Monthly Archives: January 2018

Mukhriz, next time say you are from Sarawak

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Poor Mukhriz Mahathir. He has been whacked left, right and centre for the “ashamed of calling himself a Malaysian” gaffe. But most of us understood him and what he truly meant when he made … Continue reading

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A lesson for Ummah chief from my history teacher

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | I was very glad to read the letter in a newspaper written by my former secondary school teacher, Elizabeth Moggie. Moggie taught me in St Joseph’s in Kuching some 45 years ago. She was … Continue reading

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Nazri, please find jobs for these graduates

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | I have a serious proposition for Shamsuddin Bardan, executive director of the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF). Shamsuddin should approach Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Aziz to help find jobs for graduates who are not … Continue reading

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Is Warisan’s Shafie Apdal getting too arrogant?

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Supporters of Pakatan Harapan and Sabah-based opposition parties have reasons to be worried. That is, if Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) president Shafie Apdal’s recent statements are correct and that he has not been misquoted … Continue reading

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Now, everyone wants to be a YB

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | If you pause and think for a moment, you wouldn’t swallow Air Asia’s famous slogan, “Now, everyone can fly”, hook, line and sinker. Considering the airline’s hidden charges, no refund policy, priority seating and … Continue reading

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Ismail Mina, many will gladly leave for Sarawak

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | For a moment, I was taken aback by the fiery statement by Ismail Mina Ahmad, leader of Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah Defenders Movement, Ummah) telling those who don’t agree with the Federal Constitution to … Continue reading

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Let ‘Captain Mahathir’ win in a safe FT seat

By Francis Paul Siah  COMMENT | In my previous article, I ruled out the Langkawi and Putrajaya seats for Dr Mahathir Mohamad to contest in GE14 because they are considered ‘unsafe’. His third and most probable choice of Kubang … Continue reading

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