Dr Mahatir Mohamad, ex-PM of Malaysia has started granting interviews to Malaysiakini to air his critical comments of the current Malaysian administration of some of the bigger bilateral issues facing Malaysia and Singapore. The independent site, whose reporters were often banned from government functions and was faced with threats of shutdown when he was in power. At the outset, he said that I never liked Malaysiakini before as it was very critical of him. However, now that the mainstream Malaysian press (that is widely known to be government controlled) is no longer giving him much coverage, it seems that he may have changed his mind. Read the interview here.