Monthly Archives: March 2020

Suddenly, everyone believes there is God…

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT This is a true account. During my stint in Sibu in the early 80s, I came to know this timber tycoon quite well. He was a friendly and generous soul, well known in the community for … Continue reading

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Audacious And Outrageous, But Will The Coup Coalition Pull It Off?

SARAWAK REPORT 23 March 2020 From the moment GE14 upset the applecart for the top dogs in Malaysia those former players began scheming over how to overturn their loss of untrammelled power. How could anyone have imagined otherwise since the show … Continue reading

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So Sorry For Sarawak

A Sarawak Report COMMENT Scenes this week as PKR local followers agree to follow their MPs and march out of the party – who knows where? 17 March 2020 The early results coming in from Sarawak’s small constituencies were a … Continue reading

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What, Muhyiddin? Still politicking during this pandemic!

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT While most of us are concentrating on how to get through this difficult time of the Covid-19 outbreak, and ensuring that we and our loved ones stay safe, it seems that politicians are still engaging in … Continue reading

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Sarawak PAS chief seems to be different from the PAS breed

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT At a time like this, most of us are hardly in the mood to read stinging political stories. For writers, including me, political upheavals couldn’t be further from our mind – but what about a “feel … Continue reading

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Like Mike Pence to Trump, Anwar is loyal to Mahathir

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT The Dr Mahathir Mohamad-Anwar Ibrahim relationship has always been an interesting subject for writers and will likely remain so for a long time to come. Our historians will surely record the duo’s unique, long and difficult … Continue reading

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Sarawakians unhappy, but GPS has the right to back PN

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) should be contented and happy with its cabinet representation in Muhyiddin Yassin’s Perikatan Nasional (PN) government. The Sarawak ruling coalition was amply rewarded for supporting the new prime minister, and rightly so. … Continue reading

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