Monthly Archives: November 2018

1,000 gather at NRD to demand ICs, birth certs

PUTRAJAYA: Close to 1,000 people have gathered in front of the National Registration Department (NRD) here, demanding that the government issue them identity cards and birth certificates. One of the organisers, V Suresh, said those attending the gathering had come … Continue reading

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You’re strong, wake up – fiancee’s message to assaulted fireman

Fire and Rescue Department personnel Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, 24, and his fiancee Nurul Najihah were planning to get married next month. However, Muhammad Adib is now in the Intensive Care Unit after he was set upon by a mob … Continue reading

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Why is Lim Wee Chai, a known Najib acolyte, still on EPF board?

ANALYSIS More than six months into the new Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, it is clear that the enforcement authorities have been working overtime to clean up the mess created by the former regime of Najib Abdul Razak. MACC and the … Continue reading

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Some brotherly advice for Baru Bian

 Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | I consider Baru Bian a dear friend, although we haven’t been in touch for a while. He used to call me “brother” at a time when “bro” wasn’t a faddish greeting yet. I suppose that … Continue reading

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Say no to hero’s welcome at airport, PKR’s Baru Bian urged

MoCS founding chairman Francis Paul Siah Robin Augustin PETALING JAYA: A Sarawak-based civil society movement has urged Works Minister Baru Bian to call off a grand welcome planned for him by his supporters at the Kuching International Airport tomorrow. Movement … Continue reading

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See urges for RM150m for flash flood mitigations measures

KUCHING: Batu Lintang assemblyman See Chee How is urging the state government to disburse RM150 million from the approved state development expenditure for immediate implementation of flash flood mitigation measures for Kuching city. He said the amount constitutes to only … Continue reading

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Vernon Kedit – the biggest clown in Sarawak PKR

FEW people know Vernon Kedit and this must be why he has been trying desperately to promote himself because of his political ambition. Vernon has been making a lot of noise in the media, but never did he realise that … Continue reading

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James Masing: The ‘naughty boy’ in Sarawak’s cabinet

Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | I first met Dr James Jemut Masing in the early 80s – more than 35 years ago. We were young men then, never mind that he is seven years my senior. The occasion was the … Continue reading

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Larry Sng to be appointed new Sarawak PKR chairman?

SHAH ALAM: Will Julau MP Larry Sng be appointed the new Sarawak PKR chairman to replace Works Minister Baru Bian? That is one of the key questions being asked at the conclusion of the National PKR Congress here over the … Continue reading

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Harapan would fail Sarawakians if Taib not charged

Francis Paul Siah OMMENT I visited a few friends in Kuala Lumpur during Deepavali and at almost every open house, my host or friends of the host would inevitably ask me, “Now that Musa Aman (former Sabah chief minister has … Continue reading

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