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As is always in cases of NGOs having stated political leanings towards a certain political party, the newly formed KDMM in Sabah can’t escape from the problem of conflicts of interests. And what’s to stop the proliferation of race or ethnic-based associations all claiming they’re ensuring their own interests are taken care of? Something is brewing in Sabah and it’s not Unity.
Daniel J Jambun puts aside finger-pointing and questions the Government’s aversion to using White Paper.
Mi casa su casa? Daniel John Jambun reminds the Barisan Nasional that the Rakyat’s hospitality ends when it comes to our money.
Will the KDM parties in Barisan Nasional Sabah stay firm to prevent gerrymandering during the next redelineation exercise announced by the Election Commission?
Daniel John Jambun highlights the exasperation of Sabahans about sovereignty and security, and the political agendas of a few that perpetuate this state of hopelessness.
Daniel John Jambun outlines 11 major reasons for the poverty levels seen in Sabah & Sarawak.
It’s about bold sacrifices and having a strong inner conviction that we really have to be the change that we seek. Here, in Part 3 Jarod Yong concludes his article about life as a teacher in the rural regions of Sarawak. Teaching in the interiors may bring horrible living conditions as I’ve mentioned in Part […]
“The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory,” Cicero once said. In this second part of his article, Jarod Yong shows us glimpses of a rural educator’s life.
Specially written for our Stories from the East series, Jarod Yong a young teacher stationed in the hinterlands of Sarawak describes life as a rural teacher and why it’s all worth it. (This is Part 1 of 3) PEOPLE WANT TO BE TEACHERS FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS: 1. Inspired by their own teachers, they […]
This paper by the Common Interest Group Malaysia (CigMa) highlights the plight of the 19 million people of Borneo, in particular Sabahans under the Federation of Malaysia. It details the policies and actions of the Government at both Federal and State levels that have led to the marginalisation and disenfranchisement of the natives of Borneo. […]
Together with hundreds of thousands of other Sarawakians, M. Chauhan recently exercised his right as a citizen to vote in the State elections. So which part of “MY RIGHT TO VOTE” does Utusan Malaysia not understand?
As far as Andrew Voon’s concerned, Sarawak’s where you can still find the true essence of what’s Malaysia – acceptance, living together and respecting each other – alive and thriving. And if West Malaysia wants to forget that, then that’s its problem. Just don’t drag us East Malaysians down that narrow path with it.
The best stories about home are written when we’re away missing it. Charissa Kam shares her memories of growing up in Sarawak.
From Sabah, Stories from the East continues with a piece by Anne Baltazar about children who grow up without basic rights in our own backyard.
When His Supreme Eminenceness Lord Justice Bobo recently directed a submission on a point of constitutional importance involving the Federation, Nijam Salleh rose to the occasion for the State of Sabah. Stories from the East reprints his arguments:
Chong Yuh Tyng contributes to this week’s Stories from the East with a poignant piece about a great Sarawakian, her father the late Tan Sri Chong Siew Fai, former Chief Judge of Sabah & Sarawak (1995 – 2000).
In Part 2 of his personal account of the recent Sarawak state elections, Ong Kian Ming describes the whole gamut of running the DAP’s campaign, from the drama behind the hiring and training of polling and counting agents (only to have them go missing on polling day), protesting EC officers’ refusal to issue Borang 14s, coming up with ideas for billboards and advertisements to finally giving a moving answer to why we go through the hardship of winning an election. It’s about translating Hope into real positive changes.
In this first of a two-part series under this week’s Stories from the East collection, political analyst Dr Ong Kian Ming writes about his recent eye-opening experience being in the thick of the DAP’s Sarawak election campaign in Sibu.