Monthly Archives: May 2011

Policemen suspended over links to car-theft syndicate

When policemen are involved in such crimes, is it any wonder that when your car is stolen, you can never hope to have it recovered? It’s a long way to ever getting rid of corruption in the Police Force. Sad, … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Police

Sarawak CM’s office ‘issued cheques to buy votes’

By Susan Loone Malaysian Election Observers Network coordinator Ong Boon Keong has revealed more damning evidence of alleged vote-buying in the recent Sarawak elections, following an equally controversial video exposé of the alleged offence on May 26. Ong is giving … Continue reading

Posted in 10th Sarawak Election 6-16 April, Corruption

Solid proof to declare S’wak polls null and void

A political activist said he has visual and documented evidence to prove that rampant vote-buying in the recent Sarawak polls was a well-oiled plot from the very top. BK Ong, who was deported from Kuching last Tuesday, claimed he has … Continue reading

Posted in 10th Sarawak Election 6-16 April, Operation Taibetes, Sarawak BN, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite, The Taib family

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Posted in MoCS (Sabah), MoCS (Sarawak), MoCS News

Transport money for voting also a ‘norm’?

”Sagu hati’, ‘duit transport’, ‘duit petrol’ – whatever you call it – it is still a bribe. Is this how Barisan Nasional justifies it?’BN rep: We don’t pay, they won’t vote Ben Hor: An elected representative from BN has blatantly … Continue reading

Posted in 10th Sarawak Election 6-16 April, Sarawak

‘Taib has hijacked our democratic system’

By Awang Abdillah Awang Nasser MoCS Coordinator, Jepak The PBB ‘leaders’ have all pledged to defend the status of Pehin Seri Taib Mahmud as the rightful Chief Minister of Sarawak as his party PBB alone had garnered 35 seats, and … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, MoCS (Sarawak), MoCS News, Sarawak BN, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite, The Taib family | 1 Comment

The general election: A fulcrum for change

By Sim Kwang Yang People in the Malaysian ‘political class’ are now all excited over the impending general election, speculated to be held anytime after July 2011. Malaysia now sits at the fulcrum of her history. This election can open … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Election Commission, Pakatan Rakyat

Eye on religious teachers from Peninsula

By Joseph Tawie KUCHING – Extremist religious teachers from Peninsular Malaysia sent to Sarawak will be closely monitored by the state government, said Daud Abdul Rahman, assistant minister in charge of Islamic affairs in the Chief Minister’s department. “Those found … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, Sarawak

Kita to go for polls with ‘realistic’ manifesto

By Susan Loone Parti Kesejahteraan Insan Tanah Air (Kita) is taking a possible snap election – widely speculated to be held this year or early next year – seriously and is getting ready for it. Other than identifying candidates, preferably … Continue reading

Posted in KITA - People's Welfare Party

Penan rapes: S’wak ticked off for inaction

By Ang Ngan Toh Police and the Sarawak government got a lashing from Wanita PKR today for their inaction on the rampant cases of timber workers raping Penan women and girls in the Upper and Middle Baram regions. The latest … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, NGO's, Sarawak