Monthly Archives: February 2014

‘Don’t promote Taib till MACC clears him’

Anti-graft watchdog Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) has urged the government to delay making Abdul Taib Mahmud the Sarawak governor until the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) clears him over a questionable deal. C4’s directors have submitted a complaint … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite

New graft allegations surface against Taib

Fresh allegations of corruption against Abdul Taib Mahmud have surfaced, a day before he is slated to resign as chief minister of Sarawak. The veteran politician, who has been hounded by a slew of allegations throughout his 33-year reign as … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, The Taib family

Rosmah: I forego all for rakyat, even badminton

Prime Minister’s wife Rosmah Mansor today lamented that she devotes all her time to the rakyat that she even has to forego her hobby – playing badminton. “I like fashion, it’s not that I don’t like fashion, otherwise it would … Continue reading

Posted in Rosmah Mansor

Preacher: Erra must be mindful

LOCAL singer and actress Erra Fazira (pic) will have to watch her behaviour and be mindful of her duties to her former husband Engku Emran Engku Zainal Abidin following her recent divorce, Kosmo! reported.Independent Muslim preacher Mohd Fauzi Mustaffa said … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Religion, Women's rights

The ‘dirt’ on Zaid Ibrahim

There are many other Chinese towkays who are behind Anwar and PKR, not just Robert Kuok Hock Nien — plus what’s his name, that Phileo chap? These people have given Anwar and PKR millions. Robert Kuok even gave Anwar an … Continue reading

Posted in PKR Updates

BMF hit by cyber-attack on eve of major book launch

Rainforest Robbery – New book from Bruno Manser Fund The Swiss NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) had its website brought down by a cyber-attack on Feb 26. The ‘break-in’ appeared to be a highly professional hack, according to the NGO’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bruno Manser Fund, MoCS (Sarawak), Sarawak Report

Fund scandal looms in Malaysia

Written by Our Correspondent WED,26 FEBRUARY 2014 Asia Sentinel Mysterious sovereign wealth fund may be billions in debt Political insiders in Malaysia say Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak could be facing a fresh political crisis due to the murky dealings … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate world, Najib Abdul Razak | 1 Comment

Malaysiakini bags Social Media 2014 award

Malaysiakini’s extensive use of social media has been hailed at the World Bloggers and Social Media Awards 2014 in Kuala Lumpur last night. The independent news portal won the Social Media Excellence prize for the online media category, an award … Continue reading

Posted in Media

‘In the dark’ IGP not in control, says MyWatch

Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar’s statement that he is unaware of graft probes against his subordinates shows that he has no control over the police force, said anti-crime group Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MyWatch). Khalid had said on … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Police

’33 years of Taib, Sarawakians third poorest’

Sarawak PKR Youth have questioned how Sarawak is third on the list of states with the largest population of poor residents after 33 years of Abdul Taib Mahmud’s rule as chief minister. Its representative Iswardy Morni said that this is … Continue reading

Posted in PKR Updates, Sarawak, Taib Mahmud aka The Termite