Category Archives: Sabah

Don’t take Sabah, Sarawak for a ride again

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | Why is the proposed MA63 amendment bill, to be tabled for second reading in Parliament on Tuesday, crucial? Because it affects the spirit and sanctity of our nationhood and the future of all Malaysians, from … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, Sarawak

Why is Jeffrey Kitingan barred from entering Sarawak?

FRANCIS PAUL SIAH COMMENT | Let me get straight to the point. I have a serious question for my chief minister, Abang Johari Openg. Why is Sabah opposition leader Dr Jeffrey Kitingan barred from entering Sarawak? Until last Monday, I … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, Sarawak

To win the war, Harapan should sit out the Sabah battle

By Francis Paul Siah  COMMENT | The Pakatan Harapan leadership must bear one important thing in mind when handling Sabah – the leaders of local parties in the state are not nobodies. One is a former chief minister, another … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), Pakatan Harapan, Sabah

Why national dailies have to concede defeat in East M’sia

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Abang Openg still enjoys reading newspapers, including national dailies, and prefers to go through them whenever he is in the office every morning. His staff will ensure that the … Continue reading

Posted in Media, MoCS (Sarawak), Sabah, Sarawak

Are Sabahans, Sarawakians, only good as No 2?

By Francis Paul Siah COMMENT | Last week, newly-minted Sabah Pakatan Harapan chairperson Christina Liew proudly declared that a second deputy prime minister’s post will be created for Sabah and Sarawak if Harapan wins the forthcoming 14th general election. Liew … Continue reading

Posted in Pakatan Harapan, Sabah, Sarawak

5 facts you didn’t know about the Malaysia Agreement

   Shortly after the Federal Government’s announcement of tourism tax that’s slated to take effect in July, the Sarawak state government made a surprise move by withdrawing its state representative from the Malaysian Tourism Board with immediate effect. This move … Continue reading

Posted in MoCS (Sarawak), Sabah, Sarawak

Hisham: Only Najib can decide on Sabah polls

SEGAMAT: Only Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak can decide whether there will be early elections in Sabah or not, said Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic). He said he will leave it to the Barisan Nasional chairman … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah

Sabah leader demands Dr M’s head for ‘Projek IC’

PENAMPANG, Nov 12 ― Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad must be brought to account for “Projek IC”, the massive operation that flooded Sabah with illegal immigrants in exchange for Malaysian citizenship, United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (Upko) demanded today. Its president … Continue reading

Posted in Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Sabah

3,000 quit Umno for Warisan, says Junz Wong

PETALING JAYA: About 3,000 Sabah Umno members have quit the party to join Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan), which is led by former Umno Vice-President Shafie Apdal. Speaking to FMT, Warisan Vice-President Junz Wong said the 3,000 new members were from … Continue reading

Posted in Sabah, UMNO

60% of project allocation stolen

Under scrutiny: MACC sources said they had identified 40 witnesses, mainly state Water Department officials, to have their statements recorded. KOTA KINABALU: It’s shocking. Sixty sen out of every ringgit allocated by the Federal Government for water projects was siphoned … Continue reading

Posted in MACC, Sabah