Monthly Archives: June 2013

Taib, it’s naughty and dishonest not to resign!

When questions like this are asked an honourable gentleman stands aside, until vindicated….. or otherwise! Sarawak Report This weekend the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) made clear that there is a huge amount of information pointing to the fact that it … Continue reading

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Doctor at just 23 up to the challenge

Proud achievement: Dr Fang holding up her medical degree obtained from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. By Loshana K Shagar PETALING JAYA: Christina Fang lists her hobbies as singing and playing the piano, which makes her sound almost like … Continue reading

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Injecting new blood into the Bersih struggle

Rejuvenating the movement: Ambiga and Bersih 2.0 members at the lobby of Election commission in Putrajaya in February. Ambiga and her committee will step down after the People’s Tribunal. By Shahanaaz Habib BERSIH 2.0 announced after the general election that … Continue reading

Posted in Ambiga Sreenevasan, Bersih | 1 Comment

Wife cuts off husband’s penis

PHOENIX: A judge sentenced a Southern California woman who cut off her estranged husband’s penis and tossed it in the garbage disposal to life in prison with the possibility of parole. Catherine Kieu, 50, was convicted by an Orange County … Continue reading

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‘Taib probe taking time over vast documents, witnesses’

By Nigel Aw The probe into corruption allegations against Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud has been prolonged by the vast number of documents and witnesses that investigators have to go through, said the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). “There are … Continue reading

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Focus on what we have in common, not our differences

A FRIEND posted on Facebook several photos of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim engaging in good-natured raillery during tea break in Parliament last Tuesday. That day was the opening of Parliament, the first session after … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Najib Abdul Razak

Jusuf Kalla’s poisonous fairy tale

“Tapi, Indonesia menyimpan terlalu banyak rahasia. Dan keanekaragamannya pun amat kelewatan…” – Richard Lloyd Parry (In the Time of Madness: Indonesia on the Edge of Chaos) By S Thayaparan COMMENT What I found more noxious than the haze supposedly emanating … Continue reading

Posted in Anwar Ibrahim, Najib Abdul Razak

Bishop says bill on minors’ conversion a litmus test

By Terence Netto Catholic Bishop Dr Paul Tan Chee Ing described the proposed amendments to the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) on the conversion of minors as a “flagrant violation of the equality of persons’ provisions of the federal … Continue reading

Posted in Religion

Member of royalty jailed for assaulting national boxer

3:30PM Jun 28, 2013 A member of a royal family was sentenced to four years’ jail by a sessions court in Johor Baru today, along with two others, for seriously injuring national boxer Muhamad Farkhan Mohd Haron. Judge Zamri Bakar … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Crime, Police

Torstein keeps Sarawak in the dark – SEB’s RM30 billion outstanding charge

Of course this is daily life for the many in Sarawak that SEB has not bothered to reach so far Sarawak Report The State of Sarawak is just recovering from hours plunged in darkness, a situation that threatened countless lives. … Continue reading

Posted in Sarawak, Sarawak Report