Monthly Archives: June 2018

Hello YB, don’t sulk if you are not a minister

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Ask any politician why he or she is in politics and the first answer you will probably get is: “I want to be of service to the nation and people.” Many in the know … Continue reading

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Is the Sarawak MACC ‘fast asleep’?

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | There is something about the MACC department in Sarawak which has me wondering. Does it exist and if so, whether its officers have been “fast asleep”? Many Sarawakians, I included, have not heard of … Continue reading

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RM31b reserves: What Masing actually said

By Francis Paul Siah Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Dr James Jemut Masing has been demonised by many after a local Sarawak daily quoted him as saying that the state government should use up its RM31 billion reserves before the next … Continue reading

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Abang Jo & Co using GPS to save their own skin?

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | As expected, the four BN component parties in Sarawak had left a sinking ship. Why? Let me be blunt – it was to save their own skin. BN is not saleable anymore, as some … Continue reading

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Dr M, why not assign Anwar to ‘clean up’ Sarawak?

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT It has been said that nothing is permanent in politics. But in Pakatan Harapan, one thing is clear – Anwar Ibrahim will succeed Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister. Everyone in Harapan, and Malaysians who … Continue reading

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MoCS hails anti-Taib demonstration in Miri

By Joseph Masilamany A Sarawak-based NGO says it supports the anti-Taib demonstration against the state governor Abdul Taib Mahmud which was hosted by a group of political parties in Miri yesterday. In a text message to Malaysiakini, the Movement for … Continue reading

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Let’s forget Dayakism and think Sarawakism!

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Former Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Daniel Tajem, considered one of Sarawak’s foremost Iban leaders, passed away on May 27. Dayakism, the term coined by Tajem when he co-founded Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak (PBDS) with … Continue reading

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