Chong Eu’s Komtar & limp phallic symbols

Pix: Komtar– Photo credit, http://www.asiaexplorers.com Incidentally, Komtar — the building that Penangites dubbed ‘phallic symbol’, as it was erected when there were no other skyscrapers yet on the island — was designed by the architect Lim Chong Keat, younger brother to Chong Eu. A poor track record of maintaining the building further compounds the problems, … Continue reading

Suicide attempt: So where’s the Komtar Adun?

The photo (pinched from Malaysiakini) shows a lot of drama. Food for thought: Isn’t a person working for a media organization confronted with an ethical dilemma in such a situation? Should any one of the journalists or photographers have stopped the man from trying to set himself on fire? Their job requires them to write … Continue reading