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Pandelela Rinong Olympic Silver medallist

   I AM not ashamed to admit that I have been crying tears of joy. Our amazing Sarawakian diving queen has again outshone all expectations and won herself a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. Yes this Bidayuh village girl from Kampung Jugan has continued to amaze at the world’s most prestigous sporting platform. Pandelela … Continue reading

Give TeamAdenan A Chance

THE State Barisan Nasional has launched a people-centred 15-point manifesto for the 11th state election. Here are the points of the manifesto thanks to Bernama: 1. UPHOLD THE RIGHTS OF SARAWAK AND ITS PEOPLE We are committed to protect the rights of the people of Sarawak as stipulated in the Federal Constitution, Malaysia Agreement 1963, Inter Governmental … Continue reading

The achievements of the Sarawak BN Government

THE State Barisan Nasional launched its manifesto Give TeamAdenan A Chance yesterday. The manifesto also highlighted Sarawak BN’s achievements particularly under our Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem. The facts speak for themselves. #TeamAdenan Here are some of the highlights thanks to Bernama: The Sarawak Barisan Nasional has: 1. Upheld Sarawak’s Rights – … Continue reading

Finally I will be able to officially say Happy Sarawak Day

COME July 22 I will finally be able to officially wish my fellow Sarawakians Happy Sarawak Day. And it will be a public holiday to boot. Those of you who have been following this blog would know that I have been posting about July 22, 1963 since 2011. Credit where credit is due, I actually … Continue reading

Sarawak has every right to keep out undesirables

LET’S get this straight again. Immigration is one of Sarawak’s rights and it is enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement. So to have a Malaya chief minister slamming our Great State’s use of our rights really makes my blood boil. While our Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Adenan Satem is fighting to regain Sarawak’s rights through negotiations … Continue reading

DAP says it won’t work with PAS but Amanah is okay?

THINGS are a little confusing when it comes to the Democratic Action Party’s (DAP) stance politically. State chief Chong Chieng Jen has declared that the party will not work with Parti Islam Sarawak (PAS) in the State election. Uh-huh. Reason being that PAS is an Islamist party etc. They didn’t seem to have any qualms … Continue reading

Sarikei resignation shows DAP Sarawak leadership’s true nature

IN 2011, when Sarawak last held a state election, Wong Ching King resigned as a secondary school teacher because he believed in the Democratic Action Party (DAP) and wanted to join its ranks. Five years later, Wong has awoken from his stupor and realised that his sacrifices have been for nought. Having been a part of … Continue reading

DAP rejects rural development but wants rural votes

THE Democratic Action Party (DAP) is really ‘amazing’. In the State Legislative Assembly (DUN), it’s elected representatives blatantly rejected our Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Adenan Satem’s move to seek an additional RM1 billion for rural development programmes in our Great State. And yet the party has some nerve trying to woo rural voters in Sarawak. It has … Continue reading

Set aside political differences for Sarawak’s sake

CHIEF Minister Datuk Patinggi Adenan Satem has called on opposition voters in the State to return to Barisan Nasional (BN). He called for everyone to focus on what’s best for our Great State instead of dwelling on political differences. “Let us set aside all our political differences for the sake of the future of Sarawak and … Continue reading

Sarawak abolishes quit rent – another reason I am thankful to be a Sarawakian

WELL the State Government under Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem abolished quit rent in the State for smallholder agricultural land and residential land as of yesterday (March 15). The definition of smallholder agricultural land here is land below 100 acres. Now that applies to most of us with gardens and paddy fields … Continue reading