Monthly Archives: June 2011

Moral support from Dr Jeyakumar’s fellow doctors

Several fellow physicians of Sungai Siput MP Dr D Michael Jeyakumar in Sarawak wrote to give moral support to their detained friend. Dr Jeyakumar of Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) was arrested together with 30 others while distributing anti-Barisan Nasional leaflets … Continue reading

Posted in Pakatan Rakyat, Police, Race relations

Sarawak’s first female body-builder to compete in Melbourne

By Doreena Naeg Sarawak’s very first female bodybuilder is trying her luck in the International Bodybuilding Association Tournament in Melbourne, Australia, on July 2. Chaser Chan Shu Jun could very well be the state’s first female bodybuilder to bag a … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity, Sports

Foul-mouth Ibrahim Ali calls Bar Council “bastard”

Datuk Ibrahim Ali called the Bar Council today a “bastard council” and accused it of playing double standards for attacking the Barisan Nasional (BN) government. “They are hypocrites…I don’t respect at all the Bar Council,” said the Perkasa chief at … Continue reading

Posted in Bar Council, Bersih, Perkasa, UMNO

Bersih 2.0, drop rally, discuss with EC and decide later

A letter from Tan Sri Robert Phang The whole country has been debating the Bersih 2.0 rally planned for July 9. Perkasa says it is going to stage a counter rally. Umno Youth is planning a rally of their own. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Burma deports, blacklists Michelle Yeoh

Hollywood star Michelle Yeoh, who plays pro-democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi in an upcoming film, has been deported by the army-dominated Myanmar and blacklisted, an official said today. “She did not have the chance to enter Burma again. She … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity

Dayak leader insulted by claims of the non-Dayak

By Ang Ngan Toh Infrastructure Development and Communications Minister Michael Manyin feels insulted by non-Dayak people telling him that Dayak leaders in the state government are not looking after the interests of the community. “If we have indeed failed our … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Sarawak BN, Sarawak Legislative Assembly | 2 Comments

Umno Youth ‘threatened’ to torch PKR HQ

By Regina Lee A group of Umno Youth members gathered in front of their arch nemesis PKR’s headquarters in Petaling Jaya late last night in a noisy demonstration, threatening to burn down the building. About 300 people, according to PKR … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, PKR Updates, UMNO

IMAGINE SARAWAK IN 20 YEARS FROM NOW

By Pak Bui The average age of a Malaysian is strikingly young, around 26. By comparison, the average age of the federal cabinet is about 59. It is probably 89 for the state cabinet, similar to their average IQ. Most … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak | 1 Comment

Police quiz Ambiga; Nurul Izzah, Sivarasa next

By Joseph Sipalan Bersih 2.0 chief S Ambiga and national laureate A Samad Said were today questioned by police for suspected sedition and unlawful assembly, the first in a string of Bersih committee members summoned to make police statements. Both … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Police

RM400 million asset division stalls divorce for Taib’s son

By Hafiz Yatim There was a brief, tense moment in the Kuala Lumpur Syariah High Court today during the divorce settlement proceedings of the Sarawak chief minister’s son Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib after the distribution of assets was brought into … Continue reading

Posted in The Taib family