Category Archives: 11th Sarawak Election 25 April – 7 May 2016

The struggle I fought so hard for, and lost

By Musa Ngog COMMENT In my battle for the Tarat state seat, I lost more than half of the total votes in my own village and even I lost votes from my own relatives. It is not a total surprise … Continue reading

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Opposition parties must have the courage to listen

By Azmin Ali The dust has settled on the Sarawak state elections and the results are plain for all to see. This is not the time for recrimination but for reflection. All our candidates have done their best and congratulations … Continue reading

Posted in 11th Sarawak Election 25 April - 7 May 2016, PKR

Hadi Awang, what’s so wrong with a Dayak Christian CM?

         by Zainal Yunos SARAWAK POLLS: Firstly, I’m very surprised that PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has been permitted to enter Sarawak. Wasn’t he supposed to be on the “unsavoury characters” radar as well? Adenan Satem must have a … Continue reading

Posted in 11th Sarawak Election 25 April - 7 May 2016, PAS

Missing deputy minister wanted to go by car, not chopper

Report says she told a relative prior to boarding the helicopter that she felt uneasy about taking the flight. PETALING JAYA: Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Noriah Kasnon had wanted to travel from Betong to Kuching by car … Continue reading

Posted in 11th Sarawak Election 25 April - 7 May 2016, Tragedy

Sadly, Sarawak still struggling to be free

By S THAYAPARAN “Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.” – Jean-Paul Sartre “Sarawak is once again reduced to a chess piece in this never ending game of political domination,” an … Continue reading

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Helicopter with VIPs on board reported missing

KUCHING: A helicopter carrying government officials travelling from Betong to Kuching has been reported missing, according to the Civil Aviation Department. Radar contact with the helicopter was lost at approximately 5pm today (May 5). It’s last location was Sebuyau. It … Continue reading

Posted in 11th Sarawak Election 25 April - 7 May 2016, Tragedy

Can Christians still vote for Team Adenan with a clear conscience?

COMMENT Roneey anak Rebit was born to Christian parents in 1975. At the age of eight, his parents became Muslims by secondary conversion; as a result of which Roneey was automatically made a Muslim. However, the 41-year-old Bidayuh man is … Continue reading

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