Monthly Archives: October 2017

I’m in love with Vida, says personal aide

DATUK Seri Vida’s personal assistant Ahmad Iqbal Zulkefli has admitted to falling in love with the cosmetics millionaire and is willing to be her husband, reported Kosmo!. “However, at this point I dare not talk about jodoh (match) matters, as … Continue reading

Posted in Feel-Good story, MoCS (Sarawak)

Redesignate CM’s post in Sabah, S’wak as prime minister

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Somehow, I feel vindicated. Following the initial backlash I received on my article “Are Sabahans, Sarawakians, only good as No 2?” published in Malaysiakini recently, I am glad that many of my fellow Sarawakians … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak)

MACC chief, who watches the watchmen?

YOURSAY | ‘The MACC chief, like Caesar’s wife, must be above suspicion.’ MACC chief says will not bow to dirty attacks amid extramarital affair claim Kim Quek: MACC chief Dzulkifli Ahmad is obviously aping his political master who seems to … Continue reading

Posted in MACC, MoCS (Sarawak)

Chong Wei: I nearly wanted to retire on that day…

TO be frank, I could have been writing today’s column as a former national player. I have to admit that I nearly decided to retire from badminton a month ago after my first round loss (to Brice Leverdez of France) … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), Sports

I am a Sarawakian and I am ‘bodoh’

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | “Orang Sarawak bukan bodoh, kata ketua menterinya” (The people of Sarawak are not fools, says Sarawak chief minister) was the header in many Bahasa Malaysia newspapers and news portals a week ago. This proud … Continue reading

Posted in Abang Johari, MoCS (Sarawak), Sarawak | 1 Comment

IGP: Cops found syndicate bringing in foreign terrorists

The police have unearthed the existence of a syndicate bringing in foreign terrorist fighters (FTF) into the country. Inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun said this followed the arrests of 48 suspects linked to the foreign terrorists. “We believe they … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), Police, Terrorism

Johor Ruler wants ties with Jakim cut

BATU PAHAT: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar (pic) ordered the state Islamic Religious Department (JAIJ) to stop dealing with the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim). He also directed JAIJ to carry out checks on Muslim preachers in … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), Religion, Royalty

Why do popes change their names?

  By Billy Ryan Within the Church, there is no strict doctrine or catechism that requires a newly elected Supreme Pontiff to take on a new name after their inauguration ceremony. In fact, for hundreds of years a new pope … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), Religion

Dr Mahathir to meet Ops Lallang detainees in Oct 28 forum

IN 1987, 106 people were held without trial for what the then Mahathir administration said was to prevent racial clashes. Thirty years later, more than 30 of these detainees will come face to face with Dr Mahathir Mohamad to discuss … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad, MoCS (Sarawak)

Najib, Zahid ordered to file defence over violations of oath

The High Court in Kuala Lumpur instructed Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and his deputy Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to file their defence in Khairuddin Abu Hassan’s suit over violating their oaths of office. The direction was made by High Court … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, MoCS (Sarawak), Najib Abdul Razak, Zahid Hamidi