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Foreign activists with an agenda against Sarawak

In the last few years, the Sarawak government of Abdul Taib Mahmud has been defined by two issues – the ambitious plans for industrial and agricultural development, with the rather ugly name SCORE, and the powerful, almost manic voices of the opposition. 1,145 more words

Socio Politics

Adenan's rise - Sarawak's story of the year

Hamdan Ismail writes ..

When Tan Sri Adenan Satem took up the mantle of leadership as the new chief minister of Sarawak last March, it answered a longstanding question of who replaces Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud (now Tun), who holds the record as the longest-serving state chief executive in Malaysia. 919 more words

Sarawak

West think they know best for East

In the last few years, the Sarawak government of Abdul Taib Mahmud has been defined by two issues.  The ambitious plans for industrial and agricultural development, with the rather ugly name SCORE, and the powerful, almost manic voices of the opposition.    1,159 more words

East Malaysia

Sarawak politics bite

Peninsular journalist Joceline Tan from The Star like many of the others had thought that Sarawak politics was predictable, or at least political personalities. In a report of Sunday 14 December, she wrote: 385 more words

Socio Politics

Forged evidence linked to NGO

So, as the reader may already guess, we are unimpressed with the antics of Sarawak Report, Bruno Manser Fund and Global Witness. This is not because we want to deflate the debate on the future of Sarawak, because this debate has huge implications for Malaysia, and the choices are not straightforward. 1,127 more words

Socio Politics

Masing: Taib assured Christians, said be better preachers 

KUCHING: Sarawak Governor Taib Mahmud has once again reassured Christians here and urged them not to worry but instead to strengthen their faith.

According to Senior Minister James Masing, Taib had conveyed this to him during a discussion. 236 more words

Borneo

Amazon withholding delivery

Amazon, the American online retailer, is being criticized for withholding deliveries of a book on Taib Mahmud, the governor of the Malaysian state of Sarawak. 185 more words

Socio Politics