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MP moots ‘hardship allowance’ for civil servants from Sabah, S’wak

PARLIAMENT Putrajaya has been urged to include “hardship allowance” for civil servants from Sabah and Sarawak who are working in Peninsula Malaysia in the next national budget. Teresa Kok (DAP-Seputeh), during the debate on the Supplementary Supply 2016 (Bill) 2017 today, said civil servants originating from those two states have a hard time coping with […]

Reverend Dusing on Christmas, 1MDB and citizenship

By Rev Jerry Dusing  As we bring 2016 to a close, we thank God for His love, blessings and protection on us throughout the year. We thank God for the strengthened unity amongst the Church and the people of Sabah of various beliefs. In the midst of the political and economic challenges of our nation, […]

Political Shake Up in Sabah

Today I met former UMNO minister Shafie Apdal and former PKR ADUN for Moyog, YB Terence Siambun At the entrance of Dewan Rakyat. I congratulated Shafie for his new party, Parti Warisan Sabah was approved by ROS today. Today, both Muhyiddin Yassin and Shafie Apdal are sitting on the front row of the opposition bench. […]

Absurd to suggest PH pull out of Sabah, says Kok

PETALING JAYA: DAP’s Teresa Kok has labelled as absurd a suggestion that Pakatan Harapan (PH) pull out of Sabah so that Shafie Apdal’s party can take on BN in straight fights. The DAP vice-chairperson was commenting on the suggestion from Universiti Malaya political analyst Associate Prof Awang Azman Awang Pawi. Kok said while state issues […]

Funeral mass for Bernard Then

I just came out of the wake of Bernard Then at the funeral parlour of St Francis Xavier Church at Petaling Jaya. Bernard is the Sarawakian who was kidnapped and beheaded by Abu Sayaff terrorists. I felt so sorrowful to see his ashes which was placed next to his photograph. I expressed my condolences to […]

Nurul Izzah barred from entering Sarawak

PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar, who was photographed with the daughter of a Sulu separatist leader in Manila a few months ago, has been barred from entering Sarawak. Nurul Izzah was stopped by immigration officers at the passport control counter soon after touching down at the Kuching International Airport at 4pm on an AirAsia flight. […]

Henti membuli Nurul Izzah, jangan lari dari masalah serius, tumpu kepada isu

Hari ini, wanita PKR, DAP dan Amanah berkumpul dan adakan sidang akhbar untuk mendesak BN hentikan pembulian terhadap Nurul Izzah. Kenyataan kami adalah seperti berikut:— Kami merasa amat kecewa kerana kerajaan sanggup menumpukan perhatian ke atas satu isu kecil gambar foto, dan tidak pula menangani isu sebenar yang sedang merosakkan negara sekarang. Sememangnya isu foto […]

Stop bullying Nurul Izzah, don’t run away from serious problems, focus on real issues

Today I represented the DAP to attend the opening of PKR National Congress. After the opening of the congress, the women of DAP, Amanah and PKR came together to have press conference together. Below is our joint statement: It is very disheartening to see that the government would rather concentrate on a trivial issue of […]

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