Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pope washes feet of prisoners, including Muslim woman (Video)

In a Holy Thursday service that highlights Jesus’ call to serve with humility, Pope Francis broke with Vatican tradition by washing the feet of juvenile offenders (including women, atheists and people of other faiths).

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

Sarawak tourism poster boy horrified by graft claims

The face of Sarawak tourism abroad, UK presenter Ben Fogle, has called off his meet-and-greet event, saying he is “horrified” by recent allegations of the state government’s corruption and acts of deforestation. The BBC presenter whom the Sarawak Tourism Board … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite

MACC raids office of Sarawak lawyer implicated in video

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has raided the office of lawyer Alvin Chong, who was implicated in the corruption videos released by international NGO, Global Witness. According to a Sin Chew Daily report, MACC officials from Putrajaya conducted the raid … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite

With friends like Mahathir, you don’t need enemies

By Terence Netto COMMENT Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak must be mulling the thought that with allies like Dr Mahathir Mohamad he does not need adversaries. Almost daily, the retired former prime minister has something to say about current affairs, … Continue reading

Posted in 13th General Election, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Najib Abdul Razak

Ahead of polls, Bersih warns of paranoia over migrants

Polls reform movement Bersih has warned that fears over phantom voters and electoral fraud have spawned xenophobic and racist attacks against migrants. The group said they have received complaints that there is an ongoing demonisation of migrants in political ceramah, … Continue reading

Posted in 13th General Election, Bersih

GE13: Negri Sembilan to make history when state assembly expires

Negri Sembilan legislative assembly will be automatically dissolved at midnight on Wednesday. By Sarban Singh SEREMBAN: At the stroke of midnight on Wednesday, history will be made as the Negri Sembilan state assembly expires. This unprecedented event sent law scholars … Continue reading

Posted in 13th General Election | 1 Comment

‘Taib will not dare act against Global Witness’

Dukau Papau Sarawak DAP believes Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud will not take legal action against the London-based NGO Global Witness, as this could open up a can of worms. “What has been exposed so far is just the tip … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite