Monthly Archives: June 2020

Why is Mahathir crucifying Anwar?

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT This is one episode or an incident I must share. I have a lady Sarawakian friend who is barely interested in politics. Once, she told me that politics everywhere is the same and she isn’t into … Continue reading

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Dr M foretells doom for ‘traitors’, resurrection of ‘cash is king’ in GE15

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has predicted that Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Bersatu would be vanquished in the next general election and from the rubble, Umno would reclaim the seat of power which it lost after six decades in 2018. His … Continue reading

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Umno deputy president urges PM to call for polls, cites instability

Mohamad Hasan has joined several Umno leaders in urging Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to initiate a snap election. The Umno deputy president said the move is necessary because the federal government is unstable. “Since independence, Malaysia has never seen such … Continue reading

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Typhoon in Land below the Wind

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH There is no denying that the two most powerful political warlords in Sabah today are Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal and his predecessor, Tan Sri Musa Aman. They are the political elite, the top two … Continue reading

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Is a snap election the best option?

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH There is no doubt that there is a general feeling of unease among Malaysians. The unprecedented health crisis brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, the global economic meltdown and the prevailing political uncertainties have taken their toll … Continue reading

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Electoral candidates must be financially stable

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT I started off this article with the initial title, “Electoral candidates must be financially independent” but discovered that there is a difference between financial independence and financial freedom. Students of finance will learn that “financial independence … Continue reading

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I can see clearly now – Anwar is Harapan’s PM candidate

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT |  I can see clearly now the rain is gone I can see all obstacles in my Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind It’s gonna be a bright (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day … Continue reading

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What Malaysiakini readers think of Azmin Ali and Iban warriors

What Malaysiakini readers think of Azmin Ali and Iban warriors Below are responses from Malaysiakini readers to this article: https://mocsarawak.wordpress.com/2020/06/09/azmin-ali-dont-demean-sarawaks-iban-warriors/ Overall, Azmin Ali seems to touch the raw nerves of the majority who responded. They have little or no respect … Continue reading

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Azmin Ali, don’t demean Sarawak’s ‘Iban warriors’

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT Don’t expect me to be polite with some of my fellow Sarawakians, especially the disgraced political turncoats who are now “officially” classified as “incorrigible parasites” in my book. Neither will I mince my words with International … Continue reading

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My dream for M’sia: A fresh start with 222 new MPs

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT Malaysians have had enough! Cukup lah. How often we hear such lamentations from Malaysians? Oh yes, we have had enough of our politicians and their politicking. More than enough! Unfortunately, only our politicians do not realise … Continue reading

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