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Adenan’s administration gets more praise for fight against graft, illegal logging

WELL our State government led by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Adenan Satem has done it again. I’ve written in the past about our State receiving praise from international bodies including those previously critical of Sarawak such as the Bruno Manser Fund, WWF and Nature Alert. This was because of Adenan’s work fighting against illegal logging and corruption … Continue reading

Adenan Satem’s 45 principles and actions since taking office

SINCE taking office as Chief Minister in March 2014, Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem has really achieved a lot. Interestingly enough, during the Lan Berambeh Anak Sarawak dinner attended by thousands of Sarawakians living and studying in the Peninsula recently, leaflets entitled ’45 Principles & Actions’ were distributed. They listed just that, the 45 principles and actions … Continue reading

State has no desire to seceed from Malaysia

I REALISE there’s been a lot of talk of late about Sarawak’s independence. Being a parochial Sarawakian, I can understand the sentiments fully. Let’s get things straight though. While the State has been pushing for greater autonomy, let’s not confuse this with calls for secession. Our Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Adenan Satem has made it … Continue reading

Dayak community acknowledged for contributions

I HAD the privilege of attending the Dayak Cultural Foundation (DCF) dinner on Saturday. It was great to enjoy Dayak delicacies in a hotel setting and of course to enjoy the delightful authentic cultural performances that DCF is known for. We were also entertained by the lovely Melissa Francis. I don’t usually enjoy speeches at dinner events. Honestly I … Continue reading