Monthly Archives: January 2020

‘Mercedes Islam’ is the new Kelantan where ‘people come last’

MARIAM MOKHTAR COMMENT If Wacky-Paedia were to produce a geographical guide to denote the various subsets of Islam throughout the world, it would look like this: The Saudi Arabians have their Wahabi Islam, Afghanistan has its Taliban, Syria has Isis, … Continue reading

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No reason for the PM to dissolve Parliament now

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT I stand in total disagreement with the view expressed by two senior Sarawak politicians this week that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad should dissolve Parliament as soon as possible to pave the way for a fresh … Continue reading

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Zero in on drug barons, not runners and addicts

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT The story of Ang Tan Loong is a heart-warming one. The one-time gangster, jailbird and drug addict is now a successful businessman and a role model for the young and old. “Well done” to writer Faisal … Continue reading

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Abang Jo, please let Jeffrey in; he’s a friend of Sarawak

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT “Why is Abang Jo doing this to me?” sighed Dr Jeffrey Kitingan (above) in his late night message to me on Jan 9. The Sabah Opposition Leader was in constant communication with me over the past … Continue reading

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Efforts to bring in PAS a betrayal: MoCS

NATASHA JEE KUCHING: It is a betrayal of the highest order if speculation of an impending Pakatan Harapan (PH)-PAS political alignment is true, which will result in the Islamic party’s entry into Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s government, the Movement for … Continue reading

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Being a Sabahan party isn’t enough for Warisan, say analysts

ROBIN AUGUSTIN PETALING JAYA: The “Sabah for Sabahans” sentiment may have helped Warisan come to power, but it will not be enough to keep them in power, say two political observers. Tony Paridi Bagang (top) and Francis Paul Siah (below) … Continue reading

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Meaningless Kimanis by-election one big yawn

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT |  I am somewhat jaded with by-elections, and I find following the Kimanis by-election quite a chore. I’m glad it’s over. Except for the Sabah Temporary Pass issue which was the main weapon against Parti Warisan Sabah, … Continue reading

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The ABC’s & ‘do re mi’ of independence

By Tania Lam KUCHING: There are several realities that need to be considered with regards to whether Sarawakians are ready for independence, said Movement of Change Sarawak (MoCS) president Francis Paul Siah. Going back to basics, he referred to these … Continue reading

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Unable to enter Sarawak, Jeffrey Kitingan attends forum via teleconferencing

Jeffrey speaks to the crowd via a live teleconferencing feed. Samuel Aubrey KUCHING: Despite being barred from entering Sarawak, Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (Sabah STAR) president Datuk Dr Jeffrey Kitingan still made his presence felt today at a forum here … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Kitingan denied entry into Sarawak again

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has denied Keningau MP Jeffrey Kitingan entry to the state. This is the second time the Sabah opposition leader has been denied entry to Sarawak. Jeffrey, in a statement tonight, said he had applied for a … Continue reading

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