Monday, October 15, 2018
Edward, who was former PBS Tamparuli Assemblyman and current Deputy President of Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku, was delighted that MA63 is now mainstream news and up for review compared to his early UBF days and tracked by the Special Branch since 2010.
According to Edward, the setting-up of the 3 Committees is good and presents a golden opportunity to resolve the long outstanding issues pertaining to the formation of Malaysia and the rights and special privileges accorded to Sabah and Sarawak in the Federation of Malaysia.
Posted by wikisabah at 9:46:00 PM
He said Shafie is making the federal immigration department a scapegoat by blaming them. - The Malaysia Insight
Posted by wikisabah at 5:12:00 PM
PETALING JAYA - Lawyers group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) today called for an end to the practice of awarding politicians or ministers with honorary titles by virtue of their position.
In a statement, it said honorary titles should not simply be handed out, but rather awarded after a strenuous vetting process to those who had unquestionably contributed to society through “exceptional service beyond their call of duty”.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:08:00 PM
Friday, October 12, 2018
Kuasa, which was formed in 2014 to empower groups and individuals who want to become agents for change, said it was irresponsible to prepare a manifesto for a general election without considering whether the promises would be delivered in the event of victory.
It also took Mahathir to task for calling the manifesto “a big burden” now.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:35:00 PM
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 2.1 per cent to 25,052.83, down 2.1 per cent or 545 points, bringing its losses for the week to more than 5 per cent.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:10:00 PM
KOTA KINABALU - The Sabah Immigration Department is stopping the registration of IMM13 passes for children of Filipino refugees from Friday (Oct 12).
Posted by wikisabah at 1:47:00 PM
The case was won by Borneo Samudera Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of state-owned Sawit Kinabalu, after the High Court ruled that Liew and the two others had unlawfully induced a group of smallholders to breach their joint venture agreement with Borneo Samudera.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:19:00 AM
Thursday, October 11, 2018
IMM13 is a visit pass issued by the Immigration Department to Filipino refugees who escaped to Sabah following unrest in the southern Philippines in the early 1970s.
IMM13 holders are allowed to stay in Sabah and Labuan and work without having to apply for a work pass. They are also allowed to go to school and get medical services from the government.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:49:00 PM
Yong, who is Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) President, told that as barter trade will have trade positive spin-offs on local economies, the government should expand the number of barter trade ports such as at Lahad Datu which already has good port facilities. Lahad Datu is also a growing hub in the East Coast, being strategically located mid-way between Sandakan and Tawau.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:12:00 PM
SYDNEY - A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck remote New Britain island in Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said, though there were no immediate reports of damage.
The quake hit about 200 km (125 miles) southwest of the town of Rabaul at a depth of almost 40 km, just before 7 a.m. local time (2100 GMT Wednesday).
"We felt the earthquake a bit, but it was not too strong," Constable Roy Michael told Reuters by phone from Rabaul police station.
He said there was no damage in the town, but officers had not yet been able to contact villages closer to the epicentre.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:53:00 PM
The victims in East Java's Sumenep district perished after being crushed by collapsed buildings, national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said.
"The earthquake happened early Thursday when they were sleeping and the quake suddenly rocked so they didn't have time to evacuate," he said, adding that damage caused by the tremor was not widespread.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:50:00 PM
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
They were a retired policeman, Andurangan Tubai, a native Dusun Bagahak, and a retired Customs Department officer Ettin Ali, a native Idahan.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:36:00 PM
In an open letter to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, engineer Justin Chin Jing Ho, 28, said he feared losing his job and also did not know how to comfort his colleagues.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:07:00 PM