Category Archives: PBB

My request to two Sarawak ministers: Stand up and be counted

OUTSPOKEN: Datuk Abang Johari Tun Openg is not known to be a petty type of person. He is considered a veteran now having been in politics for more than three decades, a good part of it as a minister in … Continue reading

Posted in PBB, Sarawak

Don’t expect Taib to step down anytime soon

Francis Paul Siah COMMENT Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) is scheduled to hold its party elections in Kuching this weekend (Oct 18-20) but don’t expect fireworks, particularly for its top posts. Party president Abdul Taib Mahmud is expected to be … Continue reading

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Race to succeed Taib hots up

theantdaily team KUCHING: The jockeying for the Sarawak Chief Minister’s post has intensified amid talk that long-serving Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud is eyeing the governor’s post for retirement. Although the succession issue is not new, political observers expect things … Continue reading

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Taib has ‘last laugh’, strengthens grip on Sarawak

By Kow Gah Chie Calls for Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud to step down have faded after the massive victory that his party Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB) and Sarawak BN registered in federal and state elections respectively. Universiti … Continue reading

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Deputy home minister ticked off for dismissing IPCMC

Gobind Singh Deo MP SPEAKS Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (below) has dismissed revived proposals for the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC). He said its drafters “breached every principle of justice in any law”. He went … Continue reading

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Sensitive issues barred in Sarawak assembly

By Joseph Tawie The bulk of Meradong assemblywoman Ting Tze Fui’s speech in the Sarawak Legislative Assembly yesterday was ordered to be expunged by Deputy Speaker Roland Sagah. KUCHING: Opposition elected representatives received a ‘warning’ from the state legislative assembly … Continue reading

Posted in DAP Updates, PBB, Sarawak

BN dog fight! – Awang Tengah ‘plotters’ scrap for candidates

Plotter? Tengah and his alleged key side-kick and supporter, Mohd Asfia Sarawak Report Taib loyalists are again confiding in Sarawak Report over details of alleged plans to seize control of politics in Sarawak, in order to topple the Chief Minister … Continue reading

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