While tensions are on the rise in Malaysia regarding the Malay bible and ‘Allah’ issue, and certain irresponsible parties are attempting to aggravate Christian-Muslim relations further with threats of uprisings, it’s a good time to turn to Egypt to see what can happen when Christians and Muslims stand together in solidarity. After a church was… Read More Christian-Muslim Solidarity in Egypt: Lessons for Malaysia?
I asked myself awhile back what I could do to make a difference on the issue of corruption and greed-driven deforestation in Sarawak. Not long after that, I was presented with an opportunity to do something – and that was to sign this online petition against timber corruption initiated by the Bruno Mander funds. This… Read More Stop Timber Corruption – Online Petition
I had an opportunity last week to listen to two separate talks about two of the most influential radio astronomers in Australia. The talks were given by Dr. Miller Goss, the former director of the Very Large Array telescope in New Mexico, and who still works for the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO). One was… Read More On the Shoulders of Giants…
Malaysia is destroying its forests more than three times faster than all of Asia combined, new satellite imagery has shown, with demand for palm oil the reason for the clearance. A report commissioned by the Netherlands-based Wetlands International says Malaysia is uprooting an average two per cent of the rainforest a year on Sarawak, its largest… Read More Is there Something I Can Do to Make a Difference?