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Stories by Joseph Tawie


| December 7, 2012
Ba’kelalan-Bario road protest

The construction of the RM40 million road connecting Ba Kelalan to Bario in Sarawak, at the cost of an... More ››

| December 4, 2012
palm-oil

With the Indonesian oil palm industry rapidly expanding, it is increasingly difficult to source additional workers More ››

| December 3, 2012
Peter chin

SUPP president Peter Chin's backtracking on his decision not to contest the Miri seat criticised by branch leader. More ››

| November 28, 2012
aussie

A campaign to mobilise Australians to pressure their government into forcing Hydro Tasmania to withdraw its support of the... More ››

| November 28, 2012
anwar najib hadi

Sarawak Minister Wong Soon Koh is of the opinion that Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim is "very fortunate" because none... More ››

| November 28, 2012
lim guan eng1

Instead of debating the Sarawak Budget, a senior state minister took potshots at Penang CM Lim Guan Eng. More ››

| November 26, 2012
YB Baru bian (3)

Baru Bian denounces the government for restricting the definition of native customary rights land. More ››

| November 24, 2012
Lembaga-Tabung-Haji

The Krian assemblyman wants Sarawak Chief Minister to “update” them on the progress of “negotiations” with Najib Tun Razak... More ››

| November 23, 2012
logging sarawak

Despite the billions derived from logging, oil and gas royalties, Sarawakian natives have remained poor with minimal infrastructure. More ››

| November 22, 2012
p1-bakundam

For the displaced natives in Bakun, Sarawak, its a case of 'water, water everywhere, nary a drop to drink'. More ››

| November 22, 2012
UPDATED
Sanmina-SCI Corporation workers in protest

The police block against a group of retrenched workers was a very clear and blatant attack on civil liberties... More ››

| November 20, 2012
wong ho leng

Sarawak cabinet ministers "don’t know the people’s problems and they don’t know their own problems", claims a legislator from... More ››

| November 20, 2012
baram-protest

Several Sarawak NGOs are collectively seeking to rope in their counterparts in Tasmania to help fight against the construction... More ››

| November 16, 2012
see-chee-how

Native customary rights (NCR) land lawyer See Chee How is still in shock over a Molotov cocktail that was... More ››

| November 16, 2012
taib mahmud

Opposition DAP claims that funds meant for the ‘reinforcement and expansion’ of power supply by Sarawak Electricity Supply Corporation... More ››

| November 14, 2012
ACP Shafie Ismail

Sarawak DAP is shocked at the Sibu police chief's plan to engage a bomoh to resolve murder cases. More ››

| November 12, 2012
penan

The Sarawak government took away their forest and land to build dams but left the community in Sungai Asap... More ››

| November 12, 2012
YB Baru bian (3)

Any bid to revive deregistered Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak (PBDS) will only allow the “powers-that-be” to further split the... More ››

| November 9, 2012
James-Masing

Former leaders of deregistered PBDS claim there are still 100,000 ex-members who are awaiting its registration and return.... More ››

| November 7, 2012
pkr flag

The spotlight is on Baram parliamentary seat in Sarawak where an opposition win can occur if PKR does not... More ››

| November 6, 2012
baram dam

Participants were appalled to hear that the widely accepted international standards for Social and Environmental Impact Assessments (SEIA)... More ››

| November 5, 2012
James-Masing

Former president of deregistered Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak (PBDS) has reminded James Masing that his political position was... More ››

| November 5, 2012
PBDS Baru ROS application

A bitter PBDS Baru chief has discounted any possibility of appealing to the BN-ruled government if its application for... More ››

| November 2, 2012
Sarawak-Corridor-for-Renewable-Energy

The Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) may lead to the state turning into a powerhouse of polluting... More ››

| November 2, 2012
Samajaya Free Zone

According to Sarawak DAP the dam projects espoused by the state government might also suffer the same fate as... More ››

| November 1, 2012
Peter Chin and Wong Soon Koh

'Indecisive' SUPP president Peter Chin is not gaining points for further delaying the party's decision on the status of... More ››

| October 31, 2012
Anti-Baram dam demonstration

Orang Ulu natives in Baram gathered to protest against their community leaders whom they claimed misrepresented them. More ››

| October 30, 2012
Peter chin

SUPP has decided to field its youth chief for Stampin constituency in the coming parliamentary elections. More ››

| October 29, 2012
ag-report

The A-G's 'approval' of a white-elephant RM213 million road and bridge project linking Kuching to the Isthmus area... More ››

| October 29, 2012
penan blockade_murum dam 03

The international community is closely monitoring developments involving the Murum Dam project and the displaced Penan community. More ››

| October 25, 2012
Taib Mahmud New

Does the Sarawak government even know how much of the state's rainforest is left? More ››

| October 24, 2012
orang kampung

A Malay Chamber of Commerce president's scathing comment that the Umno-driven Malay agenda had failed the community is leverage... More ››

| October 23, 2012
penan blockade_murum dam 03

The Penans are peaceful people and if there is any riot, it would be as a result of provocation,... More ››

| October 22, 2012
murum

It's time Peninsular Malaysians know what's happening in their backyard, says Sarawak NGO Save Rivers. More ››

| October 22, 2012
Chong Chieng Jen

Some 30% of Sarawak's annual budget go into a government-approved agencies 'trust fund', information to which no one has... More ››

| October 19, 2012
YB Baru bian (3)

The state government claims that they have created 2,000 millionaires through the Native Customary Rights JV concept, but others... More ››

| October 18, 2012
Sarawak Workers Party_general image

Party assures members that it has sufficient resources to mount a formidable challenge in the coming election. More ››

| October 17, 2012
penan blockade_murum dam 03

Senior Minister Awang Tengah Ali Hassan's claim that NGOs with 'ulterior motives' are misleading the Penan community has... More ››

| October 16, 2012
joseph-salang

'Ali Baba' contractors are squeezing Dayak contractors out of busienss in Pakan, Sarikei, Bintagor, Selangau, Kanowit and Sri... More ››

| October 15, 2012
penan blockade_murum dam 03

A 'first' notification on resettlement sites issued by the state government to Penans affected by the Murum dam which... More ››

| October 15, 2012
Wong Judat

The Meluan assemblyman denies that he was offered RM2 million to join the Sarawak Workers Party. More ››

| October 12, 2012
larry-sng

Sarawak Workers Party which trumpeted its plans to contest in six constituencies held by rival Parti Rakyat Sarawak... More ››

| October 11, 2012
gambar KR1M

The federal government should just scrap the cabotage policy if it really wants to score with the voters in... More ››

| October 11, 2012
mangrove forest santubong

Sarawak PKR wants stern action against a 'crony' contractor who is deliberately destroying an important swampland. More ››

| October 10, 2012
Sarawak ElectionbIRD

For CM Taib, it does not matter whether businessman Donald Lawan or incumbent Masir Kujat win the Sri Aman... More ››

| October 10, 2012
penan blockade_murum dam 03

While one team of Penans are in Kuching to negotiate promised compensations, another is still manning blockades on the... More ››

| October 8, 2012
Peter chin

Peter Chin's faction within SUPP is hoping that by distributing ROS's March 26 letter to all branches, the issue... More ››

| October 7, 2012
baru bian 1

Survey native customary rights land under Section 18 of Land Code. More ››

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