team Card, to turn to Vape Empire Distribution for sponsorship. The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) finds that such sponsorship a blatant act to sabotage the government’s effort to curb nicotine addiction and questions what a hazardous cocktail of chemicals such as those found …

Cancel the Proposed Aquaculture Project in Pandak Putih, Kuala Kurau, Kerian District, Perak

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the Perak State Government, Kerian District and Land Office, Perak State Fisheries Department, Kerian District Fisheries Office, the local authority, Department of Irrigation and Drainage and all other relevant authorities take into serious account the interest of the local community following the development of an aquaculture project in Kampung Pandak Putih, near Kuala Kurau in the state …