Posts Tagged: Taib Mahmud

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RM4.1b Murum hydro-electric dam launched


The RM4.1 billion Murum hydro-electric power dam, able to provide 944MW in power, was officially launched by Yang di-Pertua Negeri Abdul Taib Mahmud today. The state government has said the dam, located 840km from Kuching, will provide power for a

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RM4.1b Murum hydro-electric dam launched


The RM4.1 billion Murum hydro-electric power dam, able to provide 944MW in power, was officially launched by Yang di-Pertua Negeri Abdul Taib Mahmud today. The state government has said the dam, located 840km from Kuching, will provide power for a

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Congrats to Adenan


VOTERS have elected candidates from the Barisan Nasional in 72 out of 82 seats of the State Legislative Assembly. The big victory may have raised eyebrows, but I am not surprised. I have predicted in this column that Barisan will

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Congrats to Adenan


VOTERS have elected candidates from the Barisan Nasional in 72 out of 82 seats of the State Legislative Assembly. The big victory may have raised eyebrows, but I am not surprised. I have predicted in this column that Barisan will

A record of untrue stories – The Case Of Clare Rewcastle


On Tuesday, 26 January 2016, the Malaysian Attorney-General Mohamed Apandi Ali dismissed as false allegations that a donation to PM Najib Razak had come from state fund 1MDB. In fact, the investigation concluded it had come from the Saudi Royal

A record of untrue stories – The Case Of Clare Rewcastle


On Tuesday, 26 January 2016, the Malaysian Attorney-General Mohamed Apandi Ali dismissed as false allegations that a donation to PM Najib Razak had come from state fund 1MDB. In fact, the investigation concluded it had come from the Saudi Royal

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Taib’s jet hits MASWings plane at Mukah airport


A private jet carrying Sarawak Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud collided with a MASWings plane after landing at Mukah Airport today, according to The Star yesterday.   Mukah police chief DSP Jimmy Panyau was quoted as saying that the left

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Taib’s jet hits MASWings plane at Mukah airport


A private jet carrying Sarawak Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud collided with a MASWings plane after landing at Mukah Airport today, according to The Star yesterday.   Mukah police chief DSP Jimmy Panyau was quoted as saying that the left

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Bruno Manser Fund lauds Sarawak CM’s clean timber industry stance


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has earned plaudits from Swiss-based NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) for pledging to save Sarawak’s forests and fight timber corruption. BMF, well known as a fierce critic of former chief minister Tun Abdul

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Bruno Manser Fund lauds Sarawak CM’s clean timber industry stance


Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has earned plaudits from Swiss-based NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) for pledging to save Sarawak’s forests and fight timber corruption. BMF, well known as a fierce critic of former chief minister Tun Abdul

My divorce case a global conspiracy: Taib’s son


Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, son of Sarawak Governor Abdul Taib Mahmud, has threatened legal action over media reports on assets and wealth attributed to him or his father which he claims are untrue. Testifying at the Kuala Lumpur Syariah Court

My divorce case a global conspiracy: Taib’s son


Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, son of Sarawak Governor Abdul Taib Mahmud, has threatened legal action over media reports on assets and wealth attributed to him or his father which he claims are untrue. Testifying at the Kuala Lumpur Syariah Court

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Stemming Tide Of Illegal Immigrants


The influx of illegal immigrants into Sarawak must be dealt with firmly to ensure it does not threaten the country’s sovereignty and public security. Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud emphasised this when declaring open the first

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Stemming Tide Of Illegal Immigrants


The influx of illegal immigrants into Sarawak must be dealt with firmly to ensure it does not threaten the country’s sovereignty and public security. Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud emphasised this when declaring open the first

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We didn’t benefit from Taib link, claims CMS


We didn’t benefit from Taib link, claims CMS   State governor and former Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud family is not the reason for Cahya Mata Sarawak’s success, group managing director Richard Curtis said.   The family owns close

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We didn’t benefit from Taib link, claims CMS


We didn’t benefit from Taib link, claims CMS   State governor and former Sarawak Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud family is not the reason for Cahya Mata Sarawak’s success, group managing director Richard Curtis said.   The family owns close

NGOs should keep quiet if you can’t help, says Adenan Satem


Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem has chided non-government organisations (NGOs) who are good only at blaming the government and offering no solutions. The Borneo Post reports: In view of allegations from several NGOs that his administration was

NGOs should keep quiet if you can’t help, says Adenan Satem


Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem has chided non-government organisations (NGOs) who are good only at blaming the government and offering no solutions. The Borneo Post reports: In view of allegations from several NGOs that his administration was

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Taib’s son was legally married to Australian


Despite claims to the contrary, checks show Taib’s son was married to Aida at the time of his sister’s wedding in August 2000, not 1999. Doubts were today cast when Sarawak business entrepreneur Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib was accused of

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Taib’s son was legally married to Australian


Despite claims to the contrary, checks show Taib’s son was married to Aida at the time of his sister’s wedding in August 2000, not 1999. Doubts were today cast when Sarawak business entrepreneur Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib was accused of

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Taib – The Visionary book launched


Taib-­‐The Visionary Book by Siva Kumar G was deemed as a very definitive book that has  been written about the Sarawak Yang Di-­‐Pertua Negeri, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Haji Adenan Satem

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Taib – The Visionary book launched


Taib-­‐The Visionary Book by Siva Kumar G was deemed as a very definitive book that has  been written about the Sarawak Yang Di-­‐Pertua Negeri, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Haji Adenan Satem

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Book laced with errors all over, say Taib’s lawyers


International law firm Mishcon de Reya acting on behalf of Sarawak governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud have pushed to stop a BBC interview from being broadcast, reports the Bruno Manser Fund. Mishcon’s request cited the book being “full of errors”,

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Book laced with errors all over, say Taib’s lawyers


International law firm Mishcon de Reya acting on behalf of Sarawak governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud have pushed to stop a BBC interview from being broadcast, reports the Bruno Manser Fund. Mishcon’s request cited the book being “full of errors”,

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Book on Taib the visionary to be launched


The authorised biography of Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud titled ‘Taib The Visionary’ will be launched by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem on Jan 15 at the State Legislative Assembly building. A comprehensive story of the

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Book on Taib the visionary to be launched


The authorised biography of Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud titled ‘Taib The Visionary’ will be launched by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem on Jan 15 at the State Legislative Assembly building. A comprehensive story of the

Adenan defends Sarawak against religious and racial extremists


On the local Sarawak front, 2014 saw the emergence of Tan Sri Adenan Satem as the Chief Minister, replacing Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud who had been the state’s number one for the past 33 years. Adenan has proven to be

Adenan defends Sarawak against religious and racial extremists


On the local Sarawak front, 2014 saw the emergence of Tan Sri Adenan Satem as the Chief Minister, replacing Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud who had been the state’s number one for the past 33 years. Adenan has proven to be

Adenan’s rise – Sarawak’s story of the year


Hamdan Ismail writes .. When Tan Sri Adenan Satem took up the mantle of leadership as the new chief minister of Sarawak last March, it answered a longstanding question of who replaces Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud (now Tun), who

Adenan’s rise – Sarawak’s story of the year


Hamdan Ismail writes .. When Tan Sri Adenan Satem took up the mantle of leadership as the new chief minister of Sarawak last March, it answered a longstanding question of who replaces Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud (now Tun), who

Sarawak politics bite


Peninsular journalist Joceline Tan from The Star like many of the others had thought that Sarawak politics was predictable, or at least political personalities. In a report of Sunday 14 December, she wrote: The no-frills and no-nonsense style of Sarawak

Sarawak politics bite


Peninsular journalist Joceline Tan from The Star like many of the others had thought that Sarawak politics was predictable, or at least political personalities. In a report of Sunday 14 December, she wrote: The no-frills and no-nonsense style of Sarawak