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Sabahan goes to court in bid to start Christian radio station

KOTA KINABALU, July 14 — Sabah-born property investor Ronnie Vun Yun Heu is seeking a court order for permission to set up a Christian radio station for Sabah and Sarawak.

Sabahans, Sarawakians say firm ‘no’ to Hadi’s bill

On April 6, Parliament hastily cleared all government business to allow for the tabling of the controversial “Bill 355” which aims to expand the syariah courts’ criminal jurisdiction from three years of imprisonment, RM5,000 in fine and six strokes of the whip (the 3-5-6 limit) to 30 years, RM100,000 and 100 strokes (the 30-100-100 limit). […]

Parti Cinta Sabah pulls out of local Sabah alliance

By leaving the alliance, PCS hopes it can play an important role in facilitating formal discussions with all opposition parties in Sabah to form a grand opposition alliance. PETALING JAYA: Parti Cinta Sabah (PCS) has pulled out of the five-party local opposition group Gabungan Sabah or United Sabah Alliance (USA). PCS president Wilfred Bumburing said […]

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 […]

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