Monthly Archives: July 2019

The men who will not be prime minister

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | First, let me qualify that when I talk about the men who will never be prime minister, I’m not discounting that women will never make it to the top executive post in Malaysia. It is … Continue reading

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Some Malayans just refuse to understand Sarawakians

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT At times, I do find the Malaysiakini Comment section interesting and worth reading when time permits. Some readers have shared serious thoughts and also gave insightful feedback on issues raised by columnists. As a journalist, editor … Continue reading

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MoCS mourns the passing of a brother Fellow today

DR JOHN SAMMY 1957-2019 Very sad news. I’m lost for words. A very good brother has left us today. A fellow altar boy in St Joseph’s Cathedral during our school days in Kuching. A strong MoCS supporter since we started … Continue reading

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MoF’s ‘no money no talk’ statement insults Sarawakians

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | I was not aware of the latest statement from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Tuesday until a Kuching journalist alerted me to it and asked for my comments. So, I read it several times … Continue reading

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‘You must be blind, Siah!’

KUCHING: Movement for Change Sarawak chairman Francis Paul Siah must be blind or is living under a coconut shell all this time, said Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. Abdul Karim was responding to … Continue reading

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If not GPS, then who?

KUCHING: If it is not Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), then who else can take care of the state? Samarahan Municipal Council chairman and political analyst Datuk Peter Minos who posed this question was responding to Movement for Change Sarawak chairman … Continue reading

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Is Guan Eng full of disdain for Sarawak?

KUCHING: Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri has told Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to remember that Sarawak is the third state after Selangor and the Federal Territory, not even Penang, to contribute to the nation’s GDP at 9.7 … Continue reading

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Activist scoffs at claim only GPS can uplift Sarawak

By Larissa Lumandan KUCHING: A political activist has scoffed at Marudi assemblyman Penguang Manggil’s statement that only Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) can bring change to Sarawak, describing it as an obnoxious claim that is not backed by fact. Speaking to … Continue reading

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Time to seek education autonomy: MoCS

Reactions To Lim Guan Eng’s Demand For RM350 Mln Advance KUCHING: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s ‘No money, No Talk’ statement is yet another condescending attitude of a federal minister which Movement for Change Sarawak (MoCS) finds deplorable. Its chief … Continue reading

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Why July 22 holds little meaning for me

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | I didn’t want to time this article for July 22, so as not to dampen the joyous mood of my fellow Sarawakians happily celebrating Sarawak Independence Day. Writing this a day later wouldn’t make me … Continue reading

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