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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

Adenan wants focus on narrowing digital divide

CHIEF Minister Datuk Patinggi Adenan Satem has called for a narrowing of the digital divide in our Great State. While those of us in urban areas usually complain about the quality of Internet services, many Sarawakians in rural areas still don’t have access at all. Our Chief Minister has been told by the federal Communications and Multimedia … Continue reading

Get this straight – immigration is Sarawak’s prerogative

I HAVE been an annoyed Sarawakian for the last couple of days. I don’t like it when any of Sarawak’s rights are questioned, particularly when it comes to immigration. Under the 18-point agreement for the formation of Malaysia, immigration comes under the control of our great State. This was something our wise forefathers did to protect … Continue reading

Sarawakians back Adenan on having English as second official language

IT’S been quite an interesting journey since our Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem so wisely decided to make English an official language of our great State again. We’ve really seen how narrow-minded some people from across the South China Sea can be and it really does not surprise me. Over the weekend … Continue reading

Bruno Manser Fund praises Adenan

IN what can be called an amazing coup for Sarawak, our Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Adenan Satem has received plaudits from the Bruno Manser Fund – a Swiss-based NGO that has had nothing good to say about our State for decades. Yes the BMF has joined the ranks of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and … Continue reading

Sarawak CM pledges to battle illegal immigrants

OUR Chief Minister has vowed to ensure that illegal immigrants do not gain a foothold in the State. Personally I didn’t realise how serious the problem was until it was highlighted in The Borneo Post that illegal immigrants were muscling in on our fishermen in Miri and also starting settlements there. Datuk Patinggi Adenan Satem … Continue reading

Pandelela Rinong Olympic bronze medallist!!

PANDELELA Rinong Pamg — Olympic bronze medallist. The 19-year-old from Kampung Jugan, Bau has done good at the London Olympics. Yes defending champion Chen Roulin from China outclassed everyone in the field. And yes, the silver went to 16-year-old Australian Brittany Broben. But the most important medal — as far as Sarawakians and Malaysians are … Continue reading

Medal or not Pandelela Rinong is a champion

PANDELELA Rinong is unquestionably a champion. She has inscribed her name in the record books as the first Malaysian woman to qualify for the Olympics. Yes, our Sarawakian diving queen is one of 12 divers in the world to have qualified for the finals. That’s right in the world. She finished in fifth place during … Continue reading

Sarawakians, let’s all pray for Pandelela Rinong

OUR Sarawakian diving queen Pandelela Rinong has reignited Malaysia’s prospects of winning another medal at the London Olympics! She is in fantastic form and has managed to qualify for the semi-finals of the women’s 10m individual platform in second place. Yes, she was second out of the 18 divers who qualified. Pandelela scored 349.35 points … Continue reading

BAM tries to rob Pandelela Rinong of Olympic flag bearer honour

THE Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is trying to rob Sarawakian Diving Queen Pandelela Rinong of the honour to carry the Malaysian flag at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics! Yes, the BAM has had the nerve to request Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) members change their minds on who should be given this … Continue reading