Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bekir tipped to replace brother in Kota Samarahan

Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib is tipped to replace his younger brother, Kota Samarahan MP Sulaiman Taib, who is expected to be dropped from the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera (PBB) line-up in the coming general election. Mahmud, who is also Cahya Mata … Continue reading

Posted in PBB, Sarawak BN, The Taib family

Zaid: Take Merdeka beyond history

By Stephanie Sta Maria PETALING JAYA: Kita president, Zaid Ibrahim, believes that the time for the government to answer the Merdeka prayers of Malaysians has long passed. In his latest blog post, the lawyer-turned-politician noted that each Merdeka is laden … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, KITA - People's Welfare Party

‘Don’t make the same mistake as PKR’

By Joseph Tawie KUCHING: The DAP leadership both at state and federal levels cannot afford to trivialize the Dayak community’s involvement if they are aiming for success in the coming general election. “They should not make the same mistake that … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, PKR Updates, Sarawak

Bersih says vindicated by new poll

Bersih 2.0 has said it had expected the overwhelming two-thirds support for free and fair elections published by a local research house yesterday, adding it was inspired to ramp up its campaign to educate Malaysians nationwide on polls ahead of … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih

What? Cops fart at Hii…and started a fire

By Mariam Mokhtar Every child knows not to play with matches. The Malaysian police force should have known better. The first we heard of it was when fire engines raced to the police station where businessman Hii Tiong Huat had … Continue reading

Posted in Bersih, Police

PM’s approval rating declines to 59%

Download Poll Report here. The prime minister’s approval rating has taken a dip as found in the opinion poll released by Merdeka Center for Opinion Research today. 59% of the Malaysians polled said that they were satisfied with Prime Minister … Continue reading

Posted in Najib Abdul Razak

Don’t borrow for Hari Raya

A Borneo Post report KUCHING:Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Office (Islamic Affairs) Datuk Daud Abdul Rahman advised Muslims not to borrow money from money lenders, especially loan sharks, for Hari Raya. He pointed out that such practice was wrong … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak, Special Interest

Mahathir: Blame BN leaders, not its system

By S Pathmawathy The concept of a coalition government with the representation of all races in the country is still a “good system” said former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He blamed the problems and discontent over the past few … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Greetings from MoCS

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), MoCS News

India celebrates people’s victory as activist ends fast

Sipping coconut water and honey, a self-styled Gandhian anti-corruption reformer ended a 13-day hunger strike today that had sparked India’s biggest protests in decades, besieged the government and ushered in a new middle class political force. “It’s a proud moment … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption