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Are Dr M, Shafie still ‘Kawan tetap kawan’ of Harapan?

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT I like Anwar Ibrahim’s post on his Instagram page on July 3 where he showed a photo of himself with Lim Guan Eng. His caption included the hashtag, “#kawantetapkawan (friends will be friends).” The DAP secretary-general … Continue reading

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Gov’t extends electricity bill discount to Dec 31 for all domestic users

The government has decided to extend the discount period for electricity bills of domestic users across the country for a further three months to Dec 31. According to Energy and Natural Resources Minister Shamsul Anuar Nasarah (above), this is an … Continue reading

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Not for Mahathir to choose our PM

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has regularly denied that he has issues with Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. The former has repeatedly responded with more of the same. Both men have tried to be civil with each other in public, up to … Continue reading

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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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