Monthly Archives: December 2010

Pak Lah, was your minister a rapist?

By Patrick Lee PETALING JAYA: Pakatan MPs have demanded an investigation over claims that a minister had raped his Indonesian maid. The rape case was supposedly covered up by former prime minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi in 2007. It was allegedly … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional

Wake up, Sarawakians: Development is not reward but your rights

Karim Raslan Travelling through Sarawak has prompted me to think about the fundamental paradoxes that lie at the heart of governance in Malaysia. While they’re at their most pronounced in Sarawak, the themes and challenges are pretty much uniform wherever … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak

The battle for Taib’s affections

By Mariam Mokhtar COMMENT Sunday lunch with the rest of the family in the Taib household is never going to be the same again. Sarawak Chief Minister, 74-year-old Taib Mahmud has taken a new young bride from Jordan and at … Continue reading

Posted in Taib Mahmud aka The Termite

The spirit of brotherhood in Sarawak

By Sim Kwang Yang COMMENT The day has arrived for another Christmas, the occasion marking the birth of Christ, which Christians believe heralded salvation for mankind. This day witnesses a joyful explosion of universal celebration. Though I am not a … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak

Overseas Malaysians to sue EC over non-voting rights

By Teoh El Sen PETALING JAYA: A group of Malaysians demanding voting rights for all citizens living abroad are planning to bring the Election Commission and the government to court. MyOverseasVote (MOV) international coordinator Andrew Yong (right) told FMT that … Continue reading

Posted in Election Commission | 1 Comment

Taib has a lot to hide, says ex-Suhakam vice-chair

By Joe Fernandez Ex-Suhakam vice-chairman Simon Sipaun cautions that Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud will not hesitate to use the immigration powers of the state to keep out “prying eyes” from the state. This is more a case of … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite

Merry Christmas 2010 and Happy New Year 2011

See You There.

Posted in MoCS News | 1 Comment