Monthly Archives: June 2019

Why I’ve given up on Putrajaya dealing with Taib

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | Over the years, I must have written so many articles about Sarawak Governor Abdul Taib Mahmud that I have actually grown tired of it. I have resigned to the fact that no matter what I … Continue reading

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MoCS has zero tolerance for the greedy and corrupt

TO OUR MoCS FELLOWS and FRIENDS: FROM: Francis Paul Siah, June 28, Kuala Lumpur MoCS stand is clear. We are on the side of Sarawak politicians who are genuine and sincere, and able to stay away from getting easy $$$. … Continue reading

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Ministers welcome in Sarawak but don’t lecture us

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | Lim Guan Eng (above) must have forgotten that he is the finance minister at times. He must still be thinking that he is in the opposition DAP and relishes launching tirades at his political opponents … Continue reading

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Sarawak group to look into influx of people from western Asia

Francis Paul Siah of the Movement for Change, Sarawak, speaks at a press conference in Kuching on July 24. By Larissa Lumandan KUCHING: A Sarawak civic organisation is working on a study into the rising number of foreigners found in … Continue reading

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MoCS to carry out study on Sarawak immigration issues

Posted on June 25, 2019, Tuesday at 12:02 AM News, Sarawak Siah (centre) speaks during the press conference. With him are Lim and Ting. KUCHING: The Movement for Change, Sarawak (MoCS) is commissioning a research on immigration issues in Sarawak. … Continue reading

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Stop shouting ‘Reformasi’, that era is over

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | I viewed the video of Anwar Ibrahim’s arrival at the Kuching Indoor Stadium for the Hari Raya/Gawai joint celebration on June 16. A big crowd was present to welcome the PKR president and I congratulate … Continue reading

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‘Sarawak, What’s Next?’ debate to feature DAP-SUPP-PBK reps on June 22

By CHURCHILL EDWARD KUCHING: Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP), Parti Bumi Kenyalang and Sarawak Patriots Association (SPA) have welcomed the ‘Sarawak, What’s Next?’ debate slated to take place on June 22 here with SPA even congratulating the host, Movement for … Continue reading

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Now, I hold a candle for Chua Soi Lek

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | In his recent book, Dr Chua Soi Lek detailed how his misadventure in a Batu Bahat hotel 12 years ago was secretly filmed by his enemies in MCA. In politics, your worst enemies are the … Continue reading

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Dr M, what’s so special about Zakir Naik?

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | One thing is clear. The more vociferous civil society and others go against controversial preacher Zakir Naik, the fiercer Dr Mahathir Mohamad emerges to defend him. I have one question for the prime minister. Tell … Continue reading

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Don’t hold Mat Sabu’s poor English against him

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | I am a ‘banana’. If that is a nickname for a Chinese who is unable to speak or read Mandarin, then I am one. I’m not proud of my limitations in handling the lingo, so … Continue reading

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