Monthly Archives: February 2019

PBB, be humble and learn to accept criticism

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | When politicians in power are unable to take criticism from the public and start launching personal attacks at critic, then something is seriously wrong. I would point that at the direction of man’s greatest folly … Continue reading

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Why Sabahans have no love for Mahathir

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | Johor DAP committee member Dr Boo Cheng Hau may not be a Sabahan but he could well be speaking for many Sabahans when he recently called on Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down. … Continue reading

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With Bersatu in Sabah, Shafie needs to up his game

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | There is no denying that no one is on par with Dr Mahathir Mohamad as a political tactician. He is the shrewdest ‘lord and master’ of them all. Added to the power he now wields … Continue reading

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MOF, cut the number of 4D draws

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | No, the subject of this piece is not the controversial study trip of inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun and his delegation to Turkey. We have read enough to form our own conclusion whether the … Continue reading

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If I were Dr Mahathir today at 94 …

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | At least, two English dailies have carried editorials on the ills plaguing Pakatan Harapan in recent days. This is not surprising at all. It is a given that all is not well in the nine-month-old … Continue reading

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Bersatu should honour its pact with Warisan

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | One thing is as clear as daylight. There was a tacit understanding. All of us heard the declaration before GE14 that Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) would not be entering Sabah because of the presence … Continue reading

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Sarawakians looking for work in Cambodia? Shocking!

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | Several months ago, an old pal from Sarawak contacted me asking whether I was keen to take up an editorial position in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. He told me that he has been looking … Continue reading

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A Sarawak airline? Why not?

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | A few days ago, Sarawak chief minister Abang Johari Openg disclosed that Sarawak is keen to set up its own airline very soon. He said the state government was trying to revisit the old proposal, … Continue reading

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Filial piety still shines among the Chinese

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | What actually inspired me to pen this on this first day of Chinese New Year is the jottings by Tunku Mufuza, a former TNB lawyer, of his encounter with a young Chinese man at a … Continue reading

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MoCS supports CM Abang Jo’s proposal for Sarawak Airline

Seven years ago, on 22 June, 2012, I issued a statement proposing a new Borneo Airways for Sarawak and Sabah. I’m glad that CM Abang Jo is now talking about a Sarawak Airline.That is a move that should be supported … Continue reading

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