Monthly Archives: November 2010

MoCS to Taib: Search your conscience and come clean

KUCHING: An earnest appeal has gone out to Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud to do some serious soul-searching of his role in the mismanagement of Sarawak’s resources. “The chief minister has a lot to explain for the negative focus … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS News, Sarawak, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite

What! Anwar the messiah?

A FMT editorial That was one of the things that worried me – to be raised to the position of a semi-god – because then you are no longer a human being. I wanted to be known as Mandela, a … Continue reading

Posted in Pakatan Rakyat, PKR Updates | 2 Comments

‘Shooting’ in Parliament

By Mariam Mokhtar OPINION During a parliamentary session last week, Deputy Foreign Minister A Kohilan Pillay called vocal overseas Malaysians “traitors” and said they had “breached loyalty to the King and country”. He told the Dewan Rakyat: “The ministry monitors … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional

Dr M against 100-storey KL tower

Former Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad Monday came out against government plans to build a 100-storey mega-tower in the capital, which have already sparked an outcry on Facebook. After initially supporting the project, Mahathir said the 1.6-billion-dollar “Warisan Merdeka” … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Instant Iban millionaires a nightmare for Taib

KUCHING: If Pakatan Rakyat coalition comes to power, Ibans can become instant millionaires! And that will be Chief Minister Taib Mahmud’s worst nightmare. All this is possible if PKR’s plan to set up a Land Commission in Sarawak in its … Continue reading

Posted in PKR Updates, Sarawak | 1 Comment

It’s now ‘do or die’ for Anwar

By Alan Ting COMMENT Can PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim steer PKR forward and keep its members together, following a bruising party election? Following a three-day congress, Anwar – described as a God-sent leader by his wife and party … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, PKR Updates

A tribute to Aung San Suu Kyi

By Sim Kwang Yang AFTER a donkey number of years in and out of Burmese prison, Aung San Suu Kyi is free once again, to mingle with the ordinary people of Burma or Myanmar. The world had anticipated her release, … Continue reading

Posted in Here and There